Red Sea | 22 Oct 2022

Key Points

  • Physical Geography:
    • An inlet of the Indian Ocean between Africa and Asia. One of the most saline bodies of water in the world.
    • Bordering Countries: Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Sudan, Eritrea and Djibouti.
    • Connected to the Indian ocean in south through the Bab el Mandeb strait and the Gulf of Aden.
    • In the north are the Sinai Peninsula, the Gulf of Aqaba, and the Gulf of Suez (leading to the Suez Canal).
    • Occupies a part of Great Rift Valley (Afro-Arabian Rift Valley).
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