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Cities of the World : Europe and the Mediterranean Middle East

A Compliation of Current Information on Cultural, Geographical, and Political Conditions ... 3 Europe and the Mediterranean Middle East)

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Published by Thomson Gale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geography,
  • Reference works,
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Urban communities,
  • Reference,
  • General,
  • History - General History,
  • Central Europe,
  • Mediterranean Sea,
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Directories,
  • Cities and towns,
  • Guidebooks

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States Department of State (Corporate Author), Brian Rajewski (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1000
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7980205M
    ISBN 100810376946
    ISBN 109780810376946

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    Mediterranean coast of Turkey is mostly a narrow strip of land squeezed in between pine-covered Taurus Mountains (Toros) and the Mediterranean been spared from pollution thanks to the lack of heavy industry, lying under one of the sunniest skies of Europe, together with its rich art and history, make the region the top tourism destination in the country. AP World History, c. c to c study guide by avalonmage includes questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades.

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