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  • East is a geographical region that encompasses roughly a majority of Western Asia (excluding the Caucasus) as well as Egypt. The term is used as a synonym
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  • Mediterranean Basin (the adjoining coastal areas of southeastern Europe, western Asia and northern Africa) as well as northern Iran at the south end of the
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  • Palestine (category Countries in Asia)
    Palestine is a geographic region in Western Asia between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River. It is sometimes considered to include adjoining territories
    7 KB (913 words) - 18:42, 4 February 2016
  • Kuwait (category Countries in Asia)
    Kuwait, officially the State of Kuwait, is an Arab country in Western Asia. Situated in the northern edge of Eastern Arabia at the tip of the Persian Gulf
    5 KB (702 words) - 23:13, 4 February 2016
  • Iberian Y chromosomes originated in an Upper Paleolithic expansion from western Asia, along the northern rim of the Mediterranean basin. Smaller contributions
    7 KB (928 words) - 06:19, 10 December 2015
  • Iran (category Countries in Asia)
    geostrategic importance because of its central location in Eurasia and Western Asia, and its proximity to the Strait of Hormuz. The Persian Constitutional
    60 KB (8,304 words) - 14:05, 4 February 2016
  • Azerbaijan (category Countries in Asia)
    Caspian Sea coastal city. Located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, it is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia
    6 KB (824 words) - 14:44, 3 February 2016
  • civilians. The result was that the whole of western Asia, and of what we call the Near East, including Asia Minor Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Babylonia, Mesopotamia
    3 KB (393 words) - 12:24, 29 August 2015
  • my friend Joseph Brodsky, who prefers to reserve for it the name of "Western Asia." In these decades of the 20th century, Central Europe seems to exist
    19 KB (2,165 words) - 04:12, 30 June 2015
  • civilians. The result was that the whole of western Asia, and of what we call the Near East, including Asia Minor Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Babylonia, Mesopotamia
    113 KB (17,091 words) - 20:40, 3 September 2015
  • continent in massive invasions about 15,000 years ago, certainly from Western Asia and possibly also from Europe. The descendants of those invaders who
    27 KB (4,146 words) - 17:29, 16 June 2015
  • Mesopotamian merchants spread their commercial institutions far and wide, into Western Asia, Egypt and Europe. The ancient inhabitants of Babylonia used the word
    28 KB (4,029 words) - 19:58, 13 September 2015
  • Philippines (category Countries in Asia)
    Repúblika ng Pilipinas), is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean. To its north across the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan;
    2 KB (259 words) - 15:44, 14 August 2015
  • Indonesia (category Countries in Asia)
    Indonesia is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia and Oceania. Indonesia is an archipelago comprising approximately 17,508 islands. It encompasses 33 provinces
    5 KB (640 words) - 00:41, 3 February 2016
  • Pakistan (category Countries in Asia)
    country in southern Eurasia, marking the region where South Asia converges with Central Asia and the Middle East. It is the sixth most heavily populated
    10 KB (1,235 words) - 12:30, 7 January 2016
  • India (category Countries in Asia)
    India is a country on the Asian continent. It is the second most populated country in the world, and 7th largest by land area. Alphabetized by author
    25 KB (3,547 words) - 23:50, 8 February 2016
  • Japan (category Countries in Asia)
    Japan, also known as Nippon, is an island country in eastern Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North
    29 KB (3,761 words) - 13:14, 6 February 2016
  • Jerusalem (category Cities in Asia)
    sites of seminal religious importance, among them the Temple Mount and its Western Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa
    10 KB (1,372 words) - 22:52, 5 December 2015
  • Sri Lanka (category Countries in Asia)
    Indian Ocean off the southern coast of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia; known until 1972 as Ceylon, Sri Lanka has maritime borders with India to
    20 KB (2,717 words) - 20:32, 6 February 2016
  • République française), is a unitary semi-presidential republic in the western part of the European Union. Metropolitan France extends from the Mediterranean
    24 KB (3,169 words) - 11:34, 6 February 2016

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