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115 terms
Southwest Asian ("Middle East")
Fertile cresent
silt
irrigation
canals
a large arc of rich farmland extending from the Persian Gulf…
a mix of rich soil and small rocks
a way of supplying water to an area of land
Human made water ways
Fertile cresent
a large arc of rich farmland extending from the Persian Gulf…
silt
a mix of rich soil and small rocks
12 terms
North Africa and Southwest Asian Culture
Kurd
Arab
Berber
Nomadic Herder
A largely Sunni Muslim people with their own language and cul…
An ethnic group originally from the Arabian Peninsula. Accord…
A member of a North African, primarily Muslim people living i…
people who do not build permanent homes and move to new locat…
Kurd
A largely Sunni Muslim people with their own language and cul…
Arab
An ethnic group originally from the Arabian Peninsula. Accord…
12 terms
North Africa and Southwest Asian Culture
Kurd
Arab
Berber
Nomadic Herder
A largely Sunni Muslim people with their own language and cul…
An ethnic group originally from the Arabian Peninsula. Accord…
A member of a North African, primarily Muslim people living i…
people who do not build permanent homes and move to new locat…
Kurd
A largely Sunni Muslim people with their own language and cul…
Arab
An ethnic group originally from the Arabian Peninsula. Accord…
11 terms
North Africa and Southwest Asian Culture
Kurd
Arab
Berber
Nomadic Herder
A largely Sunni Muslim people with their own language and cul…
To be an Arab, like an American, is a cultural trait rather t…
A member of a North African, primarily Muslim people living i…
people who do not build permanent homes and move to new locat…
Kurd
A largely Sunni Muslim people with their own language and cul…
Arab
To be an Arab, like an American, is a cultural trait rather t…
11 terms
North Africa and Southwest Asian Culture
Kurd
Arab
Berber
Nomadic Herder
A largely Sunni Muslim people with their own language and cul…
An ethnic group originally from the Arabian Peninsula. Accord…
A member of a North African, primarily Muslim people living i…
people who do not build permanent homes and move to new locat…
Kurd
A largely Sunni Muslim people with their own language and cul…
Arab
An ethnic group originally from the Arabian Peninsula. Accord…
15 terms
North Africa and Southwest Asian Culture
Kurd
Arab
Berber
Nomadic Herder
A largely Sunni Muslim people with their own language and cul…
An ethnic group originally from the Arabian Peninsula. Accord…
A member of a North African, primarily Muslim people living i…
people who do not build permanent homes and move to new locat…
Kurd
A largely Sunni Muslim people with their own language and cul…
Arab
An ethnic group originally from the Arabian Peninsula. Accord…
12 terms
North Africa and Southwest Asian Culture
Kurd
Arab
Berber
Nomadic Herder
A largely Sunni Muslim people with their own language and cul…
An ethnic group originally from the Arabian Peninsula. Accord…
A member of a North African, primarily Muslim people living i…
people who do not build permanent homes and move to new locat…
Kurd
A largely Sunni Muslim people with their own language and cul…
Arab
An ethnic group originally from the Arabian Peninsula. Accord…
12 terms
North Africa and Southwest Asian Culture
Kurd
Arab
Berber
Nomadic Herder
A largely Sunni Muslim people with their own language and cul…
An ethnic group originally from the Arabian Peninsula. Accord…
A member of a North African, primarily Muslim people living i…
people who do not build permanent homes and move to new locat…
Kurd
A largely Sunni Muslim people with their own language and cul…
Arab
An ethnic group originally from the Arabian Peninsula. Accord…
21 terms
north africa and southwest asian review
why have countries on the arabian peni…
what was the result of iran's 1979 rev…
how did israelis overcome the challeng…
how do most people in yemen and oman m…
so their economy won't collapse.
iran became islamic republic.
building irrigation systems and draining swamps.
farming and herding.
why have countries on the arabian peni…
so their economy won't collapse.
what was the result of iran's 1979 rev…
iran became islamic republic.
