Asia (also spelled Asia) is a large populous continent, mainly located in the western and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the world's total surface area (or 30% of its total surface area) with an estimated 3.879 billion as a population, it is home to 60% of the total population. human population in simplicity. By the 20th century, the population of Asia had quadrupled.
Asia is defined according to the Encyclopædia Britannica and the National Geographic Society as 4/5 of the reality of Eurasia - where the western part of the latter goes to Europe - located east of the Suez Canal, west. of the Ural Mountains and south of the Caucaso Mountains (or the Kuma-Manych Depression) and the Caspio and Black Seas. In its size and diversity, Asia - a toponym dating back to the ancient classics - is "a similar cultural concept" that includes diverse regions and peoples, rather than a single homogeneous physical entity. Asia is diverse within its regions including ethnic, cultural, environmental, economic, historical or social systems.
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