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Keywords:JABAL, PENINSULA, ARABIA, ARABIAN, Arabian Peninsula, Saudi Arabia, Persian Gulf, POPULATION, OMAN, MOUNTAINDigest:...Africa, Arabian Peninsula, and Eurasia......Digital rendering of a satellite view of the Arabian Peninsula......The Arabian Peninsula[1] (; Arabic: ةَيِبَرَعْلا ِةَريِزَجْلاُهْبِش, shibhu l-jazīrati l-arabiyyah, "Arabian Peninsula" or ʿبَرَعْلا ُةَريِزَج, jazīratu l-arab, "Island of theʿArabs")[2] is a peninsula of Western Asia, situated northeast of Africa on the Arabian Plate.......The Peninsula, plus Bahrain, the Socotra Archipelago and other nearby islandsform a geopolitical region called Arabia, which is the largest region in the world without any river.[3]......The Arabian Peninsula is the largest peninsula in the world, at 3,237,500 km2(1,250,000 sq mi).[4][5][6][7][8] Arabia consists of seven countries: Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.[9] The peninsula formed as a result of the rifting of the Red Sea between 56 and 23 million years ago, and is bordered by the Red Sea to the west and southwest, thePersian Gulf to the northeast, the Levant to the north and the Indian Ocean to the southeast.......The peninsula plays a critical geopolitical role in the Arab world due to itsvast reserves of oil and natural gas.......Before the modern era, it was divided into four distinct regions: Red Sea Coast (Tihamah), Central Plateau (Al-Yamama), Indian Ocean Coast (Hadhramaut) and Persian Gulf Coast (Al-Bahrain).......Hejaz and Najd make up most of Saudi Arabia.......Southern Arabia consists of Yemen and some parts of Saudi Arabia (Najran, Jizan, Asir) and Oman (Dhofar).......Eastern Arabia consists of the entire coastal strip of the Persian Gulf.......Geography[edit]The Arabian Peninsula is located in the continent of Asia and bounded by (clockwise) the Persian Gulf on the northeast, the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman on the east, the Arabian Sea on the southeast, the Gulf of

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Term
Winter
Professor
John SImpson
Tags
Persian Gulf, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen, The Arabian Peninsula

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