~Fertile Crescent is a land shared between Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan. It is shaped like a crescent moon.
~Syria lies at the Mediterranean Sea on the eastern end.
~Fertile coastal plains and valleys are along the Mediterranean Sea.
~Agriculture is a major economic activity
~Mostly wheat and cotton is what farmers raise in rich soil of mountains, valleys and plains.
~Farmers rely on irrigation in dry areas
~Since ancient times Syrian cloth and fabric are highly valued
~Half of teh 15.6 mikllion people of Syria live in rural areas. Other live in cities so therefore it is 50/50
~Damascus, the capital city is the city of 2 million people and more.