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Denizli Kale ici Carsisi

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A: Bayram Yeri

by imagemediagroup.org, 70 meters away

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B: Denizli Carsisi

by imagemediagroup.org, 90 meters away

Denizli Carsisi

C: Bayramyeri alisveris merkezi

by imagemediagroup.org, 140 meters away

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D: Denizli Atatürk Müzesi

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E: DİAD Giriş

by imagemediagroup.org, 470 meters away

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F: DİAD Toplanti Salonu 1

by imagemediagroup.org, 470 meters away

DİAD Toplanti Salonu 1

G: DİAD Genel Sekreter

by imagemediagroup.org, 470 meters away

DİAD Genel Sekreter

H: DİAD Toplantı Salonu 2

by imagemediagroup.org, 470 meters away

DİAD Toplantı Salonu 2

I: DİAD Çalışma ofisi

by imagemediagroup.org, 470 meters away

DİAD Çalışma ofisi

J: DİAD

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This panorama was taken in Turkey, Middle East

This is an overview of Middle East

Modern civilization began right here in the Tigris-Euphrates river valley. Also known as the Fertile Crescent or Mesopotamia, this is the place where, six thousand years ago, agriculture, writing and mathematics were brought into widespread use.

The term "Middle East" comes from the British navy, which used it to describe the countries on the trade route from Europe to India and China. Everything from Afghanistan to Morocco may possibly be classified as "middle eastern", depending on whom you ask -- and when.

Only a partial list of past Empires in the middle eastern territory includes Sumeria, Babylonia, Persia, the Ottoman Empire and the Roman Empire!

When northern Europe was still lurking about in slimy cold stone castles playing chess, the Middle East was enjoying the flowers of poetry, luxurious craftsmanship, music and literature. In fact, the Renaissance in Europe was partly inspired by stories brought back from the middle east by travelers along the trade route.

Strategic location, religious history and the world's largest supply of crude oil have kept the Middle East at the center of world activity for centuries. The saga continues.

Text by Steve Smith.

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