Search within this web site:

 
you are here ::

Land and Resources, Natural Resources

Orontes, phosphate rock, coastal region, iron ore, asphalt

Petroleum, natural gas, phosphate rock, asphalt, and salt are the main Syrian minerals found in sufficiently large quantities for commercial exploitation. Small deposits of coal, iron ore, copper, lead, and gold exist, primarily in mountainous regions. Good farmland is located in the coastal region and in parts of the valleys of the Orontes and Euphrates rivers.



Article key phrases:

Orontes, phosphate rock, coastal region, iron ore, asphalt, valleys, natural gas, copper, salt, gold, large quantities, parts

 
 

Search within this web site: