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East Asia is a cultural and geographic region of Asia. East Asia, also popularly known as "the Far East" is what used to be known in the West as The Orient, a mysterious land inhabited by a race of inscrutable tea-sipping Orientals.

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Tokyo is the enormous and wealthy capital of Japan, overflowing with culture, commerce and, most of all, people.
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Hong Kong is a place with multiple personalities; the population is mainly Cantonese Chinese but British influence is quite visible.
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Beijing is the capital of the most populous country in the world, China, and its second largest city after Shanghai.
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China, officially known as the People's Republic of China, is a vast country in Eastern Asia about the same size as the United States of America with the world's largest population of almost 1.4 billion citizens.
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Japan is a country where precision meets tradition. Japan's insular character has allowed it to develop a very unique, intricate culture with an emphasis on inner balance, tranquility and natural beauty.
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South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea is a country in East Asia.
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Taiwan is an island nation of about 36,000 km² located off the coast of southeastern mainland China, southwest of Japan's Okinawa and north of the Philippines.
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Mongolia, known as Mongol uls in Mongolian, is a landlocked country located between China and Russia.
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North Korea is a country in East Asia located on the northern half of the Korean Peninsula, lying between Korea Bay and the East Sea.
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East Asia

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  • Latitude of center:  37° 48' (37.8°) north
  • Longitude of center:  113° 12' (113.2°) east
  • Wikidata:  East Asia
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Eastern Asia

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