Syria is located in western Asia. The main language spoken in Syria is Arabic. The current population (as of 2018) is 18,284,407 . Syria has a human development index (HDI) of 0.536 and therefore can be considered as country with low human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Syria. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.
Damascus is located in the province of Damascus and is the capital of Syria. 1,711,000 people are living in Damascus (as of 2019). The city is very important and represents Syria internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.
About the US embassy in Damascus, Syria
Visa services are not handled by the US embassy in Damascus, due to the current political situation in Syria.
It is recommended that you contact a US embassy outside Syria for further advice. The nearest embassies are located in Amman, Jordan and Cairo Egypt.
American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Damascus, Syria
This embassy currently only offer very limited American citizen services. Nearby embassies that do offer more services include Amman, Jordan and Cairo, Egypt.
Notary services offered by the US embassy in Damascus, Syria
This embassy does not currently offer notary services. Nearby embassies that do offer such services include Amman, Jordan and Cairo, Egypt.