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The Middle East is a region in Western , between the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea and the Indian Ocean. The term "Middle East" was created by the British in the 19th century, and there is no coherent definition; it is a political term as much as geographical, but also Eurocentric, implying that it separates "the West" from the Far East.

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is a cosmopolitan metropolis and global city on the Arabian Peninsula.
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“Istanbul was Constantinople. Now it's , not Constantinople” — Jimmy Kennedy, , 1953 As the above, profound lyrics demonstrate, is not Constantinople.
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is a transcontinental country, consisting of the Anatolian region of West , and on the Balkan peninsula in .
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The is a region located between the Black and Caspian Seas.
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is an island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of .
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is a large country between the Gulf of Oman, the , and the Caspian Sea.
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is a republic in the , north-west of of the Persian Gulf.
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The State of is a small yet diverse country bordered by and the to the southwest, by the and to the east, and by and to the north.
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is an Arab kingdom in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the River.
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The Republic of is a country in the at the Mediterranean Sea.
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The Sultanate of is on the eastern side of the Arabian Peninsula.
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The consist of two physically separate entities, the and the , in the .
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is a rich Arab state occupying a small peninsula extending into the Persian Gulf to the north of , east of and west of the .
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is a kingdom which dominates the Arabian peninsula, with coastlines on the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea.
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was one of the larger states of the but is now in prospect of fragmentation.
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The is a federation of seven emirates on the eastern side of the Arabian peninsula, at the entrance to the Persian Gulf.
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is on the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, and sharing borders with and .
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Middle East

  • Location: 
  • Population:  2,010
  • Latitude of center:  28° 32' 7.3" (28.5354°) north
  • Longitude of center:  48° 25' 46" (48.4295°) east
  • Wikidata:  Middle East
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Middle East

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