The world's largest peninsula is the Arabian Peninsula. The Arabian Peninsula is located in Southwest Asia and contains the countries of Jordan, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Saudi A... More »

Peninsulas are found all around the world; in the United States, two prominent examples are the Upper Peninsula in Michigan and the Delmarva Peninsula in Maryland. Peninsulas are chunks of land that are surrounded on thr... More »

The Arabian peninsula is made up of nine countries - Saudi Arabia, Yemen, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, Iraq, Jordan and Kuwait. It is located in Southwest Asia, and it's the largest known peninsula in ... More »

Greenland is the largest island on Earth at 839,999 square miles. Larger land masses surrounded by water such as Australia are continents, not islands. The next two largest islands are New Guinea at 309,000 square miles ... More » Science Earth Science Landforms

Islam, the Muslim religion, originated in the Arabian Peninsula around 622. Islam's prophet, Muhammad, lived in Mecca, a city in the western part of the peninsula. Here he developed the core doctrines of the religion. More »

The "Reconquista" or Spanish Reconquest was a period lasting more than 700 years, from the completion of the Islamic conquest of the Iberian Peninsula around 711 to the fall of the last Islamic state on the peninsula, Gr... More » History Middle Ages

Six major mountain ranges exist in the world, with a host of minor attached chains and some solitary mountains. Three of the major mountain ranges are located in the Western Hemisphere. Mountain ranges are created by Ear... More »