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Basics

Asia being the biggest of the continents envelops around 1/3 of the world’s total land area. Asia is recognized for its enormous size and without equal character. It stretches all the way east from Japan to the Southeast Arabian Peninsula, which is more than 85 x 100 kilometers away.
It is attractive to see the physical work of art of Asia. It includes the entire atmosphere and expanse, be it the equatorial rain forest or the arctic tundra. We also get to see the uppermost and the lowest points of the Earth’s surface in Asia. The highest being, Mount Everest (8,848 mts) and the lowest is the shore of the Dead Sea (397 mts below sea level).


Facts

  • Population: 3,335,672,000
  • Density: 193.5 psm
  • Literacy: 65.5%
  • Birth Rate: 27 people a year per 1,000 people
  • Death Rate: 9.25 people a year per 1,000 people
  • Growth Rate: 1.8%
  • Main Languages: Chinese, Hindi, Bengali, Japanese, Punjabi, Javanese, Korean
  • Principal Religions: Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Shintoism, Taoism, Zoroastrianism
  • Largest Cities: Seoul, Bombay, Jakarta, Tokyo, Shanghai


Countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Georgia
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Nepal
  • North Korea
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Qatar
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Sri Lanka
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste (East Timor)
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen


Rivers

  • Yangtze
  • Yenesei
  • Huang He
  • Ob
  • Amur


Best Tourist Places

  • Toyko Disney Land (Tokyo)
  • Great Wall of China (Bandaling)
  • Temple of Heaven (Beijing, China)
  • Nagashima Spa Land (Japan)
  • Victoria Peak (Hong Kong, China)


Mountains

  • Mount Everest
  • Dhaulagiri
  • Kangchenjunga
  • Lhotse
  • Annapurna


Theme Parks

  • Disneyland in Tokyo
  • Everland
  • Ocean Park Hong Kong
  • Lotte World
  • Happy Valley


Wildlife Sanctuaries

  • RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK (RAJASTHAN, INDIA)
  • SALAWIN NATIONAL PARK (THAILAND)
  • MERU BETIRI NATIONAL PARK (INDONESIA)
  • WORAKSAN NATIONAL PARK (SOUTH KOREA)
  • PENANG NATIONAL PARK (MALAYSIA)


Asia Beaches

  • Saud Beach in the Philippines
  • Ko Adang in Thailand
  • Bentota in Sri Lanka
  • Yalong Bay in China
  • China Beach in Vietnam


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