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Fertile Crescent 
crescent-shaped region containing the moist and fertile land of Western Asia, and the Nile Valley and Nile Delta of northeast Africa
Tigris River, Diyarbakır (Turkey) - The beginning of the "Fertile Crescent".JPG
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Part ofLevant,
Mesopotamia
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36° 00′ 00″ N, 40° 00′ 00″ E
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Creciente Fértil (es); Frjósami hálfmáninn (is); Hilal Subur (ms); Fertile Crescent (en-gb); Плодороден полумесец (bg); زرخیز ہلال (pnb); 新月沃土 (zh-hk); Volan-tsina-Mahavokatra (mg); Úrodný polmesiac (sk); Creissent Fertil (oc); 新月沃土 (zh-hant); 新月沃土 (zh-cn); 비옥한 초승달 지대 (ko); Fekunda duonluno (eo); Плодна Полумесечина (mk); উর্বর চন্দ্রকলা (bn); Croissant fertile (fr); Plodni polumjesec (hr); Trăng Lưỡi Liềm Màu Mỡ (vi); Плодни полумесец (sr); Crescente Fértil (pt-br); 新月沃土 (zh-sg); Den fruktbare halvmånen (nn); Den fruktbare halvmåne (nb); Bərəkətli Hilal (az); Fertile Crescent (en); الهلال الخصيب (ar); လခြမ်းရပ်ဝန်းဒေသ (my); Termékeny félhold (hu); Ilgora Emankorra (eu); Creciente Fértil (ast); Creixent Fèrtil (ca); Бәрәкәтле ярымай (ba); Fruchtbarer Halbmond (de); Урадлівы паўмесяц (be); Плодни полумесец (sr-ec); 新月沃土 (zh); Frugtbare halvmåne (da); 肥沃な三日月地帯 (ja); الهلال الخصيب (arz); הסהר הפורה (he); Luna fertilis (la); उर्वर अर्धचंद्र (hi); Hedelmällinen puolikuu (fi); Vröchbaar Króm (li); Vruchtbare Sikkel (nl); வளமான பிறை பிரதேசம் (ta); Mezzaluna Fertile (it); 新月沃土 (zh-hans); هلال حاصل‌خیز (fa); Плодородный полумесяц (ru); Урадлівы паўмесяц (be-tarask); زرخیز ہلال (ur); Viljakas poolkuu (et); Hilal Subur (id); Plodni polumesec (sr-el); 新月沃土 (zh-tw); Semiluna Fertilă (ro); Crescente Fértil (pt); Բարեբեր մահիկ (hy); Matambok nga Kresente (war); Bördiga halvmånen (sv); Derlingasis pusmėnulis (lt); Rodovitni polmesec (sl); Matabang Gasuklay (tl); Bereketli Hilal (tr); Fruchtbere Heale Moanne (fy); พระจันทร์เสี้ยวอันอุดมสมบูรณ์ (th); Żyzny Półksiężyc (pl); ഫെർറ്റൈൽ ക്രസന്റ് (ml); Plodni polumesec (sh); An Corrán Méith (ga); Родючий півмісяць (uk); برکتلی هیلال (azb); Úrodný půlměsíc (cs); Crecente Fértil (gl); Pûi-thó͘ Ge̍h-bâi (nan); Εύφορη Ημισέληνος (el); Fertile Crescent (en-ca) kawasan subur berbentuk bulan sabit di Timur Dekat (id); regio geographica et archaeologica (la); област во западна Азија и североисточна Африка (mk); Тҡышҡы айҙарҙа территорияһында яуым-төшөмдөң уғата күп булыуы күҙәтелгән Яҡын Көнсығыштағы төбәктәрҙең береһе. (ba); Winterregengebiet nördlich der Syrischen Wüste (de); 西亚、北非地区两河流域及附近新月形肥沃地带 (zh); crescent-shaped region containing the moist and fertile land of Western Asia, and the Nile Valley and Nile Delta of northeast Africa (en); مصطلح جغرافي (ar); termín, kterým se označuje území dnešního Iráku, Sýrie, Libanonu, Jordánska a Izraele (cs); Արևելյան Միջերկրական և Միջագետքի դաշտավայր (hy) Medialuna fertil, Medialuna fértil, Levante fértil, Creciente Fertil, Fertil Medialuna, Media luna fertil, Fértil Medialuna, Media luna fértil, Levante fertil (es); Ilgora Emankor (eu); Grüner Halbmond (de); Zona do Crescente Fértil (pt); Trăng lưỡi liềm mầu mỡ (vi); هلال بارور, هلال خصیب, داس بارور, هلال خضیب (fa); 肥沃月彎, 新月地区, 肥沃新月, 新月沃地, 肥沃月弯, 肥沃月湾, 新月肥沃地带, 肥沃新月地带, 肥沃新月带, 肥腴月弯, 肥腴月湾 (zh); Fruchtbere Sikkel, Fruchtbere sichte (fy); Verimli Hilal (tr); 肥沃三日月地帯 (ja); Благодатний Півмісяць (uk); Cornul Abundenţei (ro); Den bördiga halvmånen (sv); Urodzajny Półksiężyc, Ziemie Żyznego Półksiężyca (pl); Fruktbare halvmåne (nb); Vruchtbare Halve Maan, Vruchtbare Halvemaan, Vruchtbaar Crescent (nl); Fruktbare halvmåne (nn); उर्वर अर्धचन्द्र (hi); Fertile Crescent, Mayamang Gasuklay, Gasuklay na Mataba, Gasuklay na Mayaman (tl); 비옥한 초승달, 비옥한 초승달 지역 (ko); Den frugtbare halvmåne (da); هلال خصيب, هلال خصب (ar); הקשת הפוריה (he); Bulan Sabit Subur (id)
English: The Fertile Crescent — or "Cradle of Civilization" due to the birth of various kingdoms within its borders.
  • It is a crescent-shaped region containing the comparatively moist and fertile land of otherwise arid and semi-arid Western Asia; and arid northeast Africa in the Nile River Valley and Delta.

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