Facts about Asia

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Did you Know? List of Interesting Facts about Asia
Facts are statements which are held to be true and often contrasted with opinions and beliefs. Our unusual and interesting facts about Asia, trivia and information, including some useful statistics will fascinate everyone from kids and children to adults.

Interesting Facts about Asia are as follows:

  • Fact 1 - Definition: Asia is the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population.
  • Fact 2 - Asia covers 29.9% of the land area of the earth

  • Fact 3 - There are approx 4 billion people who live in Asia
  • Fact 4 - There are 48 countries in Asia
  • Fact 5 - Asian people include Chinese, Japanese, Indians, and Arabs
  • Fact 6 - The largest cities include Tokyo, Seoul, Jakarta, Dehli, Mumbai, Manila and Shanghai
  • Fact 7 - The population of India is more than the overall population of North, Central and South America
  • Fact 8 - Bangladesh is the most densely inhabited country in Asia
  • Fact 9 - Asian Religions include Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Taoism, Jainism, Christianity and Shintoism
  • Fact 10 - Great Asian landmarks which are man-made include the Great Wall of China, Taj Mahal and the Leshan Giant Buddha
  • Fact 11 - East Asia consists of China, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan
  • Fact 12 - Southeast Asia includes Vietnam, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, East Timor, Brunei and Indonesia
  • Fact 13 - West Asia consists of Turkey, Syria, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, Palestinian territories, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman and Yemen
  • Fact 14 - Central Asia consists of the five former Soviet Socialist Republics: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. However, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan are sometimes included
  • Fact 15 - North Asia is considered to be made up of the Asian part of Russia including Siberia

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