Local Supplies Markets

  • Syrian food is rich in vegetables, grains, fruit, nuts, beans and aromatic spices
  • Lemons, onion and garlic, as well as mint and parsley are used in vast quantities
  • Syrian bread (pita) is served at most meals and is used to dip into pastes and salads
  • Meals are stuffed with vegetables and vegetables are stuffed with meats
  • A typical Syrian meal begins with mezze, a spread of salads, pickles and appetizers

 

Telephone Lines in Syria : 2004 - 2007

Year

Manual

Automatic

Total

2004

2,127

2,659,449

2,661,576

2005

2,011

2,904,552

2,906,563

2006

1,581

3,244,537

3,246,118

2007

1,547

3,453,976

3,455,523

 

Telephone Lines in Syria by District: 2007

Governate

Manual

Automatic

Total

Aleppo  

 

623,810

623,810

Al-Hasakeh

1,026

136,570

137,596

Al-Rakka

62

80,476

80,538

Al-Sweida

 

80,139

80,139

Damascus  

 

598,146

598,146

Damascus Rural

 

489,222

489,222

Dar'a

 

137,376

137,376

Deir-ez-Zor

 

126,370

126,370

Hama  

246

251,776

252,022

Homs  

85

333,404

333,489

Idleb

 

170,561

170,561

Lattakia

128

231,983

232,111

Quneitra

 

14,120

14,120

Tartous

 

180,023

180,023

Total

1,547

3,453,976

3,455,523

Source:  Syrian Statistics: 2008

 

Production of Agriculture Crops – Syria : 2003 – 2007

 

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

Cereals

 

 

 

 

 

Wheat

4,913,000

4,537,001

4,668,001

4,931,001

4,041,000

Barley

1,079,000

527,000

767,000

1,202,000

785,000

Maize

226,001

210,000

187,000

159,000

177,000

Millet

4,000

3,000

3,000

5,000

4,000

Legumes

 

 

 

 

 

Lentils

168,000

125,000

153,001

181,000

109,000

Chick Peas

87,000

45,000

65,000

52,000

50,000

Dry Broad Beans

32,000

35,001

34,000

31,000

25,000

Dry Haricot Beans

3,000

3,001

3,000

2,000

1,000

Dry Peas

2,000

3,000

5,000

10,000

6,000

Dry Rambling Vetch

16,000

12,000

12,000

13,000

7,000

Dry Flowering Sern

5,000

6,000

10,000

15,000

14,000

Dry Bitter Vetch

7,000

6,001

3,000

3,000

3,000