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Central Asia

Definition/Scope: Area which extends from western Manchuria to the Caspian Sea, along the arid and semiarid grasslands, mountains, and plateaus of Inner and Outer Mongolia, Tibet, the Central Asian Muslim countries of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakstan, and Turkmenistan, and Afghanistan north of the watershed of the Hindu Kush system; its eastern boundary is the Great Wall of China.



Broader Terms:

Asia

Narrower Terms:

Afghanistan
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan


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