Dead Sea

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Dead Sea

Latitude of center
31.548° or 31° 32' 52.8" north
Longitude of center
35.488° or 35° 29' 16.8" east
Elevation
-415 metres (-1362 feet)
Geo­Names ID
295347

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Dooie See
  • Albanian: Deti i Vdekur
  • Amharic: ጨው ባሕር
  • Arabic: Dagat nga patay
  • Arabic: Dead Sea
  • Arabic: البحر الميت
  • Arabic: البحر الميت‎
  • Arabic: بحر لوط
  • Arabic: بحر ميت
  • Aragonese: Mar Muerta
  • Aragonese: Mar Muerto
  • Armenian: Մեռեալ Ծով
  • Armenian: Մեռյալ ծով
  • Assamese: ডে'ড ছী
  • Assamese: ডেড ছী
  • Assamese: মৃত সাগৰ
  • Asturian: Mar Muerta
  • Asturian: Mar Muertu
  • Azerbaijani: Ölü dəniz
  • Bashkir: Үле диңгеҙ
  • Basque: Itsaso Hil
  • Basque: Itsaso Hila
  • Belarusian: Мёртвае мора
  • Bengali: মৃত সাগর
  • Bosnian: Mrtvo more
  • Breton: Mor Marv
  • Bulgarian: Мъртво море
  • Burmese: ဒက်ဆီးပင်လယ်
  • Burmese: ပင်လယ်သေ
  • Catalan: Bahr Lut
  • Catalan: La mar morta
  • Catalan: Mar Mort
  • Catalan: Mar Morta
  • Catalan: mar Morta
  • Cebuano: Dead Sea (lanaw sa Hordanya)
  • Cebuano: Dead Sea
  • Central Kurdish: دەریای مردوو
  • Central Kurdish: زەریای خوێ
  • Central Kurdish: زەریای مردوو
  • Chinese: Sí-hái
  • Chinese: 死海
  • Chuvash: Вилĕ тинĕс
  • Chuvash: Вилнӗ тинĕс
  • Cornish: Mor Marow
  • Corsican: Mari Mortu
  • Croatian: Mrtvo more
  • Czech: Mrtvé moře
  • Danish: Det Døde Hav
  • Danish: Døde hav
  • Danish: Dødehavet
  • Dhivehi: ޑެޑްސީ
  • Dimli (individual language): Deryao Merde
  • Dutch: De dode zee
  • Dutch: Dode Zee
  • Eastern Mari: Колышо теҥыз
  • Egyptian Arabic: البحر الميت
  • English: Asphaltic Lake
  • English: Asphaltic Pool
  • English: Death sea
  • English: Lake Amora
  • English: Lake Asphaltites
  • English: Lake Asphaltitis
  • English: Salt Sea
  • English: Sea of Arava
  • English: Sea of Lot
  • English: Sea of Zoar
  • English: Sea of the Arabah
  • English: Sea of the Dead
  • English: The Dead Sea
  • Esperanto: Morta Maro
  • Esperanto: Morta maro
  • Estonian: Surnumeri
  • Faroese: Deyðahav
  • Faroese: Deyðahavið
  • Fiji Hindi: Dead Sea
  • Finnish: Kuolleenmeren mineraalisuola
  • Finnish: Kuollutmeri
  • Finnish: Kuollut meri
  • French: Lac Asphaltite
  • French: Mer Morte
  • French: mer Morte
  • Galician: Mar Morto
  • Georgian: მკვდარი ზღვა
  • German: Mortuum Marei
  • German: Totes Meer
  • Greek: Αλμυρά θάλασσα
  • Greek: Αραβά
  • Greek: Μπαχρ-Λουτ
  • Greek: Νεκρά θάλασσα
  • Greek: Νεκρή θάλασσα
  • Hebrew: ים המוות
  • Hebrew: ים המלח
  • Hindi: मृत सागर
  • Hungarian: Holt-tenger
  • Icelandic: Dauðahaf
  • Icelandic: Dauðahafið
  • Icelandic: Saltisjór
  • Indonesian: Laut Mati
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Mar Morte
  • Irish: An Mhuir Mharbh
  • Irish: Dead Sea
  • Irish: Muir Mharbh
  • Italian: Asfaltide
  • Italian: Mar Morto
  • Italian: Mare Morto
  • Japanese: 死海
  • Javanese: Laut Mati
  • Kabiyè: Teŋgu Kɩsɩbʋʋ
  • Kannada: ಡೆಡ್ ಸೀ
  • Kannada: ಮೃತ ಸಮುದ್ರ
  • Kashubian: Martwé Mòrze
  • Kazakh: Өлі теңіз
  • Kazakh: Өлі теңізі
  • Khmer: Dead Sea
  • Kirghiz: Жансыз деңиз