18 terms
Middle East/Southwest Africa
38
39
37
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Turkey
Cyprus
Georgia
Armenia
38
Turkey
39
Cyprus
25 terms
Southwest Asian and Middle Eastern Capitals
Afghanistan
Armenia
azerbaijan
bahrain
kabul
yerevan
baku
manama
Afghanistan
kabul
Armenia
yerevan
78 terms
Africa/South and Southwester Asian Capitals
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Algiers
Luanda
Porto-Novo
Gaborone
Algeria
Algiers
Angola
Luanda
38 terms
North Africa & Southwest Asia (Middle East)
Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, I…
Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Libya
Iran, Turkey, Egypt
Desert
Countries important for GDP
Countries important for land size
Countries important for population
Climate in the region that gets between 0 and 10 inches of ra…
Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, I…
Countries important for GDP
Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Libya
Countries important for land size
30 terms
Southwest Asia ( Middle East) and Spiral Africa
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Iran
OPEC
Euphrates and Tigirs
Petroleum
Countries of OPEC
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
Very important bodies of water in SW Asia. they start in the…
oil
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Iran
Countries of OPEC
OPEC
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
18 terms
Geography of the North Africa and Southwest Asia (The Middle East)
Afghanistan
Arabian Peninsula
Egypt
Indian Ocean
Afghanistan
Arabian Peninsula
46 terms
Chapter 7B: North Africa / Southwest Asian Regions
Cultural Revival
North Africa/Southwest Asian Regions (6)
Egypt and the Lower Nile Basin
The Nile
the regeneration of a long-dormant culture through internal r…
1. Egypt and the Lower Nile Basin... 2. The Maghreb and its Neig…
The heart of the entire realm... One of the most populated count…
95% of Egypt's population lives within 20 kilometers of the r…
Cultural Revival
the regeneration of a long-dormant culture through internal r…
North Africa/Southwest Asian Regions (6)
1. Egypt and the Lower Nile Basin... 2. The Maghreb and its Neig…
17 terms
Southwest Asia (Middle East) and North Africa Vocabulary
Civil war
Crop rotation
Deforestation
Desalinization
war fought between groups within a country
is a farming practiced, where different crops are planted in…
the widespread cutting of trees.
process of removing salt to make seawater drinkable and usable.
Civil war
war fought between groups within a country
Crop rotation
is a farming practiced, where different crops are planted in…
61 terms
Geography of Southwest Asia & North Africa (Middle East)
Tehran
Beirut
Cairo
Ankara
Name the capital of Iran.
Name the capital of Lebanon.
Name the capital of Egypt.
Name the capital of Turkey.
Tehran
Name the capital of Iran.
Beirut
Name the capital of Lebanon.
19 terms
Geography of the North Africa and Southwest Asia (The Middle East)
Arabian Peninsula
Egypt
Iran
Iraq
Arabian Peninsula
Egypt
18 terms
Geography of the North Africa and Southwest Asia (The Middle East)
Afghanistan
Arabian Peninsula
Egypt
Indian Ocean
Afghanistan
Arabian Peninsula
16 terms
Geography of the North Africa and Southwest Asia (The Middle East)
Afghanistan
Arabian Peninsula
Egypt
Indian Ocean
Afghanistan
Arabian Peninsula
18 terms
Geography of the North Africa and Southwest Asia (The Middle East)
Afghanistan
Arabian Peninsula
Egypt
Indian Ocean
Afghanistan
Arabian Peninsula
37 terms
The Middle East / Southwest Asia / Northern Africa
Aquifers
Delta
Oasis
Rain Shadow
underground water sources
a broad, triangular-shaped land area at the mouth of a river
a small fertile area in the desert, usually a place where wat…
an area that receives less precipitation because of its locat…
Aquifers
underground water sources
Delta
a broad, triangular-shaped land area at the mouth of a river
40 terms
Middle East (Southwest Asia) and North Africa
Why North Africa & Middle East Together?
Grassland
Deserts
Sahara
Language, History, Climate
More Common
Sahara (Largest and hottest desert in the world), Libyan, Nub…
Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Sudan, Tunisia…
Why North Africa & Middle East Together?
