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Impact of geography on Middle Eastern economies.

Explain how the Greater Middle East/Gulf is shaped by its various regional geographies (Middle East vs. Gulf vs. North Africa, Fertile Crescent vs. deserts), and its geo-economic importance (oil vs. international trade routes or nomadism and agriculture vs. urbanism and industrialization).

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This post discusses the impact of geography on Middle Eastern economies. Rainfall, vegetation, oil, and trade routes are discussed. Over 600 words of original text along with maps and links to sources for further research.