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 DeCS Categories

Z01 Geographic Locations .
Z01.058 Africa .
Z01.058.266 Africa, Northern .
Z01.058.290 Africa South of the Sahara .
Z01.252 Asia 946 .
Z01.252.245 Asia, Western .
Z01.252.245.500 Middle East .
 
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Africa, Northern .
Africa, French-Speaking .
French Speaking Africa .
Maghrib .
North Africa .
Northern Africa .
French-Speaking Africa .
Sahara .
Maghreb .
The geographical area of Africa comprising ALGERIA; EGYPT; LIBYA; MOROCCO; and TUNISIA. It includes also the vast deserts and oases of the Sahara. It is often referred to as North Africa, French-speaking Africa, or the Maghreb. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p856) .
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Africa .
The continent south of EUROPE, east of the ATLANTIC OCEAN and west of the INDIAN OCEAN. .
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Middle East .
Gaza Strip (Palestine) .
Gaza Strip .
Arab Countries .
Near East .
West Bank .
The region of southwest Asia and northeastern Africa usually considered as extending from Libya on the west to Afghanistan on the east. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988) .
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Africa South of the Sahara .
Subsaharan Africa .
Africa, Sub-Saharan .
Sub-Saharan Africa .
All of Africa except Northern Africa (AFRICA, NORTHERN). .
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Asia, Western .
Western Asia .
The geographical designation for the countries of the MIDDLE EAST and the countries BANGLADESH; BHUTAN; INDIA; NEPAL; PAKISTAN; and SRI LANKA. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, 1993 & Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988) .
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