Breadbasket

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The breadbasket of a country is a region which, because of the richness of the soil and/or advantageous climate, produces large quantities of wheat or other grain.wikipedia
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Free State (province)

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The Free State province is often considered the breadbasket of South Africa due to its wheat, sunflower and maize fields.
With more than 30,000 farms, which produce over 70% of the country's grain, it is known locally as South Africa's breadbasket.

Punjab

Punjab regionPanjabPunjabi
The Punjab and Haryana regions are considered the breadbaskets of India.
The Punjab region is often referred to as the breadbasket in both India and Pakistan.

Upper Mesopotamia

Jaziraal-JaziraNorthern Mesopotamia
The Al-Jazira area in northwestern Syria, and its Euphrates basin is considered the country's breadbasket due to its abundance of wheat.
The western, Syrian part, is essentially contiguous with the Syrian al-Hasakah Governorate and is described as "Syria's breadbasket".

Mindanao

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The island of Mindanao is known as the country's food basket.
Mindanao is considered the major breadbasket of the Philippines, with eight of the top 10 agri-commodities exported from the Philippines coming from the island group itself.

Rhodesia

RhodesianRepublic of RhodesiaSouthern Rhodesia
Rhodesia (Today named Zimbabwe) was known as the breadbasket of Africa until 2000, exporting wheat, tobacco, and corn to the wider world, especially to other African nations.
While as Rhodesia, the country was once considered the breadbasket of Africa.

Mesaoria

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The central plain called Mesaoria surrounding the capital Nicosia has long served as the island's granary.

Corn Belt

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In the United States, an important region is the Corn Belt, where maize and soybeans are major crops, which generally extends from the Great Lakes south through Missouri.

Soil

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The breadbasket of a country is a region which, because of the richness of the soil and/or advantageous climate, produces large quantities of wheat or other grain.

Climate

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The breadbasket of a country is a region which, because of the richness of the soil and/or advantageous climate, produces large quantities of wheat or other grain.

Southeast Asia

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Rice bowl is a similar term used to refer to Southeast Asia, and California's Salinas Valley is sometimes referred to as the world's salad bowl.

Salinas Valley

SalinasSalinas River ValleySalinas Valley, California
Rice bowl is a similar term used to refer to Southeast Asia, and California's Salinas Valley is sometimes referred to as the world's salad bowl.

Sicily

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Sicily and Africa were considered the breadbaskets of the Roman Republic.

Africa (Roman province)

AfricaAfrica ProconsularisRoman North Africa
Sicily and Africa were considered the breadbaskets of the Roman Republic.

Roman Republic

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Sicily and Africa were considered the breadbaskets of the Roman Republic.

Egypt (Roman province)

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Later on, Egypt was considered the breadbasket of the Roman Empire.

Roman Empire

RomanRomansEmpire
Later on, Egypt was considered the breadbasket of the Roman Empire.

Crimea

Crimean PeninsulaCrimeanAutonomous Republic of Crimea
Crimea was the source of a huge quantity of grain supplied to Greek city-states, especially Athens.

Athens

Athens, GreeceAthenianAthenians
Crimea was the source of a huge quantity of grain supplied to Greek city-states, especially Athens.

Ulama

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With the European commercial penetration in the second half of the 19th century, Morocco started to export wheat to Europe despite the objection of the ulama (religious establishment).

Chaouia (Morocco)

ChaouiaTamesnaBeni Oura
The Chaouia and Doukkala plains became the most important suppliers of wheat for export.

Doukkala

The Chaouia and Doukkala plains became the most important suppliers of wheat for export.

Casablanca

Casablanca, MoroccoCasa BlancaDar-el-Beida
The ports of Casablanca and Feddala, today's Mohammedia, serviced the Chaouia Plain while the port of Mazagan serviced Doukkala.

Mohammedia

FedhalaFedalaMohammédia
The ports of Casablanca and Feddala, today's Mohammedia, serviced the Chaouia Plain while the port of Mazagan serviced Doukkala.

El Jadida

MazaganPortuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida)El-Jadida
The ports of Casablanca and Feddala, today's Mohammedia, serviced the Chaouia Plain while the port of Mazagan serviced Doukkala.

South Africa

South AfricanRepublic of South AfricaRSA
The Free State province is often considered the breadbasket of South Africa due to its wheat, sunflower and maize fields.