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According to Countryaah, Asia the largest continent and the most populous with over 4.16 billion in. (2011). Asia is the continent of contrasts; nature, population and business conditions show great variation. In Asia, almost all cultural forms are found from collectors and lower hunters to the most modern industrial culture. Also, societies' historically rooted organizational forms and strategies for development are different.


Military of AsiaAsia is conventionally separated from Europe by the Ural and Caucasus mountain ranges and from Africa by the lowland in which the Suez Canal is located.


Large parts of Asia are far from the sea, and the continent is characterized by mainland climates with very large differences between summer and winter.


Asia is both the largest and youngest of Earth's continents. Most of the Asian continent is part of the Eurasian Plate together with Europe, other parts belong to other Plates.


Asia accounts for one third of Earth's land area, but is inhabited by approx. 60% of the population. Compared to other continents, there are several different race types and peoples.


In Asia, three languages ​​are found, which are also spoken in other parts of the Euro-Afro-Asian major continent: Indo-European, Semitic and Oral languages.


Asia is home to all forms of religion. The major religions of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Zarathustraism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Kongfuzianism, Daoism and Shintoism arose here.

Health Conditions

The large differences between the disease patterns in Asia's individual countries reflect the very large differences between the countries' economic development and infrastructure.


While in Africa one can follow the very first traces of man, it is in Asia that one finds the earliest highly developed societies. From this we know the first testimonies of farming and cattle breeding in the world, the first use of metal and the oldest writing.


Asia was considered in Greece from about 500 BC. as one of the three continents. The borders of Europe and Africa were usually drawn by the river Don and by Suez.

Countries in Asia
  1. Afghanistan
  2. Armenia
  3. Azerbaijan
  4. Bahrain
  5. Bangladesh
  6. Bhutan
  7. Brunei
  8. Cambodia
  9. China
  10. Cyprus
  11. East Timor
  12. Georgia
  13. India
  14. Indonesia
  15. Iran
  16. Iraq
  17. Israel
  18. Japan
  19. Jordan
  20. Kazakhstan
  21. Kuwait
  22. Kyrgyzstan
  23. Laos
  24. Lebanon
  25. Malaysia
  26. Maldives
  27. Mongolia
  28. Nepal
  29. North Korea
  30. Myanmar
  31. Oman
  32. Pakistan
  33. Philippines
  34. Qatar
  35. Saudi Arabia
  36. Singapore
  37. South Korea
  38. Sri Lanka
  39. Syria
  40. Taiwan
  41. Tajikistan
  42. Thailand
  43. Turkey
  44. Turkmenistan
  45. United Arab Emirates
  46. Uzbekistan
  47. Vietnam
  48. Yemen

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