15 Facts About Mediterranean Sea

1. Mediterranean Sea is a large body of water located between Europe to the north, northern Africa to the south, and southwestern Asia to the east.

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2. Today, the Mediterranean Sea is the southern border of the European Union and represents one of the largest area by Trade in the World.

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3. Mediterranean Sea is bordered on the north by Europe, the east by Asia, and in the south by Africa.

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4. Mediterranean Sea has an average depth of 1,500 m and the deepest recorded point is 5,267 m in the Calypso Deep in the Ionian Sea.

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5. Mediterranean Sea is sometimes considered a part of the Atlantic Ocean, although it is usually identified as a separate body of water.

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6. Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa, and on the east by the Levant.

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7. Mediterranean Sea has a large number of different fish and mammal species that are mainly derived from the Atlantic Ocean.

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8. Mediterranean Sea is a very large sea that is bounded by Europe, Africa and Asia and stretches from the Strait of Gibraltar on the west to the Dardanelles and the Suez Canal on the east.

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9. Mediterranean Sea is a large sea or body of water that is located between Europe, northern Africa, and southwestern Asia.

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10. Mediterranean Sea has captured the imagination of people for centuries.

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11. Mediterranean Sea has significant endemism and is biologically distinctive from the adjacent Atlantic Ocean.

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12. Mediterranean Sea has two main subregions—the Eastern and Western.

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13. Mediterranean Sea is connected to the Atlantic Ocean by a narrow passage called the Strait of Gibraltar.

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14. Mediterranean Sea is the body of water that separates Europe, Africa and Asia.

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15. Mediterranean Sea is connected to the Atlantic Ocean by the Strait of Gibraltar in the west and to the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea, by the Dardanelles and the Bosporus respectively, in the east.

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