Bodies of water in the Middle East include the Amu Darya River, Euphrates River, Indus River, Tigris River, Persian Gulf and Nile River. The largest lake in the Middle East is Lake Urmia in northwest Iran, which has a surface area of 2,000 square miles and a maximum depth of 52 feet.Know More
Bodies of water that border countries in the Middle East include the Indian Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea, Black Sea, Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf and Caspian Sea.
The Suez Canal, a man-made body of water in Egypt that connects the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea, opened passage to commercial vessels in 1869. It is 100.82 miles long, with two access canals of 14 miles and 5.6 miles.
The 4,258-mile Nile River that flows through Egypt is the longest river in the world. Its mouth is located at Egypt's shore with the Mediterranean Sea.
The Euphrates river flows through Turkey, Syria and Iraq, ending its route in the Persian Gulf. The ancient city of Babylon is found on the river's shores.
The Indus and Tigris rivers merge to become the Shatt al Arab River, which also flows out into the Persian Gulf. The Tigris River is 1,180 miles in length.Learn More
Some of the major bodies of water in Egypt include the Nile River, Lake Qarun, High Dam Lake, Aswan Lake, Lake Nasser, Gulf of Suez and Gulf of Aqaba. Egypt is situated in the northern region of Africa and is surrounded by the Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea.Full Answer >
Egypt borders Israel on to the southwest, while Jordan borders Israel to the south and partially to the east, and Lebanon borders Israel to the north. The Mediterranean Sea borders Israel to the northwest, while the Dead Sea and Jordan River run through the border of Israel and Jordan. Lake Tiberias separates Israel from the tip of Syria.Full Answer >
Bodies of water on Earth are maintained by the atmosphere keeping the water cycle of evaporation, condensation and precipitation functioning so that water can be replenished. Also, the gravitational pull of the Earth keeps water from leaving the planet.Full Answer >
Part of northeast Germany faces the North Sea, and part of northwest Germany faces the Baltic Sea. This country is mostly landlocked.Full Answer >