Language, History, Climate
Grassland
More Common
28 terms
Southwest Asia/ Middle Africa/ Central Asia
Afghanistan
Algeria
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Kabul
Algiers
Yerevan
Baku
Afghanistan
Kabul
Algeria
Algiers
37 terms
The Middle East / Southwest Asia / Northern Africa
Aquifers
Delta
Oasis
Rain Shadow
underground water sources
a broad, triangular-shaped land area at the mouth of a river
a small fertile area in the desert, usually a place where wat…
an area that receives less precipitation because of its locat…
Aquifers
underground water sources
Delta
a broad, triangular-shaped land area at the mouth of a river
29 terms
The Middle East Map (North Africa and Southwest Asia)
Afghanistan
Algeria
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Afghanistan
Algeria
12 terms
Middle East / North Africa/Southwest Asia
Politics
Political Issues
Medical
Language in Iran
Absolute monarchs rule many countries and democracy is rare
Major political issues in the area include Israel, which many…
In countries such as Saudi Arabia, socialist aspects like fre…
Farsi
Politics
Absolute monarchs rule many countries and democracy is rare
Political Issues
Major political issues in the area include Israel, which many…
25 terms
Major Southwest Asian and Middle Eastern Nations, Flags, and Capitals
Afghanistan
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Kabul
Yerevan
Baku
Manama
Afghanistan
Kabul
Armenia
Yerevan
21 terms
Middle East (North Africa and Southwest Asia)
Morocco
Algeria
Tunisia
Libya
Rabat
Algiers
Tunis
Tripoli
Morocco
Rabat
Algeria
Algiers
22 terms
Middle East (North Africa and Southwest Asia)
Zagros Mountains
Desertification
Strait of Hormuz
Suez Canal
Mountain chain along the border of Iran and Iraq; prevents ov…
The process of semi-arid lands becoming desert through lack o…
Waterway that connects the Persian Gulf to the Arabian Sea; m…
Waterway that connects the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea;…
Zagros Mountains
Mountain chain along the border of Iran and Iraq; prevents ov…
Desertification
The process of semi-arid lands becoming desert through lack o…
8 terms
Southwest Asia/North Africa (the Middle East)
Alluvial soil
Oasis
Exotic river
Wadi
Soil created by sediment deposited when a river floods over i…
A place in the desert where a spring or well provides water.
A river that begins in a wet region and then flows through a…
A dry riverbed in Southwest Asia.
Alluvial soil
Soil created by sediment deposited when a river floods over i…
Oasis
A place in the desert where a spring or well provides water.
22 terms
Middle East (North Africa and Southwest Asia)
Zagros Mountains
Desertification
Strait of Hormuz
Suez Canal
Mountain chain along the border of Iran and Iraq; prevents ov…
The process of semi-arid lands becoming desert through lack o…
Waterway that connects the Persian Gulf to the Arabian Sea; m…
Waterway that connects the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea;…
Zagros Mountains
Mountain chain along the border of Iran and Iraq; prevents ov…
Desertification
The process of semi-arid lands becoming desert through lack o…
50 terms
North Africa and the Middle East (Southwest Asia) Review`
half
Sahara Desert
Rub al Kahli Desert
Syrian Desert and Negev
over __ of this entire region is desert
is over 3 million sq. miles. 86% of the desert is regs (dirt…
(Empty Quarter) is the largest sandy desert in the world. It…
(desert in south Israel) are two other arid parts of this reg…
half
over __ of this entire region is desert
Sahara Desert
is over 3 million sq. miles. 86% of the desert is regs (dirt…
13 terms
North Africa and Southwest Asia (Middle East)
Arid
Oasis
Atlas Mountains
Ahaggar Mountains
(adj.) excessively dry (Little other than palm trees and cact…
a place where there is water in an otherwise dry area
Northwest side of the Sahara
in central Sahara, or southern Algeria
Arid
(adj.) excessively dry (Little other than palm trees and cact…
Oasis
a place where there is water in an otherwise dry area
5 terms
North Africa/ Southwest Asia (Middle East) Vocab
Hajj
Choke point
Shari'ah
Desalination
the Muslim trip to Mecca that happens in the last month of th…
a point of congestion or blockage.
An islamic law. it is the legal framework within which the pu…
A proccess to remover excess salt from water for animals and…
Hajj
the Muslim trip to Mecca that happens in the last month of th…
Choke point
a point of congestion or blockage.
