Eastern Mediterranean

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Eastern Mediterranean [1][2][3][4] denotes the region in the east of the Mediterranean Sea (the Levantine Sea) in Southeast Europe and Western Asia. It includes Turkey's region of Anatolia, the island of Cyprus, the Greek Dodecanese islands, Egypt and the region of Syria (in the Levant), Lebanon, Gaza and Israel.

A broader definition may also include European Turkey (East Thrace), the mainland and islands of Greece, Albania in Southeast Europe into the region.

Regions

Nicolas Sanson. Map of Eastern Mediterranean, 1651

This eastern Mediterranean region is commonly interpreted in two ways:

Countries

The countries and territories of the Eastern Mediterranean include Cyprus, Greece, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Turkey, Egypt,[5] and Israel.[6][7][8] [7][9] The countries under the term North-eastern Mediterranean could sometimes include Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece (usually included within Eastern Mediterranean countries)[7][8] Slovenia, North Macedonia, Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Romania, and Ukraine.[6]

See also

References

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