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T’bilisi

Capital of Georgia

2

Aral Sea

Large farms needing irrigation have nearly drained away the rivers

3

Cyrillic

Alphabet to help the Slavs read and write their own language

4

Bilingual

Referring to a country that has two official languages

5

Nomads

People who move from place to place with herds of animals

6

Majority group

Group in society that controls most of the wealth & power

7

Minority group

Group of people who are different in some characteristic from the group with the most power & wealth in a region

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Light industry

Production of consumer goods such as clothing, shoes, furniture & house hold products

9

Heavy industry

The production of goods such as machinery, mining equipment & steel

10

Ismail Samani Peak

Highest mountain in Central Asia

11

Moscow

Capital of Russia

12

Dushanbe

Tajikistan’s largest city and capital

13

Garagum

Desert in Turkmenistan

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Tian Shan

MountIn range makes up most of Kyrgyzstan