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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 ...

Where is the Middle East? The Near East? The Far East? - Dictionary

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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.

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

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Aug 14, 2014 ... Middle East, the lands around the southern and eastern shores of the ... who tended to divide what they called the Orient into three regions.

North Africa/ Southwest Asia - The Geoverse

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North Africa/Southwest Asia (also known as the Mideast) is an excellent .... They also learned how to grow important grains, called cereals, such as barley, wheat, and rice. .... North Africa/Southwest Asia is also known as the Middle East. 2.

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, ...

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 ...

What are physical features of southwest Asia? | Reference.com

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Most commonly called the Middle East, southwest Asia is most notable for its vast territories. Countries that make up this region include Turkey, Saudi Arabia, ...

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).

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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.

Shouldnt the 'Middle East' be renamed South-West Asia? - Quora

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No, the terms Middle East and Southwest Asia are not mutually equivalent. The Middle East at a minimum includes two countries not in Southwest Asia: Egypt ...

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 ...