Asia map

Area :- 44,391,000

Population :- 4,662,428,290.

Asia is the largest continent in both size and population in the world .It covers almost a third of the world’s land area and has about three-fifth of its people.

Asia extends from Africa and Europe in the west to the Pacific ocean in the East and the northernmost part of the continent lies within the frozen Arctic.

But in the south, Asia and in the steaming tropics near the equator. Its people account for three-fifth of the world population in 2020 Asia had estimate 4,662,428,290 inhabitants.

The 48 countries of Asia( According to United Nations ) and include some of the world’s largest and smallest countries in population.

China, the world’s most populated nation, has about 18.47% world’s population. Asia also contains some of the world’s largest and smallest countries in area.

great wall of China, China

Great wall of China :- The Great wall of China stretches about 2400 km (about 1,500 mi ) along China’s Northern border.

In the 15th and 16th centuries the ming dynasty constructed the fortification to protect China against the mongols.

Parts of the Ming walls, includeing this section near Beijing, have been restored in the 20th century.

Russia, which lies partly in Europe but mostly in Asia, is the world’s largest country in area. It covers more than 17 million square kilometre.

But three Asian nations-Bahrain, the Maldives and Singapore each cover less than 780 square kilometres.

Singapore the independent city-state

Singapore :- The independent city state of Singapore accepted by the Singapore River, which divides the colonial part of the city from the modern.

Here, the city skyline, with its skyscrapers, is in the distance with traditional buildings in the foreground.

Agriculture is by far the most important economic activity in Asia. The chief crops of Asia are rice and wheat.

The countries of Asia-led by China and India-produce more than 90 per cent of the world’s supply of rice.

Asia’s wheat-producing countries include China, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine.

Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo, Japan : Tokyo, one of the most heavily populated areas in the world, is the capital and largest city in Japan.

It serve as Japan’s financial, industrial, commercial, education and cultural centre.

Mining-Raw minerals rank among Asia’s most important exports. Southwest Asia supplies a large part of the world oil.

Southeast asia provides much of the world’s tin. China exports large amount of any antimony and tungsten. Manganese and mica from China and India and chromite mined in Turkey and the Philippines go to many parts of the world.

The Asian economy would improve greatly if there were enough factories to process far more of the continent’s raw material into finished products.

Taj Mahal, Agra, India.

Taj Mahal :- The art treasures of India rank among the greatest in the world. The Taj Mahal at Agra is India’s most famous building. The beautiful white marble tomb was built in the Islamic style about 1650.

Most of Asia’s heavy manufacturing takes place in such countries as China, India, Japan, Russia, South Korea and Taiwan, all of which have large, modern factories.

Pilgrimage to the Kaaba

Pilgrimage to the kaaba : Muslims consider the kaaba- a small sanctuary near the center of the Great Mosque in Mecca- to be the most sacred spot on the earth.

Muslim legend teaches that the ancient religious patriarchs Abraham and Ishmael built the shrine using Foundation first laid by Adam.

Muslims all over the world Orient themselves towards the Kaaba while praying, and every able Muslim is expected to make a pilgrimage to the Kaaba at least once in the or her lifetime.

Animals of all shapes and sizes are found throughout Asia. They include the Asian elephant, the Bactrian camel and the giant panda .

The world’s largest and smallest bats are also formed on this continent. The large Bismarck flying fox is found in Indonesia. In the waters of Southern Japan lurks the giant spider crab with a massive claw span of up to four metres.