Quick Info Asia

Status: Worlds largest continent covering 44.58 million km squared
Population: 4.436 Billion (in 2016) – 60%(!) of the worlds population
Countries within: 48 Countries                                                                                                                                                                                       Languages Spoken: 2,294 (per
Religion: The main religions include Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Jainism, Christianity, and Shintoism
Famous For:

  • The largest cities of Asia are Tokyo, Seoul, Jakarta, Dehli, Mumbai, Manila, and Shanghai
  • The Pacific, Arctic, and Indian oceans all surround Asia.
  • The land of Asia is divided into six regions. These six regions are North Asia, Central Asia, Southwest Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia
  • Asia’s highest point is Mount Everest
  • Asia’s lowest point is the Dead Sea
  • The Worlds largest Cave (Son Doong Cave) is located in Vietnam
  • The Great Wall of China is the worlds longest man made structure and one of the New & Wonders of the World
  • The Taj Mahal in Agra, India is one of the New 7 Wonders of the World

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