Asia, part of the Eurasian land mass, is the largest continent on planet Earth. From the Siberian lowlands in the northeast to the deserts of the Arabian Peninsula, and from the peaks of the Himalayas to the rain forests of southeast Asia, this continent features a broad spectrum of diversified and impressive landscapes. Its inhabitants account for about sixty percent of the world's population.
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The continent of Asia is home to over 40 countries and is the largest part of the Eurasian land mass. Visit this site to learn more about the continent of Asia and find a printable map.
Find a helpful topographical map of central Asia including Afghanistan, Pakistan, and other central Asian countries as well as and parts of China, India, Mongolia, and Russia.
The country of Japan is an island nation located in eastern Asia. The total area of Japan is 145,883 square miles and the capital is Tokyo. Visit this site to learn more about Japan.
Visit this Asian restaurant directory for information about Asian restaurants throughout the United States of America. The photo on this page depicts Asian-style food being served at an Asian restaurant.
The country of Russia is the largest nation in the world, spanning the northern portion of the Eurasian land mass. Visit this site to learn more about Russia and find a printable map.
Aboriginal people first migrated to the continent of Australia more than 4,000 years ago from Asia. Learn more with this guide to the history and culture of Australia.
The European continent is home to over 40 countries. It is bounded to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean and Black Seas, to the east by Asia, and to the north by the Arctic Ocean.
The first people to come to the North American continent crossed the Bering Sea from Asia. Visit this North American history and culture overview to learn more about North America.
Russia occupies the entire area of northern Asia and a portion of northeastern Europe. The Ural Mountains divide European Russia in the west from the Siberian Plain located in the east.
Sun reflects off the golden exterior of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem. The city of Jerusalem, mentioned hundreds of times in the Bible, is one of the most popular destinations in the Middle East.
When Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko stood, heads bowed, at a seaside cliff on Saipan 60 years after a bloody World War Two battle, their silent prayers conveyed a message many felt resonated louder than words.
Reuters. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 21:52:47 -0400.
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Twenty-seven workers were exposed to ammonia gas when a leak occurred at an ice factory in Shah Alam on Monday (Aug 13), the Health Ministry confirmed.
Straits Times. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:36:57 +0800.
The Turkish lira sank to a fresh record low of 7.24 to the dollar in early Asia Pacific trade, as investor worries over the state of the economy and deteriorating ties with the United States continued to drag down the currency. ...
Yahoo. Sun, 12 Aug 2018 15:16:23 -0400.
The latest episode of the Forbes Asia Investment Briefing comes from Standard Chartered's chief Greater China and North Asia economist, Shuang Ding. ...
By Caroline Jones, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Thu, 9 Aug 2018 21:00:00 -0400.