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Asia

Source: Mariusz Kluzniak

About: Asia is known for being earth’s largest continent, area-wise and population wise, having bigger part of its area in the northern and eastern hemispheres. Asia has an area of 44,579,000 sq km with 30% of the land area and 8.7% of the surface area of earth.

Boundaries: The division between Europe and Asia is due to historical and cultural construct, as between the two continents – Europe and Asia – there is no distinct physical and geographical separation. The politically accepted boundaries of Europe and Asia are the Ural River, the Suez Canal, and the Ural Mountains to the east; Caspian Sea, Black Sea, and  Caucasus Mountains to the north; Pacific Ocean to the east; Indian Ocean to the South; Arctic Ocean to north.

History: The two countries – China and India – in Asia have always been the centre of attraction from 1 to 1800 AD.  These two countries emerged as the largest economies in the world from 1 to 1800 A.D.  China was renowned to be a  major economic power and attracted many to the easterners including European powers, while many got attracted by India  due to its prosperity of the ancient culture and  immense wealth. The major role in defining Asia was played by the Europeans who came to the continent for commerce, exploration and colonialism. The legendary story of Columbus in search for India and finally reaching to America accidentally is an example of the fascination of Asia among Europeans.

Religions and Tourist Attractions: Asia has shown a dynamic economic growth (particularly East Asia) and also the rapid population growth during the 20th century.  Asia is also known for the birthplace of top most religions followed by people on earth which include Christianity, Islam,  Hinduism, Buddhism and other religions.
The tourism places in Asia spread from Japan to Israel. There are hundreds of thousands of tourist destinations, which have amazed the people all over world. Taj Mahal , The Great Pyramids of Giza, Great Wall of China, etc. are few of the many great wonders of world located in Asia.

Asian Countries with Capitals:

Sl. No.

Country

Capital

1)

Afghanistan

Kabul

2)

Armenia

Yerevan

3)

Azerbaijan

Baku

4)

Bahrain

Manama

5)

Bangladesh

Dhaka

6)

Bhutan

Thimphu

7)

Brunei

Bandar Seri Begawan

8)

Burma (Myanmar)

Naypyidaw

9)

Cambodia

Phnom Penh

10)

China

Beijing

11)

Georgia

T’bilisi

12)

India

New Delhi

13)

Indonesia

Jakarta

14)

Iran

Tehran

15)

Iraq

Baghdad

16)

Israel

Jerusalem

17)

Japan

Tokyo

18)

Jordan

Amman

19)

Kazakhstan

Astana

20)

Korea , North

P’yongyang

21)

Korea , South

Seoul

22)

Kuwait

Kuwait City

23)

Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek

24)

Laos

Vientiane

25)

Lebanon

Beirut

26)

Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur

27)

Maldives

Male

28)

Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar

29)

Nepal

Kathmandu

30)

Oman

Muscat

31)

Pakistan

Islamabad

32)

Philippines

Manila

33)

Qatar

Doha

34)

Russia

Moscow

35)

Saudi Arabia

Riyadh

36)

Singapore

Singapore

37)

Sri Lanka

Colombo

38)

Syria

Damascus

39)

Taiwan

Taipei

40)

Tajikistan

Dushanbe

41)

Thailand

Bangkok

42)

Tibet (PR China)

Lhasa

43)

Timor_Leste

Dili

44)

Turkey

Ankara

45)

Turkmenistan

Ashgabat

46)

United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi

47)

Uzbekistan

Tashkent

48)

Viet Nam

Hanoi

49)

Yemen

Sanaa

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