Syria is located in Asia.
The official ISO 3166 code for Syria is:
Facts about the flag:
The Syrian flag features the classic pan-Arabic colors. Traditionally, the colors have a historical and religious significance, as each color represents a certain dynasty or caliphate.
Nowadays, the red color is mainly interpreted as blood spill and heavy sacrificing during the freedom fight, white is a symbol of freedom and light, while black can be a reminder of the dark past of the colonial era.
Green is the color of Islam, but it is also considered the color of hope. Previously, the two stars were a symbol of the two states of the United Arab Republic, a union between Syria and Egypt, between 1958 and 1961. Nowadays, it is seen as a symbol for Syria. as well as Iraq. The flag was adopted on March 30th, 1980.
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