Asia

Size/% Earth’s Land Mass 17,212,000 sq. mi./30%
Population/Density/% World 4 billion/225 per sq. mi./60%
Number of Countries 48
Largest Countries Russia, China, India
Smallest Countries Maldives, Singapore, Bahrain, Brunei, Bhutan
Largest Cities Shanghai, Mumbai, Tokyo, Jakarta
Main Languages Chinese, Hindi, Russian, Arabic
Main Religions Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Confucianism/Taoism
Geographic Features 6 Subcontinents: SW Asia (Middle East), Central Asia, North Asia (Russia), East Asia, SE Asia, Indian Subcontinent; Himalayan Mountains, Gobi Desert
Special Sites Great Wall, Taj Mahal, Amritsar, Hong Kong Harbor, Bali, Mongolian Steppe


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