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Levant
Levant
  Kintras o the Levant in the broad, heestoric meanin (equivalent tae the eastren Mediterranean)
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  Kintras o the Levant in 20t century uisage (equivalent tae Sirie-Palestine)
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  Kintras an regions sometimes includit in the modren defineetion
Kintras an regions  Cyprus
 Israel
 Jordan
 Lebanon
State o Palestine Palestine
 Sirie
 Turkey
(Hatay Province)
Population 47,129,325[4]
Demonym Levantine
Leids Levantine Arabic, Ebreu, Aramaic, Armenie, Circassian, Greek, Kurdish, Ladino, Turkis
Time Zones UTC+02:00 (EET) (Turkey an Cyprus)

The Levant (/ləˈvænt/; Arabic: المشرق /ʔal-maʃriq/[1][5][6][7][8][9][10]) is an approximate heestorical geografical term referrin tae a large aurie in the eastren Mediterranean.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome, Volume 1, p247, "Levant"
  2. Microsoft Encarta (2009) "Levant"
  3. Oxford Dictionaries Online. "Levant." Oxford University Press. Retrieved 4 April 2015.
  4. Population foond bi addin aw the kintras' populations (Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Sirie, Palestine an Hatay Province)
  5. Naim, Samia, Dialects of the Levant, in Weninger, Stefan et al. (eds.), The Semitic Languages: An International Handbook, Berlin/Boston: Walter de Gruyter (2011), p. 921
  6. Amy Chua (2004), World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability p. 212
  7. Mandyam Srinivasan, Theodore Stank, Philippe-Pierre Dornier, Kenneth Petersen (2014), Global Supply Chains: Evaluating Regions on an EPIC Framework – Economy, Politics, Infrastructure, and Competence: “EPIC” Structure – Economy, Politics, Infrastructure, and Competence, p. 3
  8. Ayubi, Nazih N. (1996), Over-stating the Arab State: Politics and Society in the Middle East p. 108
  9. David Thomas, Alexander Mallett (2012), Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History. Volume 4 (1200-1350), p. 145
  10. Jeff Lesser (1999), Negotiating National Identity: Immigrants, Minorities, and the Struggle for Ethnicity in Brazil p. 45