East Asia

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

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

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

is 's capital, and its second largest city after , with a population of more than 20 million.


, officially the People's Republic of , is a vast country in with about the same land area as the , and with 1.4 billion inhabitants the country with the world's largest population.

, known as Nihon or Nippon in Japanese, is an island nation in .

, officially the Republic of Korea is a country in .

is an island nation of about 36,000 km² located off the coast of southeastern mainland , southwest of Japan's and north of the .

, known as Mongol uls in Mongolian, is a landlocked country located between and .

is a Special Administrative Region of and one of the world's most densely populated spots.

, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea or DPRK is a country in on the northern half of the , lying between Korea Bay and the East Sea.

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East Asia

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

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