Middle East Statistics
Terms in this set (20)
What continent is most of the Middle East located on?
What is the dominant religion?
What is the dominant language?
What 3 religions claim Jerusalem as a holy city?
Judaism, Christianity, Islam
What is the most sacred city for Muslims?
What is Iran's ancient name?
What is another name for the Iranian people?
What is Iran's main language?
How many emirates are there in the UAE?
What sea has the world's lowest point of elevation & one of the saltiest concentrations?
What ancient civilization emerged between the Tigris & Euphrates Rivers?
What does ISIS stand for?
Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
What term identifies the Supreme Leader of Iran?
What country prohibits women from driving?
What are the 2 dominant sects of Islam?
What are the 3 main sectarian groups in Iraq?
Kurds, Sunnis, Shiites
What ethnic group of 38 million is dispersed in Turkey, Iraq, Iran & Syria, seeking a homeland?
What Middle Eastern regional organization promotes economic & political cooperation?
What does OPEC stand for?
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
What country will host the 2022 World Cup?
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