The New Atlas of the Arab World

The New Atlas of the Arab World

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Baker & Taylor
Presents profiles, photographs, satellite images, and maps for each country in the League of Arab States.

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Covering all 22 countries of the League of Arab States, this convenient reference presents 37 detailed maps and some eye-popping satellite images showing the terrain. A profile for each country presents several pages of data and narrative regarding geography, population, demography, and culture, along with photos of people and places. This is a clearly organized, attractive, accessible, and timely reference suitable for a wide audience. It is distributed in North America by Oxford U. Press. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Oxford University Press
The first up-to-date, handy reference atlas covering all twenty-two countries of the Arab League, with maps, demographic, cultural, and political information

The Arab world, covering a large part of northern Africa and southwestern Asia, comprises the twenty-two countries of the League of Arab States, from Morocco in the west to Oman in the east, from Syria in the north to Comoros in the south. This new atlas, compiled using information from the latest satellite imagery, contains detailed maps of the entire region, showing physical features, political boundaries, towns, and communication networks. In addition, each of the twenty-two countries is the subject of an illustrated essay, with notes and the latest statistics on the geography, population, history and politics, and economy of the country.

The countries covered are: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Em

Publisher: Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, 2010
ISBN: 9789774164194
Branch Call Number: 912 NEW
Characteristics: 1 atlas (144 pages) : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
Notes: Indexed
Also includes satellite images of some countries
Relief shown by shading and spot heights


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