Discover Middle Eastern countries, basic facts about each one, national flags, population, languages, religions and more.
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- Geographical area today commonly called Middle East includes in different sources different number of countries and in some cases beside those listed on this website (Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen) you will often find on the list Egypt, Sudan, Turkey, Afghanistan, even the Pakistan.
- Middle East is the birthplace of three of the world’s great religions – Christianity, Islam and Judaism.
- The Dead Sea is a salt lake. The Jordan River is flowing into the Dead Sea. Salinity of water in the Dead Sea is at 30%.
- African, Eurasian, and Arabian tectonic plates converge in the Middle East.