world geo central asia,
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Black Sea to China.
Central Asia stretches from the ______________
Georgia ; they have no access to the sea.
All of the Countries of the sub region are _____________landlocked except , meaning ______________
The western section is called the _________ and lies between the Black and Caspian Seas. It consists of three small countries Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan.
Mount Shkhara ; Georgia ; 17, 063 feet.
This range includes ____________in ___________at a height of_______________
Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan.
This eastern section of central asia include the six "stans".
Persian ; "land of" or "place of".
The suffix -stan is an ancient___________ word that means___________ or __________
Mount Nowshak 24,000
_______________of the Hindu Kush soars at a height_______ of feet.
This region also has dune covered __________ or deserts.
Kara-Kum ; Turkmenistan,
The _________ or black-sand desert, covers most of ___________ Each of these Deserts are around the size of Arizona.
Kyzyl Kum ; Uzbekistan
while the___________ or the red sand desert covers half of_____________ . Each of these Deserts are around the size of Arizona
the Caspian Sea.
entral Asia is home to the largest inland Sea in the World, __________
Lake Balkhash ; Kazakhsta
The main lake in sub region is ______________, in eastern ___________ feed by the ILE River but the river was dammed making the lake higher in salinity.
Amu Dar'ya and the Syr Dar'ya.
____________ Both rivers are feed by mountain rivers and spill into the Aral Sea.
sheep, horses, camels, and cattle.
Livestock that are adapted to the area include __________________
cereals, such as barley, oats, and wheat ; Cotton
The major crops are _________________ which are all grown for food. _________is also another crop that is grown in the area.
Western Georgia ; Black sea ; 100
___________on the shores of the ___________ can receive up to _______inches of rain annually.
Georgia and Armenia ; 2,000 y ; Christianized
The countries of ____________formed kingdoms over___________ years ago. These two countries were both ___________ under the Roman Empire in the 4th century A.D. and the first two countries in the world to declare Christianity as the national religion.
the_________ was of major importance throughout the area beginning around 100 B.C.
In 1200 A.D. ___________ led the Mongol forces conquering all of Central Asia. Although many thousands died the Mongol period revived trade and brought prosperity.
1917 ; SSRs or Soviet Socialist Republics
After the Communist Revolution in __________all of Central Asia became part of the ________ except Afghanistan.
fall of the Soviet Union in ___________.