12 maps that explain the Mediterranean Sea

The Mediterranean Sea at all times played a significant role in the communication of the peoples around it. The world map shows what a unique position the Mediterranean Sea has in the world. It looks like a closed sea, but it offers the main transit routes linking east and west. All this, along with a beautiful climate and abundant nature, has made the Mediterranean region the cradle of world civilization. The maps below show the uniqueness of the Mediterranean region.

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