What is the bay called?

Definition of gulf: A gulf is a reservoir of sea water that is connected to the ocean or ocean from some side, but around which there is a large circle of earth. Note that this status is not given to small bends in the coast and only reservoirs with significant area are called 'bays'.

Gulf in other languages: In English there are two words for 'gulf'. Thin creeks are commonly called 'gulfs' and wide creeks 'bays', although opposite usages are also prevalent in English. In addition to these, 'byte' and 'sound' are also sometimes used words for gulf. The Gulf is called 'Khalij' in Arabic language.

List of names of major gulfs of the world:

  1. Gulf of Aqaba: The Gulf of Aqaba is a large gulf in the east of the Sinai Peninsula, at the northern tip of the Red Sea. Four countries are settled on the banks of this gulf, including Egypt, Israel, Jordan and Saudi Arabia.
  2. Gulf of Aden: The Gulf of Aden is located in the Arabian Sea, between Yemen (the southern coast of the Arabian Peninsula) and Somalia (the Horn of Africa). The only 20 km wide Bab al-Mandeb Strait connecting the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden connects the two.
  3. Albay Gulf: It is a large gulf in the Bicol Peninsula of the island of Luzon in the Philippines.
  4. Gulf Islands: The Gulf Islands are a group of islands. Located in the Salish Sea between Vancouver Island and the mainland coast of British Columbia.
  5. Gulf of Alaska: The Gulf of Alaska is an arm of the Pacific Ocean defined by the curve of the south coast of Alaska, stretching from the Alaska Peninsula and from Kodiak Island in the west to Alexander Archipelago in the east where Glacier Bay and Inside passages are found.
  6. Ambracian Gulf: The Ambrasian Gulf is also known as the Gulf of Arta and the Gulf of Actium. It is a gulf of the Ionian Sea in northwestern Greece. It is one of the largest enclosed bays in Greece, and is one of the national parks of Greece due to its ecological importance.
  7. Amundsen Gulf: Amundsen Bay is a gulf located in the Northwest Province of Canada, located between Banks Island and Victoria Island. It joins the Beaufort Sea.
  8. Argolic Gulf: Argolic Gulf also known as the Gulf of Argolis. It is a gulf of the Aegean Sea, located in Greece, about 50 km long and 30 km wide. Its main port is Nafplio, which is at its north-western end. At the entrance to the bay is the island of Spetses.
  9. Gulf of Bahrain: The Gulf of Bahrain is the gateway to the Persian Gulf on the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia. Which separates the peninsula of Qatar. It surrounds the islands of Bahrain.
  10. Gulf of Boothia: The Gulf of Boothia is a major source of water in Nunavut, Canada. Administratively it is divided between the Kitikmeot Region in the west and the Qikiqtaaluk Region in the east.
  11. Gulf of Bothnia: The Gulf of Bothnia is part of the Baltic Sea between Sweden and Finland. To the south of the gulf lies the land Islands, between the land Sea and the Archipelago Sea.
  12. Gulf of Burgas: The Gulf of Burgas is the largest gulf of the Black Sea coast located in Bulgaria, as well as the largest part of the Black Sea. It covers a large part of 41 km and at its greatest depth of 31 km.
  13. Gulf of Cádiz: The Gulf of Cadizu is a part of the Atlantic Ocean. It is at the maximum distance from the southern border of Spain and Portugal.
  14. Gulf of California: The Gulf of California, also known as the Sea of ​​Cortés. The Pacific Ocean is a marginal sea that separates the Baja California Peninsula from the Mexican mainland. It is surrounded by the states of Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora, and Sinaloa.
  15. Cambridge Gulf: Cambridge Bay is a gulf on the north coast of the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Several rivers flow into the bay, including the Ord River, the Pentecost River, the Durak River, the King River, and the Forest River.
  16. Gulf of Carpentaria: The Gulf of Carpentaria is a large, shallow sea bounded on three sides by northern Australia and bounded on the north by the eastern Arafura Sea.
  17. Gulf of Cazones: The Gulf of Cazones is a large gulf in southern Cuba. It is bordered to the south by the provinces of Matanzas and Cienfuegos. It is considered dangerous to cross sailing ships due to calm and cross currents.
  18. Gulf of Corinth: The Gulf of Corinth is a deep gateway to the Ionian Sea, separating the Peloponnese from western mainland Greece.

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