Category:Near East

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English: The Near East — a geographical, historical-archeological, and political-economic term for a region of Western Asia.
  • The term originally applied to the late 17th century maximum extent of the Ottoman Empire (SE Europe, W Asia, NE Africa).
  • Since the early 20th century Near East and Middle East have been approximately synonymous.
Català: L'Orient Pròxim, un terme geogràfic, històric, arqueològic i politico-econòmic emprat per a designar una regió de l'Àsia occidental.
Türkçe: Yakın Doğu.
العربية: شرق أدنى
System-search.svgSee also category: Mediterranean Sea Basin


This category has the following 7 subcategories, out of 7 total.





  • Cyprus(29 C, 3 P, 36 F)


  • Levant(10 C, 1 P, 26 F)



Media in category "Near East"

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