Comprising 49 UN members countries, 1 UN observer, 5 other states. Asia is the most populous continent in the world. Covering an area of 17,212,000 square miles, Asia is the largest continent of the earth. It has an estimated population of 4.5 billion people (as of June 2019), located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.
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Located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres, the Asian continent covers 8.6% of the Earth's total surface area, and with approximately 4 billion people, it hosts 60% of the world's current human population. There is a range of ethnic groups, cultures, environments, historical ties and government systems in the continent of Asia. It is the historical birthplace of all major religions of the world.
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Asia has the second-largest nominal GDP of all continents, after Europe, but the largest when measured in PPP. As of 2010, the largest economies in Asia are the People's Republic of China, Japan, India, South Korea and Indonesia.
There are many landmarks of Asia gloriously depicting the story of Asia's rich natural, historical and cultural heritage. The natural landmarks of Asia include Mount Fuji, Mount Everest, Gobi Desert, Ayers Rock, Tubbataha Reef, Beppu Onsen, Stone Forest, Taroko Gorge, Reed Flute Cave, and Huangshan Mountains.
Among the man-made landmarks of Asia are the Great Wall of China, Taj Mahal, The Leshan Giant Buddha, Fatehpur Sikri, Tokyo Tower, The Golden Gateway of Bhaktapur, Great Seto Bridge, Tian Tan Buddha, Petronas Twin Towers, Patuxai Monument, The Lying Buddha, and Maha Muni Buddha.
Interesting Facts about Asia
Largest cities in Asian ContinentDelhi, Tokyo, Jakarta, Chittagong, Dubai, Baghdad, Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai, Seoul, Shanghai, Manila, Karachi, Beijing, Guangzhou, Osaka, Dhaka, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Tehran, Doha, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Riyadh, Hong Kong, Singapore,
|Countries||49 UN members, 1 UN observer, 5 other states|
|Area||44,579,000 km2 (17,212,000 sq mi)|
|Highest Peak||Mount Everest|
|Lowest Point||Dead Sea|
|Principal Religions||Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Shintoism, Taoism, Zoroastrianism|
|Major Languages||Chinese, Hindi, Bengali, Japanese, Punjabi, Javanese, Korean|
|Time zones||UTC+2 to UTC+12|