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What city in Turkey is the only one in the world located on 2 continents?
Istanbul
What city in Saudi Arabia is considered the center of Islam?
Makkah
What major worl religion was not established until 622 A.D.?
Islam
We cal North Africa and Southwest Asia the ____ _____
Middle East
What major river runs through Egypt?
Nile River
What major desert covers most of North Africa?
Sahara
What 3 major world religions began in the Middle East?
Judaism, Christianity, an Islam
Capital of Syria
Damascus
Captital of Isrsel
Jerusalem
Capital of Afganistan
Kabul
Major port for ships traveling between the Arabian and Red Seas
Gulf of Aden
Largest country on Arabian Peninsula
Saudi Arabia
Capital of Jordan
Amman
Mountain range in Iran
Elburz
Largest desert in th Arabian Peninsula
Rub'alKhali
Capital of Iraq
Baghdad
Jewish holy book
Torah
Islamic holy book
Quran
Belief in only one god
Monotheism
Jewish day of atonement
Yon Kippur
Christians believe He is the Messiah
Jesus
great prophet of Islam
Muhammed
Christians, Jews, and Muslims believe God gave hik the 10 commandments
Moses
Jews and Arabs believe they are decended from _____ _____
Abraham and Sarah
created a code of laws
Hammaraubi
This religion has more followers than any other on Earth
Christianity
agreement
covenant
fan-shaped fertile area
delta
government controlled by religious leaders
theocracy
"An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth"
law code of Hammaraubi
wedge-shaped markings on clay tablets
cuneiform
the scattering of Jews to many parts of the world
diaspora
land "between the rivers"
Mespotania
"great house"
pharaoh
belief in many gods and goddesses
polytheism
large tomb
pyramid
Morocco's largest city and port
Casa Blanca
separates the Sinai Peninsula from the rest of Egypt
Suez Canal
capital of Libya
Tripoli
country in which the Aswan High Dam has changed farming
Egypt
one of the leading producers of phosphates
Morocco
farm small plots in Egypt
fellahin
North Africa's smallest country
Tunisia
ergs are found here
Algeria
capital of Egypt
Cairo
the Sahara covers more than 90 percent of this country
Libya