Red Sea

Red Sea

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  • Area
    438000
  • Max. width
    355 km (221 mi)
  • Max. depth
    3,040 m (9,970 ft)
  • Max. length
    2,250 km (1,400 mi)
  • Islands
    Tiran Island
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    Jabal al-Tair Island
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    Perim
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    Rocky Island
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    Hanish Islands
  • Did you know
    Approximately 40% of the Red Sea is quite shallow (under 100 m/330 ft), and about 25% is under 50 meters (164 feet) deep.
Red Sea Profiles
  • About

    The Red Sea is a seawater inlet of the Indian Ocean, lying between Africa and Asia. The connection to the ocean is in the south through the Bab el Mandeb strait and the Gulf of Aden. To the north lie the Sinai Peninsula, the Gulf of Aqaba, and the Gulf of Suez. The Red Sea is a Global 200 ecoregion.

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