History Chapter 4, Continent Study 1, Geography facts 5

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Capital of Jordon
Amman
Capital of Turkey
Ankara
Capital of Iraq
Baghdad
Capital of Lebanon
Beirut
Capital of Syria
Damascus
Capital of Israel
Jerusalem
Capital of Saudi Arabia
Riyadh
Capital of Iran
Tehran
Most important natural resource in the Middle East?
oil
Land that is able to grow crops
fertile
Peninsula of Asia Minor
Turkey
Triangular peninsula between Egypt and Israel
Sinai Peninsula
Largest city in Turkey
Istanbul
First prime minister of Israel
David Ben-Gurion
Movement to regather the Jews to their land
Zionism
Founder of Islam
Muhammad
Areas of high, level land
plateaus
Famous missionary to the Middle East
Henry Martyn
Name of one important line of latitude in the Northern Hemisphere
Tropic of Cancer or Arctic Circle
Name of one important line of latitude in the Southern Hemisphere
Tropic of Capricorn or Antarctic Circle
Important line of latitude which divides the Northern Hemisphere from the Southern Hemisphere
equator
Largest continent
Asia
World’s largest lake
Caspian Sea
World’s largest mountain system
Himalayas
Altitude of Mt. Everest
29,035 ft
Country with the most people
China
Highest mountain in the world
Everest
Largest peninsula in the world
Arabian Peninsula
Highest mountain peak in Turkey
Mount Ararat
Climate of Middle East
hot and dry
Language dominant in the Middle East
Arabic
Year Israel became a nation
1948
Country known for its cedar trees in ancient times
Lebanon
holy book of Islam
Koran
Two largest oil produces in the Middle East
Saudi Arabia and Iran
Middle Eastern country once called Persia
Iran
Know map locations:
Amman, Jordon
Ankara, Turkey
Baghdad, Iraq
Tehran, Iran
Saudi Arabia
Israel
Syria
Arabian Sea
Black Sea
Caspian Sea
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