Vehicle registration plates of Syria
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The Syrian license plates since 1997 have black lettering on a white background. The plate is divided into 4 sections (when viewed from left to right):
- The left-most section: At the top the name of the province in Arabic and below that the registration number (a maximum of 6 digits) in Arabic numerals. The provinces are as follows:
- Aleppo (حلب)
- Damascus (دمشق)
- Daraa (درعا)
- Deir ez-Zor (دیر الزور)
- Hama (حماة)
- Hasakeh (الحسکة)
- Homs (حمص)
- Idlib (ادلب)
- Latakia (اللاذقیة)
- Quneitra (القنيطرة)
- Raqqa (الرقة)
- Rif Dimashq (ریف دمشق)
- As-Suwayda (السویداء)
- Tartus (طرطوس)
- The vertical strip: Country code SYR is written in Latin script.
- The second vertical strip: "Syria" is written in Arabic script.
- The right-most strip: The same registration number from the left-most area is written in Eastern Arabic numerals
Private vehicles are black on white.
Privately owned and run public transit is mostly run by taxis. Taxi license plates are red on white.
public owned and run public transit is mostly run by city buses. Bus license plates are black on red.
Rental vehicles with drivers are white on blue.
Rental vehicles without a driver have a mix of white on blue and black on white (similar to private vehicles).
Transit vehicles are black on yellow.
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