  • Korean: 사해
  • Kurdish: Deryaya Mirî
  • Kölsch: Duud Meer
  • Kölsch: Totes Meer
  • Latin: Mare Mortuum
  • Latin: Mortuum mare
  • Latvian: Nāves jūra
  • Latvian: Sāls jūra
  • Limburgan: Doeaj Zieë
  • Lithuanian: Mirties jūra
  • Lithuanian: Negyvoji jūra
  • Lower Sorbian: Wumarłe mórjo
  • Luxembourgish: Doudegt Mier
  • Macedonian: An Mhuir Mharbh
  • Macedonian: Bahari ya Chumvi
  • Macedonian: Biển Chết
  • Macedonian: Dagat na Patay
  • Macedonian: Dagat nga patay
  • Macedonian: Daudehavet
  • Macedonian: Dauðahaf
  • Macedonian: Dead Sea
  • Macedonian: Deryaya Mirî
  • Macedonian: Det Døde Hav
  • Macedonian: Deti i Vdekur
  • Macedonian: Deyðahav
  • Macedonian: Dode Zee
  • Macedonian: Dooie See
  • Macedonian: Doudegt Mier
  • Macedonian: Duud Meer
  • Macedonian: Döda havet
  • Macedonian: Dødehavet
  • Macedonian: Holt-tenger
  • Macedonian: Itsaso Hila
  • Macedonian: Kuollutmeri
  • Macedonian: Laut Mati
  • Macedonian: Lut Gölü
  • Macedonian: Mar Morta
  • Macedonian: Mar Morto
  • Macedonian: Mar Muerta
  • Macedonian: Mar Muerto
  • Macedonian: Mar Muertu
  • Macedonian: Mar Mòrta
  • Macedonian: Mare Mortuum
  • Macedonian: Marea Moartă
  • Macedonian: Mari Mortu
  • Macedonian: Mer Morte
  • Macedonian: Mor Marv
  • Macedonian: Morta Maro
  • Macedonian: Mortwe morjo
  • Macedonian: Morze Martwe
  • Macedonian: Mrtvo more
  • Macedonian: Mrtvo morje
  • Macedonian: Mrtvé moře
  • Macedonian: Môr Marw
  • Macedonian: Mŕtve more
  • Macedonian: Negyvoji jūra
  • Macedonian: Nāves jūra
  • Macedonian: Patay nga Dagat
  • Macedonian: Sijhaij
  • Macedonian: Smertėis jūra
  • Macedonian: Surnumeri
  • Macedonian: Sí-hái
  • Macedonian: Totes Meer
  • Macedonian: Öli deňiz
  • Macedonian: Ölü dəniz
  • Macedonian: Νεκρά θάλασσα
  • Macedonian: Мертве море
  • Macedonian: Мртво Mоре
  • Macedonian: Мртво Море
  • Macedonian: Мртвото море
  • Macedonian: Мъртво море
  • Macedonian: Мёртвае мора
  • Macedonian: Мёртвое море
  • Macedonian: Сөнөсөн тэнгис
  • Macedonian: Մեռյալ ծով
  • Macedonian: ים המלח
  • Macedonian: البحر الميت
  • Macedonian: بحیرہ مردار
  • Macedonian: دریای مرده
  • Macedonian: ܝܡܐ ܕܡܠܚܐ
  • Macedonian: ޑެޑްސީ
  • Macedonian: मृत समुद्र
  • Macedonian: मृत सागर
  • Macedonian: মৃত সাগর
  • Macedonian: சாக்கடல்
  • Macedonian: சாக் கடல்
  • Macedonian: మృత సముద్రము
  • Macedonian: ಮೃತ ಸಮುದ್ರ
  • Macedonian: ചാവുകടൽ
  • Macedonian: ทะเลเดดซี
  • Macedonian: ပင်လယ်သေ
  • Macedonian: მკვდარი ზღვა
  • Macedonian: 死海
  • Macedonian: 사해
  • Maithili: मृत सागर
  • Malagasy: Ranomasina Maty
  • Malay: Laut Mati
  • Malayalam: Dead sea
  • Malayalam: ചാവുകടൽ
  • Malayalam: ചാവ് കടൽ
  • Maori: Te Moana Mate
  • Marathi: मृत समुद्र
  • Min Dong Chinese: Sī-hāi
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sí-hái
  • Minangkabau: Lauik Mati
  • Mingrelian: ღურელი ზუღა
  • Mongolian: Сөнөсөн тэнгис
  • Mongolian: Үхлийн тэнгис
  • Moroccan Arabic: لبحر لميت
  • Nepali: मृत सागर
  • Newari: मृत सागर
  • Northern Sami: Jápmamearra
  • Norwegian: Dødehavet
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Dødehavet
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Daudehavet
