Middle East

Middle East

 

ABOUT-

The Middle East is very diverse when it comes to religions, many of which originated there. Islam in its many forms is by far the largest religion in the Middle East, but other faiths that originated there, such as Judaism and Christianity, are also well represented

LANGUAGE- The five top languages, in terms of numbers of speakers, are Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Berber, and Kurdish.  About 20 minority languages are also spoken in the Middle East.

CULTURE- The countries of the Middle East have some but not all things in common, such as belief in Islam, use of the Arabic language, connections through the Arab League, historical ties, etc. The different countries form a chain of countries that are linked by culture and religion on the one hand and yet vary greatly in terms of dialect and history on the other, i.e. Turkey and Somalia are linked together by the Muslim religion.

RELIGIONS- Religions that exist in the Middle East are as follows:

• Sunni Islam, Shia Islam, Alawite, Druze, Christianity, Judaism, Other minority religions

GEOGRAPHY AND LAND-

The Middle East and more specifically the so-called MENA (Middle East and North Africa) area are further divided into sub-areas as follows:

• The Levant, The Arabian Peninsula, or more recently known as the GCC (Gulf Co-operation

 Council) countries and Yemen, North Africa (Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Libya, Algeria and Sudan), others (Turkey, Iran, Somalia, Eritrea…), Israel

 


 

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