21 terms
Middle East (North Africa & Southwest Asia)
afghanistan
ALGERIA
BAHRAIN
CYPRUS
kabul
algiers
manama
nicosia
afghanistan
kabul
ALGERIA
algiers
21 terms
Middle East (North Africa and Southwest Asia)
Morocco
Algeria
Tunisia
Libya
Rabat
Algiers
Tunis
Tripoli
Morocco
Rabat
Algeria
Algiers
31 terms
Unit 7-Southwest Asia/North Africa (Middle East)
Israel and Iraq
True
Saudi Arabia has a monarchy
Religious differences, most recently b…
Which two countries with limited governments in the region?
True or False:... Israel is the only country in the region with…
What type of government in this region has a King?
What has caused many conflicts in this region?
Israel and Iraq
Which two countries with limited governments in the region?
True
True or False:... Israel is the only country in the region with…
36 terms
Middle East (North Africa & Southwest Asia)
Desert
Rub'al-Khali (Empty Quarter)
Temperatures
Springs
climate dominates the region, covers 50% of the Middle East
250,00 sq. mile, located on the Arabian Peninsula
Summer- 120... Winter- 30
where water rises naturally from cracks in rock, have formed…
Desert
climate dominates the region, covers 50% of the Middle East
Rub'al-Khali (Empty Quarter)
250,00 sq. mile, located on the Arabian Peninsula
35 terms
north africa and southwest asia (middle east)
gdp
land size
population
sahara
kuwait, UAE, qatar, israel
algeria, saudi arabia, libya
iran, turkey, egypt
desert in north african northern half... worlds largest desert
gdp
kuwait, UAE, qatar, israel
land size
algeria, saudi arabia, libya
27 terms
Southwest Asia & Northern Africa (Middle East)
Pakistan
Afghanistan
Tajikistan
Uzbekistan
Islamabad
Kabul
Dushanbe
Tashkent
Pakistan
Islamabad
Afghanistan
Kabul
55 terms
The Middle East: Southwest Asia and North Africa Vocab
Middle East
Middle East
Middle East
Asia Minor
The middle geographic region
found at the intersection of 3 tectonic plates (African, Eura…
Found on 3 continents (Europe, Southwest Asia, and North Afri…
historical name for the region that is now turkey and locatio…
Middle East
The middle geographic region
Middle East
found at the intersection of 3 tectonic plates (African, Eura…
43 terms
north africa, southwest and central asia, and the middle east
agriculture, cash crops & mining, oil
north africa
north africa
north africa
evolution of industry in north africa
major export is oil in this region
oil transformed the economy in this region
supplies european union with oil and gas
agriculture, cash crops & mining, oil
evolution of industry in north africa
north africa
major export is oil in this region
21 terms
North Africa and Southwest Asia. The Middle East
Morocco
Algeria
Libya
Tunisia
Rabat
Algiers
Tripoli
Tunis
Morocco
Rabat
Algeria
Algiers
9 terms
The Middle East, North Africa, and Southwest Asia
Afghanistan
Egypt
Iran
Iraq
Kabul
Cairo
Tehran
Baghdad
Afghanistan
Kabul
Egypt
Cairo
32 terms
Southwest Asia/North Africa or the Middle East
Major geographic qualities
Judaism
Christianity
Islam
Dry climate, Arabic language, and Islamic religion
First monotheistic religion (Sinai Peninsula, Israel)
Outgrowth of Judaism (Israel)
Outgrown of Judaism and Christianity (Saudi Arabia: Mecca/Med…
Major geographic qualities
Dry climate, Arabic language, and Islamic religion
Judaism
First monotheistic religion (Sinai Peninsula, Israel)
Southwest Asia/ Northern Africa (Middle East)
Pakistan
Afghanistan
Tajikistan
Uzbekistan
Islamabad
Kabul
Dushanbe
Tashkent
Pakistan
Islamabad
Afghanistan
Kabul
82 terms
Southwest Asia and North Africa (Middle East)
MENA
SWANA
MENA is a crossroads of cultures where…
The middle east provides ___ of the wo…
Middle East and North Africa
South West Asia and North Africa
Europe, Asian, Africa
65%
MENA
Middle East and North Africa
SWANA
South West Asia and North Africa
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