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3 richest countries of Asia
Russia, Kazakhastan and Turkmenistan
3 most populated countries of Asia
Russia, Kazakhastan and Uzbekistan
Mountain Range that divides Europe and Asia
Ural Mountains
russian river that flows north to Arctic Ocean
Ob River
Border between Russia and China
Amur River
Deepest fresh water lake
Lake Baikal
Largest Lake in the world
Caspian Sea
central asia sea is shrinking from
desertification and irrigation
what central asian sea is shrinking from desertification
Aral
strait that connectes Pacific Ocean to Arctic Ocean
Bering Strait
the ‘Sleeping Land’
Siberia
large region of cold vegetation
Tundra
permanently frozen land
permafrost
a coniferious forest that makes up parts of russia
Taiga
rich soil in russia?
Chernozem
zones of russia
11
railroad that connects Russia and China
tran-siberian railway
why cant russia access resources
limited transportation, cold climate, and vastness to travel across
main crop of russia
cotton
predominant religion in russia is
Russian Orthodox Church
a governmental structure of Russia
Kremlin
what is a Samovar?
a russian tea pot
homes for nomads in Northern Russia
yurts
what city controls the Bosporus Strait
Istanbul, Turkey
what mountains are on the border of Iran and Iraq?
Zagros
what is the source of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers?
Taurus mountains
most popular language of Middle East
Arab
most popular religion of the Middle East
Muslim
what religion is the wailing wall?
Judaism
what religion is the Church of Holy Sepulcher
Christianity
what religion is the Dome of the Rock
Islam
capitol of Iraq
Baghdad
capitol of Iran
Tehran
capitol of Egypt
Cairo
praying tower on a mosque
Minaret
name 4 religious structures
St. Basils, Moscow
St. Peter Basilica, France
Red Square
Mosques, Turkey
name a coastal desert
atacama desert on the coast of northern Chilie
where can you find Chernozem?
Russia/ Siberia/ Taiga and North European Plain/ Europe
NATO’s importance
organization against communism
name the three non-arab countries
Turkey, Iran, Isreal
what language is spoken in Turkey
Turkish
what language is spoken in Iran
Farsi
what language is spoken in Isreal
Hebrew
name the 3 major world religions
christianity, judaism and islam
where is the Fertile Crescent?
between the Tigris and the Euphrates Rivers
what is the Haiga Sophia
a former Greek Orthodox Church converted to a mosque, now a mueseum in Istanbul Turkey
captiol of Isreal
Jeruselum
where is the Kabba Temple
Mecca
what is the use for Mosques?
islamic worship
what are Basaars?
Open air markets
what are Suq
market places (arab) bargaining allowed
what is a Angkor Wat?
a hinu temple in Cambodia
what is a Pagoda?
architectural style of Asia
what is a popular product from Asia?
silk rugs
where is Batik Fabric made?
India
represents an idea without pronunciation
Ideograms
examples of jewels mined in Asia:
Saphires and Rubies
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