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Republic of Jazira
الجمهورية الجزيرة - Al-Jumhūrīyah as-Jazīrah
Timeline: 1983: Doomsday

OTL equivalent: Eastern and southern Syria
Flag Coat of Arms
Flag Coat of Arms
Location of Jazira
Map of Syria
Anthem "Ḥumāt ad-Diyār"
(and largest city)
Deir ez-Zor
Other cities Raqqa, Al-Hasakah, Al-Thawrah, Tadmor, Qamishli, Hémesa, An-Nabek and others
  others French, Armenian, Syriac, Kurdish, Turkish, Neo-Aramic and others
Sunni Islam
  others Atheism, Cristianity, Yazidism, Judaism and Shia Islam
Ethnic Groups
  others Armenians, Kurdish, Turks, Assyrians and others
Demonym Jazirans
Government Unitary parliamentary republic
  legislature Jaziran Parliament
President Îlham Ehmed
Prime Minister Riad Darar
Area 134,578 km²
Population 4,307,000 
Established 28 November 1983
Independence from Syrian Arab Republic
  declared 14 May 1985
Currency Jaziran Pound
Organizations League of Nations

The Republic of Jazira, more commonly know as Al-Jazira (الجزيرة), Djazirah, Eastern Syria and the Third Syrian Republic is a located in the Upper Mesopotamia region and in the Syrian desert, it border Turkey and Kurdistan to the west and to the north, Lebanon to the west, Jabal al-Druze to the west, Jordan and Iraq to the south.

Currently it hold rocky relationships with Turkey and claim Western Syria as a part of the republic, there are current talks about the possibility of Jabal al-Druze to join Jazira as an autonomous province.