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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


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.


The middle east

Map of population density doesn’t have fixed boundaries.


Demographics
Demographics doesn’t have fixed boundaries.


Population
Population doesn’t have fixed boundaries.


Interaction with environment
Interaction with Environment doesn’t have fixed boundaries.

  • Farming

  • Pollute water

  • Oil


The middle east

Land use and resources doesn’t have fixed boundaries.


Culture
Culture doesn’t have fixed boundaries.

  • 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 doesn’t have fixed boundaries.

  • Diverse

  • Oil

  • Cash crops


The middle east
Oil doesn’t have fixed boundaries.


Resources
Resources doesn’t have fixed boundaries.

  • Oil

  • Natural gas and phosphate

  • Water

  • Pollution


Resources1
Resources doesn’t have fixed boundaries.

  • 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