10 Facts About The Largest Peninsula In The World

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The Arabian peninsula or Arabia is the largest peninsula in the world. Also known as the Island of Arabs or Jazirat-Al-Arab, it is located in the southwestern part of Asia. It is bounded by important gulfs and seas which serve as vital shipping lanes, connecting the Middle East with the other world economies.

The Arabian peninsula has a total area of about 1,250,000 square miles. It is surrounded by the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden from the southwest. The southeastern coast faces the Arabian Sea...


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