crescent-shaped geographic region of the Middle-East, containing the moist and fertile land of Western Asia, and the Nile Valley and Nile Delta of northeast Africa
The Fertile Crescent — or "Cradle of Civilization" due to the birth of various kingdoms within its borders. It is a crescent-shaped region containing the comparatively moist and fertile land of otherwise arid and semi-arid Western Asia; and arid northeast Africa in the Nile River Valley and Delta.
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- Diffusion of agriculture from the Fertile Crescent after 9000 BC.jpg 1,728 × 1,144; 265 KB
- Fertile Crescent.svg 294 × 345; 87 KB
- Plains south of Mardin, Turkey.jpg 3,648 × 2,736; 10.08 MB
- Tigris River, Diyarbakır (Turkey) - The beginning of the "Fertile Crescent".JPG 1,440 × 1,407; 246 KB