Economically, the Middle East is known for its vast oil reserves. It is also known as the home of three major world religions: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. Because of its economic, religious, and geographical location, the Middle East has been at the center of many world issues and political affairs.
The Middle East is rich with history. Several great ancient civilizations were formed in the Middle East including Ancient Egypt, The Persian Empire, and the Babylonian Empire
Countries of the Middle EastLearn more about the countries from the Middle East. Get all sorts of information on each Middle Eastern country including a map, a picture of the flag, population, and much more. Select the country below for more information:
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Fun Facts about the Middle East:The Arabian Desert is the world's second largest desert. The largest is the North African desert, the Saharan.
The Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth at 409 meters below sea level.
The Nile River in Egypt is the world's longest river.
The largest city in the Middle East is Cairo, Egypt.
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