North Africa, Southwest Asia, and Central Asia

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To dearest Connor,
I hope when this letter reaches you, you are in best of your health and high spirits. I am fine here and the weather here in Texas has completely changed from what you had seen last time. Last month I travelled to North Africa, Southwest Asia, and Central Asia. The life lived by the native people of that country if completely different from what we live. Let me give you a complete idea of that location.

Firstly, as you know that North Africa, Southwest Asia, and Central Asia is located near the equator which makes it experience a tropical type of climate. The climate of that place has the major impact on the people living there. Their lifestyle and tradition is based completely on the climate. Since ancient times, the Middle East has attracted migrating peoples. Mixing with the earlier inhabitants of the region, they produced the peoples that make up the Middle East today. They can be classified into three main ethnic groups--Arabs, Turks, and Iranians. There are, in addition, smaller numbers of Kurds, who are scattered across Turkey, Iran, and Iraq; Jews, who live chiefly in Israel; Pakistanis; Armenians; and Greeks, who live mainly on the island nation of Cyprus.

 Language and religion are basic elements of cultural identity in the Middle East. The major languages of the region, which correspond to the three main ethnic groups, are Arabic, the most widely used language; Turkish; and Persian (or Farsi), the language of the Iranians. Kurdish is related to Persian. The Hebrew spoken in Israel is, like Arabic, a Semitic tongue. Educated people throughout the Middle East frequently speak English or French as well. I had been in Dubai and the people there are friendly and different.  The city of Dubai is a highly cosmopolitan society with a diverse and vibrant culture.

The Islamic dress code is not compulsory. Most Emirati males prefer to wear a kandura , an ankle-length white shirt woven from wool or cotton, and most Emirati women...
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