Afghanistan Google Maps

Afghanistan

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Afghanistan (AF). Explore satellite imagery of Kabul, the capital city of Afghanistan, on the Google Maps of Asia below.

Afghanistan (GPS: 33 00 N, 65 00 E) located in Southern Asia, north and west of Pakistan, east of Iran. The country’s area measurements are total: 652,230 sq km; land: 652,230 sq km, water: 0 sq km. This sovereign state is almost six times the size of Virginia, slightly smaller than Texas. The total irrigated land is 32,080 sq km (2012).

One of the essential features of Afghanistan: Landlocked (enclosed or nearly enclosed by land). The Hindu Kush mountains that run northeast to southwest divide the northern provinces from the rest of the country. The highest peaks are in the north of Vakhan (Wakhan Corridor).

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Armenia Google Maps

Armenia

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Armenia (AM). Explore satellite imagery of Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia, on the Google Maps of Asia below.

Armenia (GPS: 40 00 N, 45 00 E) is located in Southwestern Asia, between Turkey (to the west) and Azerbaijan; note – Armenia views itself as part of Europe; geopolitically, it can be classified as falling within Europe, the Middle East, or both. The country’s area measurements are total: 29,743 sq km; land: 28,203 sq km, water: 1,540 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly smaller than Maryland. The total irrigated land is 2,740 sq km (2012).

One of the essential features of Armenia: Landlocked in the Lesser Caucasus Mountains. Sevana Lich (Lake Sevan) is the largest lake in this mountain range.

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Azerbaijan Google Maps

Azerbaijan

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Azerbaijan (AZ). Explore satellite imagery of Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan, on the Google Maps of Asia below.

Azerbaijan (GPS: 40 30 N, 47 30 E) located in Southwestern Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Russia, with a small European portion north of the Caucasus range. The country’s area measurements are total: 86,600 sq km; land: 82,629 sq km, water: 3,971 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly smaller than Maine. The total irrigated land is 14,277 sq km (2012).

One of Azerbaijan’s essential features: Both the country’s central area and the Naxcivan exclave are landlocked.

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Iran Google Maps

Iran

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Iran (IR). Explore satellite imagery of Tehran, the capital city of Iran, on the Google Maps of the Middle East below.

Iran (GPS: 32 00 N, 53 00 E) is located in Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea, between Iraq and Pakistan. The country’s area measurements are total: 1,648,195 sq km; land: 1,531,595 sq km, water: 116,600 sq km. This sovereign state is almost 2.5 times the size of Texas, slightly smaller than Alaska. The total irrigated land is 95,530 sq km (2012).

One of Iran’s essential features: Strategic location on the Persian Gulf and Strait of Hormuz, which are vital maritime pathways for crude oil transport.

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Iraq Google Maps

Iraq

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Iraq (IQ). Explore satellite imagery of Baghdad, the capital city of Iraq, on the Google Maps of the Middle East below.

Iraq (GPS: 33 00 N, 44 00 E) is located in the Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iran and Kuwait. The country’s area measurements are total: 438,317 sq km; land: 437,367 sq km, water: 950 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly more than three times the size of New York state. The total irrigated land is 35,250 sq km (2012).

One of Iraq’s critical features is the Shatt al Arab waterway’s strategic location and at the head of the Persian Gulf.

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Pakistan Google Maps

Pakistan

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Pakistan (PK). Explore satellite imagery of Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, on the Google Maps of Asia below.

Pakistan (GPS: 30 00 N, 70 00 E) located in Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea, between India on the east and Iran and Afghanistan on the west and China in the north. The country’s area measurements are total: 796,095 sq km; land: 770,875 sq km, water: 25,220 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly more than five times the size of Georgia, slightly less than twice the size of California. The total irrigated land is 202,000 sq km (2012).

One of the important features of Pakistan: Controls Khyber Pass and Bolan Pass, traditional invasion routes between Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent.

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Turkey Google Maps

Turkey

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Turkey (TR). Explore satellite imagery of Ankara, the capital city of Turkey, on the Google Maps of the Middle East below.

Turkey (GPS: 39 00 N, 35 00 E) located in Southeastern Europe and Southwestern Asia (that portion of Turkey west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe), bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Syria. The country’s area measurements are total: 783,562 sq km; land: 769,632 sq km, water: 13,930 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly larger than Texas. The total irrigated land is 52,150 sq km (2012).

One of the essential features of Turkey: Strategic location controlling the Turkish Straits (Bosporus, Sea of Marmara, Dardanelles) that link the Black and Aegean Seas. The 3% Turkish territory north of the Straits lies in Europe and goes by the names of European Turkey, Eastern Thrace, or Turkish Thrace. 97% of the country in Asia referred to as Anatolia. Istanbul, which straddles the Bosporus, is the only metropolis in the world located on two continents. Mount Ararat, the legendary landing place of Noah’s ark, is in the far eastern portion of the country.

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Turkmenistan Google Maps

Turkmenistan

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Turkmenistan (TM). Explore satellite imagery of Ashgabat, the capital city of Turkmenistan, on the Google Maps of Asia below.

Turkmenistan (GPS: 40 00 N, 60 00 E) located in Central Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Kazakhstan. The country’s area measurements are total: 488,100 sq km; land: 469,930 sq km, water: 18,170 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly larger than California. The total irrigated land is 19,950 sq km (2012).

One of the essential features of Turkmenistan: Landlocked (enclosed or nearly enclosed by land). The western and central low-lying desolate portions of the country make up the great Garagum (Kara-Kum) desert, which occupies over 80% of the country. The Eastern part is a plateau.

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