Western Asia, also known as West Asia or Southwest Asia, is the westernmost subregion of the continent of Asia.It is entirely a part of the Greater Middle East.It includes Anatolia, the Arabian Peninsula, Iran, Mesopotamia, the Levant region, the island of Cyprus, the Sinai Peninsula, and partly Transcaucasia.
- 5,994,935 km² (2,314,657 sq mi)ᵃ
- Zone 9 except Armenia, Cyprus (Zone 3) & Sinai (Zone 2)
- West Asian, Western Asian
- 313,428,000 (2018) (9th)
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West Asia Western Asia (or Southwest Asia) is the part of Asia that includes the Middle East.
This WikiProject was formed to encourage cooperative editing of articles about countries in Western Asia. This area is roughly similar to the older but commonly used eurocentric termination the Middle East, plus the South Caucasus, and minus Egypt.
Pages in category "Western Asia" The following 22 pages are in this category, out of 22 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().
Western Asia being listed as Southwest Asia in airline related articles and not under the articles proper wikipedia name should be unacceptable to editors, then why does this editor who's not even officially a wikipedia person enforcing his rule? why does he keep reverting edits and practices double standards by wanting full name for China as ...
Western imperialism in Asia refers to the influence of Western Europe and associated states (such as Russia, Japan and the United States) in Asian territories.It originated in the 15th-century search for trade routes to India and Southeast Asia that led directly to the Age of Discovery, and additionally the introduction of early modern warfare into what Europeans first called the East Indies ...
From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has 71 World Heritage Sites in 16 countries of Western Asia.SiteLocationCriteriaArea ha (acre)Aflaj Irrigation Systems of OmanSharqiyah and Batinah Regions, Oman ...Cultural: (v)1,456 (3,600); buffer zone 16,404 ...Al Madinah Province, Saudi Arabia ...Cultural: (ii) (iii)1,621 (4,010); buffer zone 1,659 (4,100)Aleppo Governorate, Syria 36°14′0 ...Cultural: (iii) (iv)350 (860)Daraa Governorate, Syria 32°31′5 ...Cultural: (i) (iii) (vi)—
Asia (/ ˈ eɪ ʒ ə , ˈ eɪ ʃ ə / ) is Earth 's largest and most populous continent , located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres . It shares the continental landmass of Eurasia with the continent of Europe and the continental landmass of Afro-Eurasia with both Europe and Africa . Asia covers an area of 44,579,000 square kilometres (17,212,000 sq mi), about 30% of Earth's ...
Western Asia, West Asia, Southwestern Asia, or Southwest Asia is the westernmost subregion of Asia. It includes Anatolia, the Arabian Peninsula, Iran, the Levant, Mesopotamia, the Sinai Peninsula, and Transcaucasia. The region is considered to be separated from Africa by the Isthmus of Suez, and sep