Southwest Asia & North Africa

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Southwest Asia & North Africa

  1. 1. SouthwestAsia/NorthAfricaNatalia DávilaDiana MartínezLorena ElizondoAndrés López
  2. 2. IntroductionClimate CultureOil ReligionAdaptationPolitics PetroleumExtremistsWater
  3. 3. Environmental Geography:Life in a Fragile World
  4. 4. Hydro politics inthe Jordan RiverBasin“water resources and politics”
  5. 5. Population and Settlement:Patterns in an Arid Land
  6. 6. Geography of Population Less than two-thirds of the overall population urban.
  7. 7. Maghreb Mediterranean Israel Lebanon Syria Turkey Better-watered coastal districts
  8. 8. Water and Life Domestication Pastoral nomadism Exotic rivers: Nile Tigris Euphrates
  9. 9. The Urban Imprint Centers Political Religious Authority Focal point-trade.
  10. 10.  Beirut Tyre Sidon Damascus innearby Syria
  11. 11. Saudi Arabian population moreurban than many industrializednations, including United States.
  12. 12. Colonial Legacy
  13. 13. Arab-Israeli conflict
  14. 14. Iraq
  15. 15. Economy
  16. 16. Regional Economic Patterns.
  17. 17. Higher-Income Oil Exporters.
  18. 18. Lower-Income Oil Exporters. North AfricaAlgeria Libya
  19. 19. Prospering without Oil.
  20. 20. Regional Patterns of Poverty. A Woman’s Changing World.
  21. 21. Global Economic Relationships- OPEC’s Changing Fortunes. - Regional and International Linkages

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