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Why is Arabia called the Fertile Crescent?

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The fertile crescent is not in Arabia. The fertile crescent usually refers to the twin rivers the Tigris and Euphrates which are in modern Iraq and Iran.

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No. Saudi Arabia is south of the Fertile of Crescent.


The Fertile Crescent is not located in Saudi Arabia. The Arabian Desert is located there.The Fertile Crescent is not located in Saudi Arabia. The Arabian Desert is located there.


The Fertile Crescent is located in the Middle East. It is Southwest of Iran, South of Turkey, and North of Saudi Arabia. Parts of Syria and Iraq make up the Fertile Crescent.


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Mesopotamia means" the land between rivers." It is sometimes called the fertile crescent because on a map the fertile land forms a crescent- like shape.


The Fertile Crescent is also called Mesopotamia, although Mesopotamia is only the part of Fertile Crescent in between the two rivers, Tigris and Euphrates.


There is no fertile area in Arabia that has not been artificially created.


It is called a crescent because it is the shape of a crescent. Some things that have the same shape are:a croissanta crescent moon ect.


because it is shaped like a crescent and all the rivers around it make it really rich in soil or in other words fertile, hence the fertile crescent.


The rivers in the fertile crescent and the proliferation of edible grains made the fertile crescent fertile.


sumerians were the people in fertile crescent sumerians were the people in fertile crescent


Another name for the region known as the fertile crescent is called mesopotamia


Because it's a landmark shaped like a crescent with numerous fertile land in its area


It's the other way around; Mesopotamia is part of the Fertile Crescent.Mesopotamia is only the eastern part of the Fertile crescent, in the current country of Iraq. The western part included Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, and Palestine. It is called the fertile crescent because it is a fertile area in the surrounding desert and mountains, and it is shaped in a crescent.


The Fertile Crescent is in southwest Asia.


the fertile crescent is a region in the near east


The flooding of the Tigris and the Euphrates caused silt that washed from the mountains they flowed from, onto the land making it fertile and that is why Mesopotamia is called the fertile crescent.


Mesopotamia is only the eastern part of the Fertile crescent, in the current country of Iraq. The western part included Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, and Palestine. It is called the fertile crescent because it is a fertile area in the surrounding desert and mountains, and it is shaped in a crescent.


The Fertile Crescent is the nickname for Mesopotamia. This is because Mesopotamia is crescent shaped and is known for its fertile soil.



the people who rule the fertile crescent were the Chaideans


Mesopotamia is located in the fertile crescent


The fertile crescent was called 'fertile' because around 2000 BCE there was fertile soil that was great for farming. new soil called silt was brought over regularly by floods. This fertility later on helped grow the early cities that lived there. It is worh noting that the Fertile Crescent is entirely in Southwest Asia, not Africa. It is in the current countries of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Israel/Palestine, and Jordan.


The Sumerians were located in a region called Mesopotamia, which was part of the Fertile Crescent. The Fertile Crescent was a fertile stretch of curved land between the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean Sea. Most of Mesopotamia is in what is now called Iraq.


the fertile crescent was called 'fertile' because around 2000 b.c. there was fertile soil that was great for farming. new soil called silt was brought over regularly by floods. this fertility later on helped grow the early cities that lived there.



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