Middle East

The Middle East is a region in Western Asia, between the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea and the Indian Ocean. The term "Middle East" was created by the British in the 19th century, and there is no coherent definition; it is a political term as much as geographical, but also Eurocentric, implying that it separates "the West" from the Far East.
Popular destinations: Istanbul, Dubai and Mecca

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Turkey is a transcontinental country, consisting of the Anatolian region of West Asia, and Eastern Thrace on the Balkan peninsula in Europe.
Popular destinations: Istanbul, Trabzon and Ankara
The State of Israel is a small yet diverse Middle Eastern country bordered by Egypt and the Gaza Strip to the southwest, by the West Bank and Jordan to the east, and by Syria and Lebanon to the north.
Popular destinations: Tel Aviv, Mitzpe Ramon and Eilat
The Caucasus is a region located between the Black and Caspian Seas.
Popular destinations: Armenia, Azerbaijan and Baku
Iran is a large country between the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea.
Popular destinations: Tehran, Shiraz and Varzaneh
The Palestinian territories consist of two physically separate entities, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, in the Middle East.
Popular destinations: Jerusalem, Bethlehem and West Bank
The United Arab Emirates is a federation of seven emirates on the eastern side of the Arabian peninsula, at the entrance to the Persian Gulf.
Popular destinations: Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah
Jordan is an Arab kingdom in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River.
Popular destinations: Amman, Petra and Aqaba
The Middle East Sultanate of Oman is on the eastern side of the Arabian Peninsula.
Popular destinations: Muscat, Salalah and Musandam Peninsula
The Republic of Lebanon is a country in the Middle East at the Mediterranean Sea.
Popular destinations: Beirut, Tripoli and Tyre
Cyprus is an island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey.
Popular destinations: Nicosia, Northern Cyprus and Nicosia
Saudi Arabia is a kingdom which dominates the Arabian peninsula, with coastlines on the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea.
Popular destinations: Mecca, Riyadh and Jeddah
Syria was one of the larger states of the Middle East but is now in prospect of fragmentation.
Popular destinations: Damascus, Golan Heights and Aleppo
Qatar is a rich Arab state occupying a small peninsula extending into the Persian Gulf to the north of Saudi Arabia, east of Bahrain and west of the United Arab Emirates.
Popular destinations: Doha, Al Khor and Al Ruwais
Iraq is a republic in the Middle East, north-west of of the Persian Gulf.
Popular destinations: Baghdad, Arbil and Mosul
Yemen is on the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, and sharing borders with Saudi Arabia and Oman.
Popular destinations: Sana'a, Socotra and Aden
Kuwait is a monarchy at the Persian Gulf, bordering Iraq and Saudi Arabia.
Popular destinations: Kuwait City and Hawalli

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