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Western Asia

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Western Asia, West Asia, Southwestern Asia or Southwest Asia is the westernmost subregion of Asia. The concept is in limited use, as it significantly overlaps with the Middle East ...

South West Asia / Middle East - People Like Me Viewer's Guide

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South West Asia / Middle East [ Afghanistan ]. Southwest Asia, also called the Middle East, extends from Afghanistan in the east to Saudi Arabia in the West, and ...

What is the difference between west Asia and the Middle East ...

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Apr 12, 2015 ... Middle East Asia and West asia is the same region but depends upon who is .... And if it's not, then why is it still called the Middle East, and not ...

Middle East | region, Asia, Africa, and Europe | Britannica.com

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Middle East, the lands around the southern and eastern shores of the ... The central part of this general area was formerly called the Near East, a name given to ...

The Geography of the Middle East, Geoff Emberling

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Dec 29, 2010 ... The Middle East is a large and diverse geographical area located in southwest Asia and northeast Africa. ... Turkey, this region is sometimes called the Levant ( after the French term for “rising,” here referring to the rising sun).

Countries of the Middle East (Southwest Asia)

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The countries of the Middle East (also known as Southwest Asia).

southwest asia (middle east) - Thomas County Schools

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The rivers of Southwest Asia (the Middle East) are important because much of this ... joins with the Tigris River to form one waterway called the Shaat al-Arab, ...

Middle East Map / Map of the Middle East - Facts, Geography ...

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Sep 19, 2016 ... Free map of Middle East for teachers and students. ... Europe to Asia and oscillate between being called European and Middle Eastern.

WESTERN ASIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST - Fact Monster

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WHY IS THE MIDDLE EAST CALLED A TROUBLE SPOT? WHICH TURKISH CITY LIES HALF IN ASIA AND HALF IN EUROPE? WHERE IS THE LOWEST ...

Southwest and Central Asia - Q-files Encyclopedia

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Southwest Asia is often called the Middle East, a region that covers 18 countries. The Middle East includes the Arabian Peninsula and extends to Iran in the.

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Why is southwest Asia called the middle east - Answers.com

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In relation to western Europe (instead of Asia) it is in the middle of the east.

Where is the Middle East? The Near East? The Far East ...

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Feb 24, 2012 ... It typically refers to southwest Asia, particularly Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, ... Oddly, in Asia, what we call the “Middle East” is called “Western Asia.

Southwest Asia Middle East Strategy at Harvard - Harvard University

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Mar 2, 2009 ... On the face of it, “Southwest Asia” looks like a geographic reference, and it ... at SUNY Binghamton, called the Program in Southwest Asian and North ... of ' Southwest Asia' instead of the Middle East as the area of crisis and of ...