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Dødehavet
  • Occitan (post 1500): Mar Mòrta
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܝܡܐ ܕܡܠܚܐ
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܝܡܐ ܩܕܡܝܐ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Dēad Sǣ
  • Panjabi: ਮੁਰਦਾ ਸਮੁੰਦਰ
  • Panjabi: ਮੁਰਦਾ ਸਾਗਰ
  • Persian: بحر المیت
  • Persian: بحرالمیت
  • Persian: خلیج عقبه
  • Persian: دریاچه مرده
  • Persian: دریاچهٔ مرده
  • Persian: دریای مرده
  • Piemontese: Mar Mòrt
  • Polish: Morze Martwe
  • Portuguese: Mar Morto
  • Portuguese: Mar Salgado
  • Quechua: Wañusqa Qucha
  • Romanian: Marea Moarta
  • Romanian: Marea Moartă
  • Russian: Асфальтовое море
  • Russian: Асфальтовое озеро
  • Russian: Мертвое море
  • Russian: Мёртвое море
  • Russian: Содомское море
  • Russian: Соленое море
  • Rusyn: Мертве море
  • Samogitian: Smertėis jūra
  • Sanskrit: मृतसागरः
  • Sardinian: Mar Morto
  • Sardinian: Mare Mortu
  • Serbian: Мртво море
  • Serbian: ים המלח
  • Serbo-Croatian: Duud Meer
  • Serbo-Croatian: Mrtvo more
  • Sicilian: Mar Mortu
  • Sicilian: Mari Mortu
  • Sicilian: Mari Muortu
  • Slovak: Mŕtve more
  • Slovenian: Mrtvo morje
  • South Azerbaijani: اولو دنیز
  • Spanish: Lago de asfaltites
  • Spanish: Mar Muerto
  • Spanish: mar Muerto
  • Sundanese: Laut Mati
  • Swahili: Bahari ya Chumvi
  • Swahili: Bahari ya Kifo
  • Swedish: Döda havet
  • Tagalog: Alat na Dagat
  • Tagalog: Dagat-Patay
  • Tagalog: Dagat Patay
  • Tagalog: Dagat na Alat
  • Tagalog: Dagat na Patay
  • Tagalog: Dead Sea
  • Tagalog: Maalat na Dagat
  • Tagalog: Patay na Dagat
  • Tajik: Баҳри мурда
  • Tamil: சாக்கடல்
  • Tamil: சாக் கடல்
  • Tatar: Үле диңгез
  • Telugu: మృతసముద్రం
  • Telugu: మృత సముద్రం
  • Telugu: మృత సముద్రము
  • Thai: ทะเลตาย
  • Thai: ทะเลมรณะ
  • Thai: ทะเลเดดซี
  • Thai: เดดซี
  • Turkish: Lut Gölü
  • Turkish: Lût Gölü
  • Turkish: Ölü Deniz
  • Turkmen: Öli deňiz
  • Ukrainian: Асфальтове озеро
  • Ukrainian: Мертве море
  • Ukrainian: Море Зоар
  • Ukrainian: Море Лота
  • Ukrainian: Содомське море
  • Ukrainian: Солоне море
  • Ukrainian: ים המלח
  • Upper Sorbian: Mortwe morjo
  • Urdu: Dead Sea
  • Urdu: بحیرہ مردار
  • Urdu: بحیرۂ مردار
  • Uzbek: Oʻlik dengiz
  • Vietnamese: Biển Chết
  • Vietnamese: Biển Zoar
  • Waray (Philippines): Dagat nga patay
  • Waray (Philippines): Dead Sea
  • Waray (Philippines): Patay nga Dagat
  • Welsh: Môr Marw
  • Welsh: Y Môr Marw
  • Western Armenian: Մեռեալ Ծով
  • Western Frisian: Deade See
  • Western Panjabi: بحرہ مردار
  • Western Panjabi: مریا سمندر
  • Wu Chinese: 死海
  • Yiddish: טויטע ים
  • Yiddish: ים המלח
  • Yue Chinese: Al-Baḥr l-Mayyit
  • Yue Chinese: Dead Sea
  • Yue Chinese: Yām Ha-Melaḥ
  • Yue Chinese: יָם הַמֶּלַח
  • Yue Chinese: البَحْر المَيّت
  • Yue Chinese: 死海
  • Zhuang: Haijdai
  • Zhuang: Sijhaij
  • Al Baḩr al Mayyit
  • Buḩayrat Lūţ
  • East Sea
  • Gola Mirî
  • HaMelaẖ Yam
  • Lacus Asphaltites
  • Sea of the Plain
  • Sea of the Plains
  • The Salt Sea
  • Yam HaMelaẖ
  • Yam Ham Melah
  • សមុទ្រដេដស៊ី

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