Europe, North Africa and West Asia: Regions Metadata

Production date: 24 November 2004


This map (available in both labeled and blank versions) provides an introduction to some of the most prominent regions of the areas inhabited by the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece andRome. Regions listed include: Europe, Central Asia, North Africa, the Iberian Peninsula, the Italian Peninsula, the Balkans, Asia Minor (Anatolia), the Crimea, Mesopotamia, the Levant, Sinai, the Nile Valley,Arabia and Cyrenaica. The following islands are also labeled: Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Crete and Cyprus. Unlabeled versions of this map are available along with a labeled version showing major physical features: Europe, North Africa and West Asia: Physical Geography.

This map was compiled and produced by Tom Elliott.

2004, Ancient World Mapping Center:
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Map Data

Projection: Lambert Equal Area Azimuthal

Projection parameters:
Central Meridian: 20.0
Latitude of Origin: 40.0
False Easting: 0.0
False Northing: 0.0

Horizontal datum: WGS 1984

Scale: 1:27 million

Map units: kilometers and miles

Bounding box: 15 Latitude x -4.7 Longitude (lower left corner); 46.6 Latitude x 80 Longitude (upper right corner)