“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

WEST ASIA

Introduction

Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, Turkey, Bahrain, and Qatar are countries. The Arabian peninsula is the largest in the world. In the eastern parts there is a salt desert, western parts there is a sandy desert.

Tigris and Euphrates are the lifelines of Iraq. Jordan river forms the boundary between Israel and Jordan. But it’s a shallow, meandering river that cant is used for navigation.

The Strait of Hormuz is between Iran and UAE and connects the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian sea.

The Gulf of Aqaba connects the red sea with Israel, Gulf of Suez connects the red sea with the Mediterranean sea.

 

Countries on the western part have Mediterranean climates and on the eastern part have tropical climates.

More than ½ of the World’s oil reserves and 40% of the world’s natural gas reserves are found here. India’s top sources of crude oil are Saudi Arabia and then Iraq. The top natural gas sources are Qatar and Egypt.

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