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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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The middle east

The Middle East


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


The middle east

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.


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Map of population density


Demographics

Demographics


Population

Population


Interaction with environment

Interaction with Environment

  • Farming

  • Pollute water

  • Oil


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Land use and resources


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


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Oil


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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