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This is a list of deserts. It is sorted by the region of the world where the desert is at.




  • Accona Desert – a semi-desert in central Italy
  • Bardenas Reales – a semi-desert in Navarre, Spain (455 km²)
  • Błędowska Desert – a desert in Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland (32 km²)
  • Deliblatska Peščara – a desert Vojvodina, Serbia (300 km²)
  • Highlands of Iceland – the interior plateau of Iceland; not a desert by climate, but one because precipitation goes into the volcanic soil so quickly that it is unavailable to plants
  • Monegros Desert – a semi-desert in Aragón, Spain
  • Oleshky Sands – a desert in Ukraine near Askania-Nova biosphere reserve (15 km in diameter)
  • Oltenian Sahara – a desert about 80,000 hectares or 800 km² in the Romanian historical province of Oltenia
  • Piscinas – a desert in southwest Sardinia, Italy (5 km²)
  • Ryn Desert – a desert in western Kazakhstan and southeastern Russia, north of the Caspian Sea and southeast of the Volga Upland. It is the largest sandy desert in Europe
  • Stranja Sahara - a desert in southeastern Bulgaria near the city of Burgas. It is about 80,000 hectares. It is near the borders of Turkey and northwestern Greece
  • Tabernas Desert – a desert in Almería, Spain (280 km²)
  • Pumas Desert - a desert in Spain (province)

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