Egypt Google Maps

Egypt

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Egypt (EG). Explore satellite imagery of Cairo, the capital city of Egypt, on the Google Maps of Africa below.

Egypt (GPS: 27 00 N, 30 00 E) located in Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza Strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan, including the Asian Sinai Peninsula. The country’s area measurements are total: 1,001,450 sq km; land: 995,450 sq km, water: 6,000 sq km. This sovereign state is more than eight times the size of Ohio, slightly more than three times the size of New Mexico. The total irrigated land is 36,500 sq km (2012).

One of Egypt’s important features: Controls the Sinai Peninsula, the only land bridge between Africa and the remainder of the Eastern Hemisphere. Controls Suez Canal, a sea link between the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. Size, and juxtaposition to Israel, establish its significant role in Middle Eastern geopolitics. Dependence on upstream neighbors. The dominance of Nile basin issues. Prone to influxes of refugees from Sudan and the Palestinian territories.

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Gaza Strip Google Maps

Gaza Strip

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Gaza Strip (GZ). Explore satellite imagery of N/A, the capital city of Gaza Strip, on the Google Maps of the Middle East below.

Gaza Strip (GPS: 31 25 N, 34 20 E) is located in the Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Israel. The country’s area measurements are total: 360 sq km; land: 360 sq km, water: 0 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC. The total irrigated land is 240 sq km (2012).

One of the Gaza Strip’s essential features: A strategic strip of land along Mideast-North African trade routes has experienced an incredibly turbulent history. The town of Gaza itself has been besieged countless times in its history. There are no Israeli settlements in the Gaza Strip. The Gaza Strip settlements were evacuated in 2005.

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Jordan Google Maps

Jordan

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

Jordan (GPS: 31 00 N, 36 00 E) located in Middle East, northwest of Saudi Arabia, between Israel (to the west) and Iraq. The country’s area measurements are total: 89,342 sq km; land: 88,802 sq km, water: 540 sq km. This sovereign state is about three-quarters the size of Pennsylvania, slightly smaller than Indiana. The total irrigated land is 964 sq km (2012).

One of the important features of Jordan: Strategic location at the Gulf of Aqaba and as the Arab country that shares the longest border with Israel and the occupied West Bank. The Dead Sea, the lowest point in Asia, and the second saltiest body of water in the world (after Lac Assal in Djibouti), lie on Jordan’s western border with Israel and the West Bank. Jordan is almost landlocked but does have a 26 km southwestern coastline with a single port, Al ‘Aqabah (Aqaba).

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Lebanon Google Maps

Lebanon

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

Lebanon (GPS: 33 50 N, 35 50 E) located in Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Israel and Syria. The country’s area measurements are total: 10,400 sq km; land: 10,230 sq km, water: 170 sq km. This sovereign state is about one-third the size of Maryland. The total irrigated land is 1,040 sq km (2012).

One of the essential features of Lebanon: Smallest country in continental Asia. Nahr el Litani is the only major river in Near East, not crossing an international boundary. Rugged terrain historically helped isolate, protect, and develop numerous factional groups based on religion, clan, and ethnicity.

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Syria Google Maps

Syria

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

Syria (GPS: 35 00 N, 38 00 E) located in Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Lebanon and Turkey. The country’s area measurements are total: 185,180 sq km; land: 183,630 sq km, water: 1,550 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly more than 1.5 times the size of Pennsylvania. The total irrigated land is 14,280 sq km (2012).

One of the essential features of Syria: Damascus’s capital – located at an oasis fed by the Barada River – is thought to be one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. There are 42 Israeli settlements and civilian land use sites in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights (2017).

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West Bank Google Maps

West Bank

Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for West Bank (PS). Explore satellite imagery of None, the capital city of West Bank, on the Middle East’s Google Maps below.

West Bank (GPS: 32 00 N, 35 15 E) is located in the Middle East, west of Jordan, east of Israel. The country’s area measurements are total: 5,860 sq km; land: 5,640 sq km, water: 220 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly smaller than Delaware. The total irrigated land is 240 sq km (2012).

One of the West Bank’s essential features: Landlocked – enclosed or nearly enclosed by land. Highlands are the main recharge area for Israel’s coastal aquifers. About 380 Israeli civilian sites, including about 213 settlements and 132 small outpost communities in the West Bank, and 35 locations in East Jerusalem (2017).

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