Which one of the following countries of South-West Asia does not open out to the Mediterranean Sea?
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2015 Prelims]
- The Mediterranean Sea serves as a boundary between Europe and Africa, and is surrounded by numerous countries including Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, and Turkey.
- However, Jordan is not connected to the Mediterranean Sea as it is bordered by Syria and Israel in the direction of the sea.
Therefore, option (b) is the correct answer.