Name _________________________________________ Pd_______ MIDDLE EAST GEOGRAPHY FACTS North Africa and Southwest Asia (AKA: _______________________________) Use pages 428-429 to answer the following questions: Where Is It? 1. Is Cairo north or south of the Equator? ______________________ 2. Is Cairo east or west of the Prime Meridian? _________________ 3. What is the approximate latitude of Cairo? ___________________ 4. What is the approximate longitude of Cairo? ________________ GEO Fast Facts 5. Name the four physical features listed on the Geo Fast Facts map? Why are these physical features important? __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ Look at pages 434-437. Which county has the largest/smallest land area? 6. Largest Land Area ____________________________________ 7. Smallest Land Area ___________________________________ Look at the map on page 431. Use the latitudes and longitudes to locate the countries of the following cities. CITY COUNTRY LATITUDE LONGITUDE 8. Istanbul 41.02 N 29.00 E 9. Esfahan 32.38 N 51.30 E 10. Medina 24.26 N 39.45 E 11. Kandahar 31.37N 65.43 E 12. Benghazi 32.07N 20.04 E Look at the map on page 430 to answer the following questions. What parts of the region have the lowest population? What physical features on the map would affect population density? Where do most people in North Africa live? Why?