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The Middle East. Countries of the Middle East. Iran, Afghanistan,Pakistan,Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan,Uzbekistan,Turkmenistan,Turkey, Syria,Lebanon,Iraq,Israel,Palestine,Jordan, Kuwait,Bahrain,Saudi Arabia,United Arab Emirates,Oman,Yemen, Egypt. Location.

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countries of the middle east
Countries of the Middle East

Iran, Afghanistan,Pakistan,Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan,Uzbekistan,Turkmenistan,Turkey, Syria,Lebanon,Iraq,Israel,Palestine,Jordan,

Kuwait,Bahrain,Saudi Arabia,United Arab Emirates,Oman,Yemen, Egypt

location
Location
  • Exact Location: 29° N, 41° E (Saudi Arabia)
    • Turkey: 35N 5E
    • Iraq: 33N 44E
    • Pakistan: 33N 73E
    • Oman: 23N 58E
    • Saudi Arabia: 24N 46E
    • Yemen: 14N 44E
    • Iran: 35N 51E
  • Relative Location:
landforms
Landforms
  • Anatolian Plateau
  • An Nafud Desert
  • Ar Rub’ Al Khali Desert
  • Arabian Desert
  • Asir and Hejaz Mountains
  • Caucasus Mountains
  • Dash e-Lut
  • Elburz Mountains
  • Hadramawt
  • Hindu Kush
  • Karakum Desert
  • Pamie
  • Syrian Desert
  • Taurus Mountains
  • Tien Shan
  • Zagros Mountains
movement
Movement
  • 13 million first-generation migrants from Arab nations
  • Migration
features
Features

The Great Pyramid of Giza

The Lost City of Petra

Hagia Sofia

The Old City of Jerusalem

climate
Climate
  • Dry and hot
  • Global warming
  • human interactions and ecosystem
    • settle around the limited fresh water supply
    • Civilizations concentrate around fertile soil.
water
Water
  • water supply

-very limited in the Middle east

  • drinking water

-have to use desalination to get it

  • rivers in the area

-Tigris,Euphrates and the Nile river

  • Used for Ports
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Region: an area that has definable characteristics but it doesn’t have fixed boundaries.

  • It is primarily a desert with some small areas of fertile land close to the major rivers.

The Middle East is a region that roughly encompasses a majority of Western Asia and Egypt.

interaction with environment
Interaction with Environment
  • Farming
  • Pollute water
  • Oil
culture
Culture
  • Ethnic/Social Groups: Arabs, Turks, Persians, Balochs,Pashtuns, Lurs, Mandaeans, Tats, Jews, Kurds, Somalis, Assyrians, EgyptianCopts, Armenians, Azeris, Maltese,Circassians, Greeks, Turcomans, Shabaks, Yazidis, Georgians, Roma, Gagauz, Mhallami and Samaritans.
  • Religion: IslamJudaism, Christianity, Bahá\'í Faith, Yazdânism, Zoroastrianism, Mandeanism, Druze, Yarsan,Yazidism and Shabakism.
  • Languages: Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Berber, and Kurdish.
  • Interactions with others: through trade
economy
Economy
  • Diverse
  • Oil
  • Cash crops
resources
Resources
  • Oil
  • Natural gas and phosphate
  • Water
  • Pollution
resources1
Resources
  • http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/middleeast/melnd.htm
  • http://worldregionsproject.wikispaces.com/Global+Interactions+of+Middle+East
  • http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_East
  • http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_the_Middle_East
  • http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/meriv.htm
  • http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_politics_in_the_Middle_East
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