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    Volker- und Sprachenkarte des Vorderen Orient

    Shows ethnicities, languages and beliefs of the peoples of the region. A relatively lengthy explanation in German begins by stating that this map "endeavors to show the coverage area of those oriental peoples, whose areas are part of Europe's interest..." Inset: Bevolkerungsdichte des Vorderen Orient [population density]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Germany. Auswärtiges Amt. Geographischer Dienst
    • Date: 1941