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.
Hong Kong is a place with multiple personalities; the population is mainly Cantonese Chinese but British influence is quite visible.
Beijing is the capital of the most populous country in the world, China, and its second largest city after Shanghai.
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.
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.
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.
Mongolia, known as Mongol uls in Mongolian, is a landlocked country located between China and Russia.
- Location: Asia
- Latitude of center: 37° 48' (37.8°) north
- Longitude of center: 113° 12' (113.2°) east
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- Wikimedia Commons: Eastern Asia
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