It is known for its very high salt content and is located in the Middle East. What sea are we talking about?

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GEOGRAPHY QUESTION #1291

It is known for its very high salt content and is located in the Middle East. What sea are we talking about?

The Dead Sea

Explanation

The Dead Sea is the world's lowest lying sea and is located in Asia (the Middle East) between Israel and Jordan. The sea has a salt content of around 31.5%, which is around 9 times more than the Mediterranean. The Dead Sea is around 420 metres below sea level and is the world's lowest lying point.

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