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  • Central asia

    1. 1. Geography: Central Asia
    2. 2. What Is Central Asia?
    3. 3. The Land and People of Central Asia• The Geography of Central Asia – Varied climate and topography – No real borders or demarcation• Demographic Composition – Settled areas: oases and valleys – Nomadic communities: deserts and steppes
    4. 4. CENTRAL ASIAN GEOGRAPHY• 4,003,451 sq. km (68.1% Kazakhstan)• 12,730 km Land Border – 6,846 km Russia – 2,805 km China – 2,087 km Afghanistan – 992 km Iran• 3,662 km Coastline (100.0% Caspian Sea)• 8.10% Arable Land (70.0% Kazakhstan)
    5. 5. CENTRAL ASIAN DEMOGRAPHY• Population – 61,183,253 (45.4% Uzbekistan)• 24,767,924 Uzbek (40.5%) 694,643 Karakalpak (1.1%)• 9,089,470 Kazakh (14.9%) 679,614 Tatar (1.1%)• 7,371,791 Tajik (12.0%) 627,124 Ukrainian (1.0%)• 7,134,938 Russian (11.7%) 371,052 German (0.6%)• 4,199,779 Turkmen (6.9%) 271,533 Uighur (0.4%)• 3,657,460 Kyrgyz (6.0%) 60,595 Dungan (0.1%)• 2,257,330 Other (3.7%)• Urban Population – 42%• Growth Rate – 0.973%• Median Age – 25.9 years
    6. 6. REDUCING THE ARAL SEA
    7. 7. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION Questions??

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