Mesopotamia web quest


Mesopotamia is located in southwest Asia.there are two main rivers,the Tigris river and the Euphrates. The meaning of Mesopotamia in Greek is "between rivers". Mesopotamia is also known as the Fertile Crescent because of the soil fertility the climate is warm and they experience a lot of rain.if you look in a map today you would see that Iran in where Mesopotamia used to be.the distance for North Carolina to Iran is about 7,000 miles.



The history of ancient Mesopotamia begins with the emergence of urban societies during the Ubaid period (ca. 5300 BC). The history of the Ancient Near East begins in the Lower Paleolithic period