Central Asia

This is a listing of every resource related to Central Asia.



Mapping the Middle East: Geography, Politics, and Religion
This interactive, map-based resource allows users to highlight individual countries of the Middle East for information about leadership, suffrage, and religious make-up. Also included are a quiz and secondary maps about Muslim populations throughout the world by number, percentage of population, and Shi'a/Sunni breakdown.

Shrine to Hazarat Ali
Shrine to Hazarat Ali, or the Blue Mosque, Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan.

Entrance gate of the Great Mosque
Entrance gate of the Great Mosque, Xian, China. First mosque at this site built 742, current mosque begun 1392.

Minaret of the Great Mosque
Minaret of the Great Mosque, Xian, China.

Afghanistani family
Afghanistani family, Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan.

Class in Mazar-i-Sharif
Class in the mosque, Shrine to Hazrat Ali, Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan.

Muslim couple
Muslim couple near Lingxia, China, being interviewed by a Muslim tourist.

Girls' Madrasa, Shuigia Mosque
Girls' Madrasa, Shuigia Mosque, Lingxia, China.

Kowloon Mosque and Cultural Center
Kowloon Mosque and Cultural Center, Hong Kong.

Book Cover: Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner
Afghanastani characters and setting.

Book Cover: Kurban Said, Ali and Nino
Azerbaijani characters and setting.

Book Cover: Leo Tolstoy, Hadji Murad
Main character is Muslim of Caucasus region.

Travels of Ibn Batutta
Exploratory Travels of Ibn Batutta

Colonial Empires Worldwide, 1914

Colonialism in Asia, 1894-1914
Map of colonization in Asia, 1894-1914.