Red Sea General Knowledge

Can you answer these general knowledge questions about the Red Sea?
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What canal connects the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea?
Suez Canal
What saltwater lake is created in the middle of that canal?
Great Bitter Lake
What is the main port of Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea?
Jeddah
What language do most of the people living by the Red Sea speak?
Arabic
What Egyptian peninsula was captured by Israel in 1967, and returned in 1982?
Sinai Peninsula
What gulf is located between that peninsula and Saudi Arabia?
Gulf of Aqaba
The Red Sea was one of the many important routes for the trade of what
ingredient during the Middle Ages?
Spice
What country lost its Red Sea coastline and became landlocked in 1993?
Ethiopia
Put on your thinking cap ... What is the biggest Sudanese port on the Red Sea?
Port Sudan
What country's entire coastline is only 26 km?
Jordan
What strait is located between Djibouti and Yemen?
Bab al-Mandeb
What gulf is connected to the Red Sea through that strait?
Gulf of Aden
What country's name derives from the Greek word for the "Red Sea"?
Eritrea
What Israeli resort city lies on the Red Sea?
Eilat
What port plays a crucial role in allowing food to be imported into Yemen?
Al Hudaydah
What name is given to the Red Sea spreading centre that keeps drawing the Arabian
and African plates away from each other?
Red Sea Rift
The Red Sea is considered to be the northernmost in what region between the
Capricorn and Cancer?
Tropics
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