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___ Map of AsiaThe map shows large parts of Asia with the exception of some countries in Western Asia and the Middle East. Asia is the largest of the world's continents, it constitutes nearly one-third of Earth's landmass and is lying entirely north of the equator except for some Southeast Asian islands. Asia is connected to Africa by the Isthmus of Suez (Egypt) and borders Europe (which is part of the same landmass) along the Ural Mountains and across the Caspian Sea.
Asia has a coastline in north at the Arctic Ocean, in east at the Pacific Ocean, and in south at the Indian Ocean.
Area: about 49,700,000 km² (19,189,277 sq mi) it covers about 30 percent of Earth's total land area.
Population: more than 4 billion people (4.3 billion in 2013), about 60 percent of the world's population. 1.34 billion of these people live in China, 1.2 billion in India. Seven out of ten of the most populated countries are in Asia (2010).
Highest Point: Sagarmatha (Chomolungma; known as Mount Everest) 8,848m (29,028 ft) Nepal.
Largest Lake: Caspian Sea (salt lake) 371 000 km² (143 250 sq mi),
Ozero Baykal, Lake Baikal 31 500 km² in Siberia is the world's largest freshwater lake by volume.
Longest River: Yangtze (Yángzî Jiang, or Chang Jiang (simplified Chinese: 长江) China, 6,380 km (3,964 mi).
Clickable map of countries and major cities in Asia.
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Countries and Regions in Asia
|Map showing the countries of Asia with borders, main cities and capitals.
|Country Profiles of Asian Countries:
Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Indian States and Union Territories, Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tibet, Timor-Leste (East Timor) Thailand, Turkmenistan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Map of Central and Eastern Europe
Map of Central Asia Region
Map of Western Asia
Map of Southeast Asia Region
More about Asia:
Capitals of Asia
Information and maps for all capital cities in Asia.
Countries of Asia
Countries of Asia with population figures.
Flags of Asia
Flags of the Asian States.
Languages of Asia
|Central and Western Asia:
Saudi Arabia Map
United Arab Emirates Map
Southeast and Eastern Asia:
Myanmar (Burma) Map
Sri Lanka Map
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All Countries and Territories of Asia
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