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Kazakhstan

The largest republic of central Asia

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Turkmenistan

Boarders the mountains of northern Iran

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Uzbekistan

Landlocked country in the middle of Central Asia

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Kyrgyzstan

Lies mostly in the Tien Shan mountains

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Tajikistan

Smallest and highest of the Central Asian republics

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Afghanistan

One of the poorest countries in the world

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Amu Darya and Syr Darya

Central Asia's two principal rivers

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Fergana Valley

One of central Asia's most densely populated areas

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Karakum and Kyzylkum

The dry land is dominated by the two desert wastelands also known as "Black Sand" and "Red Sand"

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Subcontinent

What India is considered because it is separated from Asia by the Himalayas

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Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra

The three main rivers in India

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India

Considered a subcontinent because of its distinct size

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Hinduism

The official religion of India

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Caste System

A system of rankings in India; a distinct ranking of social classes

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William Carry

"The Father of Modern Missions"

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Amy Carmichael

Worked to help young Indian girls from lives of Prostitution

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Taj Mahal

A beautiful tomb resembling a mosque