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middle east review

review geography middle east

Where is Afghanistan located in the middle east? East of Iran.
Describe Afghanistan? Rich in oil and natural gas.
Describe Iraq? Has two of the largest rivers running though it.
Describe Israel? The West bank and Gaza strip is in Israel.
Describe Saudi Arabia? The biggest country in the middle east and the Arabian Peninsula and the Rub Al-Khali is located there.
What are the to largest rivers and where do they start The Euphrates river and The Tigers river and it starts in turkey.
What river empties into the dead sea? The Jordan river.
What is a shorter way to get Southwest Asia? The Suez Canal.
What is the Persian Gulf most important for? The trade of oil.
Where is Gaza Strip located? Israel.
What is the red sea important for? Route for trade with Rome and China.
what is the most important resources in the region? It is oil.
What are the the two largest deposits of oil? Saudi Arabia and Iran.
what two things have brought wealth to some countries in this region? Oil and Natural Gas.
many countries depend on what to get there everyday needs? they depend on oil.
What is liquid gold ? Water
What two countries blame turkey for reducing water supplies? Syria and Iraq
Why cause the lack of water for Syria and Iraq? The dams
What country build the dams? Turkey
One billion people lack of what? what
Many people say the next war fought will be over what? Water not oil
what are some things oil is used for? Fuel, medicines, and plastics
Created by: sasmith22



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