Asia is home to the majority of humanity, lively cities, sublime landscapes and almost endless options. Asia varies from the mega-cities and technology capitals of to the magnificent monuments in , and from the beach bungalows and jungle treks of to the desert ruins and modern mega-malls of the .

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is a place with multiple personalities; the population is mainly Cantonese Chinese but British influence is quite visible.

, a cosmopolitan metropolis, earlier known as Bombay, is the largest city in and the capital of the state .

is the enormous and wealthy capital of , overflowing with culture, commerce and, most of all, people.


consists of east of the Caspian Sea.

is the eastern part of . It is sometimes described by the Eurocentric term Far East (which might also include and the ).

The is a region in Western , between the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea and the Indian Ocean.

, also known as the Indian Subcontinent is a triangular landmass, bordered by the in the north, the Indian Ocean in the south, and the Ganges and Indus river valleys in east and west.

is a group of diverse states between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, featuring cultures influenced by both India and China and hosting large communities of Overseas Chinese.


  • Population:  1,900
  • Latitude of center:  35° north
  • Longitude of center:  99° east
  • Neighbors:  ,
  • Wikidata:  Asia
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Asia

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