Asian Steppe

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The Asian Steppe is the Asian part of the Eurasian Steppe. Some scholars wrongly use the term "Asian Steppe" to describe the vast region of steppes of Eurasia. The Pontic Steppe of western Russia and of Ukraine and the steppes of the Hungarian plain are all in Eastern Europe. The Asian Steppe itself includes mainly the Mongolian steppes and the Kazakh steppes. There are two main expanses of the Eurasian Steppe. The original home of the Hittites and the Aryans was in the western steppe. The eastern steppe, covering the area of present-day Mongolia, was the first home of the Turks, Huns, and the Mongols.

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