North Africa and Southwest Asia - 2012 Book Archive

NORTH AFRICA AND SOUTHWEST ASIA: CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY Languages — the linguistic picture in this region is very complex: • Semitic Family: – Arabic is the most widely used language in the North Africa and Southwest Asia realm. – Hebrew is spoken in Israel.– Amharic is spoken in the plateau country of Ethiopia. • Altaic Family: – Turkic, a member of the of languages is spoken in Turkey. – Tajik • Indo-European Family: – Iranian (Farsi), is spoken in Iran. • Hamitic Family: – Berberic and Tuareg are spoken among the indigenous populations in Algeria and Morocco

Geography: VIEW: North Africa/Southwest Asian Realm

What are the names of the major mountain ranges in the North Africa and Southwest Asia realm?

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NORTH AFRICA AND SOUTHWEST ASIA: POPULATION • The twenty-seven countries that are included in the North Africa and Southwest Asia realm have a total population of 488,800,000, or 7.7% of the world total population. • The largest countries in terms of population are Turkey, Iran, and Egypt. These three countries together account for about half this total. • Population growth rates are, for the most part, higher than the world average. A number of countries in this region face a serious demographic problem if appropriate policies are not implemented to curb a population explosion. • Examples: – Egypt where the rate of natural increase of the population stands at 2.1 percent. – The rate of natural increase in the Palestinian Authority region stands at 3.6%, which is wel above the world rate.

World Regional NORTH AFRICA & Geography SOUTHWEST ASIA

What are the names of the major plateaus in the North Africa and Southwest Asia realm?
What are the names of the major peninsulas in the North Africa and Southwest Asia realm?

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What are the names of the major rivers in the North Africa and Southwest Asia realm?

MAJOR GEOGRAPHIC QUALITIES OF THE REALM

What are the names of the major seas and oceans surrounding the North Africa and Southwest Asia realm?

Southwest Asia - University of Nebraska Omaha