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Syria Elevation Map

Syria is a country located in the Middle East, with an average elevation of about 500m above sea level.


Most of the country is composed of mountains and plateaus, with the highest elevations in the east and north east regions.


The coastal region is relatively flat and has several small valleys, while the Syrian Desert covers most of the eastern and southern parts.

Syrian topography is largely influenced by tectonic movements and volcanic activity that took place millions of years ago.

Highest point

The highest point in Syria is Mount Hermon, with an elevation of 2,814m. It is located in the southwestern region of Syria near the border with Lebanon and Israel.

Lowest point

The lowest point in Syria is the shores of the Dead Sea, which lies at an elevation of about 420m below sea level. It is located in the southeastern region of Syria near the border with Jordan.

Similar landscape

Syria's topography is similar to that of neighboring countries such as Lebanon, Turkey, and Jordan, which also have mountainous regions with varying elevations.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in Syria and their elevation above sea level.