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Asia is the world’s largest and most populous continent.
The total population is over 4.4 billion and covered almost sixty percent of a total population of the world, because of the reason that Asia has the most populated countries in the world that’s China, and also the world’s largest country, that’s Russia.
Some of the general interesting things about Asia is mentioned below to remember easily like:
Total Population: 4,46 billion people it makes the world’s most populous continent
Population density: 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Total countries: 49 UN members, 1 UN observer, 5 other not fully recognized states
Land area: 44,579,000 km2 (17,212,000 sq mi) This makes it the largest continent in the world.
Religion: Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism
Time zones: UTC+2 to UTC+12
Since Asia is really large and diverse continents in the world.
These continents are divided into sub-continents
which I’m gonna show you in map mentioned below:
Amazing facts to know!
First-: Diversity of Asia.
Asia is rich in diverse races, cultures, and languages. Many of the world’s major religions came out of Asia including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism.
Major religious are Muslims, Hindu and Christian.
Asia has the highest number of billionaires.
Out of four, the top three countries with the highest IQ on average are Asian like Singapore, South Korea, and Japan.
Second-: India the world’s largest democracy.
India is the world’s leading producer of Mangoes. Every year it produces about 12 million tons of the fruit.
Many countries boast of two, three or even five official languages. India alone has 30 of them.
The Taj Mahal is under the world’s seventh wonders and the most precious and the best Architectural of India’s culture and history.
Third-: Asia in Manufactures and exports
Countries such as Russia, China, Japan, and India are manufacturing and exporting the products and services in the world to provide cheap, reliable and affordable products to the world’s market.
90% of the world’s Rice is consumed in Asian countries
Fourth-: Japan has the longest life expectancy
Japan has the second oldest population in the world. The median age is 44.6 years. In fact, around 50,000 people above a hundred years call Japan home! Only Monaco has an older population.
Japan has the longest life expectancy At 84,2 years in life expectancy, the Japanese people are escaping death longer than normal. They live the longest in the whole world.
The average life span in Japan is 80.9 years for men and 86.6 years for women.
The world’s most populous country is China and known for manufacturing and exports in every field.
China has the most Billionaires and surpassed the United States for the number of billionaires in 2016. Per 2018 data, there were 234 more billionaires in China than in the U.S.
The world’s tallest woman (7 feet, 8 inches) is from China.
The wall of China is the world famous and comes under seven wonders of the world.
Sixth-: Highest, lowest, largest and tallest.
The two of the highest and lowest point on the land are found in Asia.
Highest Mountains: Mount Everest. The mountain (8,849metres/29,035ft) is located in the Himalayan mountain range. The Himalayas between Nepal and China are the world’s highest mountains.
Dead Sea: the lowest point on land is the Dead Sea (-395meters).
The ten largest shopping malls in the world are all located in Asia.
Nine Out of the top ten tallest towers in the world can be found in Asia.
The Burj Khalifa in Dubai is undoubtedly the world’s tallest tower which stands at a whopping 2,717 feet. The second tallest is the Shanghai Tower at 2,073 feet. The tallest building under construction – Kingdom Tower – is in Asia as well (Saudi Arabia). Once construction is complete in 2019, this building will stand 3,300 feet tall – a whole kilometer!
Indonesia is made up of over 17,000 islands, effectively making it the world’s largest archipelago.
Seventh -: The Middle East
Asia is blessed with the full of natural resources such as Oil. Middle East’s contribution of the oil in the world is really a big and major in the oil market of the world.
The Arabian Desert can be seen in Saudi Arabia and it is found as the world’s largest continuous sandy desert.
Makkah city is situated in Saudi Arabia which is the sacred place for Muslims. Millions of people Muslims travel to sacrifice their Hajj every year.
Burj Khalifa Dubai is the tallest tower in the world, which makes the Middle East most visited travelers and most favorite destinations in the world.
At the end of this Asia continent topic, I just wanna tell you that these are just a few things that I mentioned, there are many amazing things in Asia to talk about, and I assure you that when I will share the countries Facts and interesting things individually I would share all one by one.