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Mediterranean Countries

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This Video discusses the countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea along with important water bodies of the region.

List of Countries – Capitals

  1. Israel – Jerusalem / Tel Aviv
  2. Lebanon – Beirut
  3. Syria – Damascus
  4. Turkey – Ankara
  5. Greece – Athens
  6. Italy – Rome
  7. France – Paris
  8. Spain – Madrid
  9. Morocco – Rabat
  10. Algeria – Algiers
  11. Tunisia – Tunis
  12. Libya – Tripoli
  13. Egypt – Cairo

Important Water bodies of the Region

  1. Aegen Sea – between Greece & Turkey.
  2. The Black Sea is connected to the Sea of Marmara through the Strait of Bosporus.
  3. The Sea of Marmara is connected to the Aegen Sea through the Strait of Dardanelles.
  4. Ionian Sea – between Italy & Greece
  5. Adriatic Sea – between Italy & Croatia
  6. Tyrrhenian Sea – besides Italy
  7. Ligurian Sea – besides Italy & Spain
  8. Strait of Gibraltar – Divides Europe from Africa & is the entry point into the Mediterranean Sea from the Atlantic Ocean.
  9. Bay of Biscay – besides France & Spain (although not part of the Mediterranean Sea, but is worth mentioning)