October 28, 2021

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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More reading

Higham, Charles. Encyclopedia of Ancient Asian Civilizations. Facts on File library of world history. New York: Facts On File, 2004. Kamal, Niraj. "Arise Asia: Respond to White Peril". New Delhi: Wordsmith, 2002, ISBN 978-81-87412-08-3 Kapadia, Feroz, and Mandira Mukherjee. Encyclopaedia of Asian Culture and Society. New Delhi: Anmol Publications, 1999. Levinson, David, and Karen Christensen. Encyclopedia of Modern Asia. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2002.

External links

"Display Maps". The Soil Maps of Asia. European Digital Archive of Soil Maps - EuDASM. Retrieved 26 July 2011. "Asia Maps". Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection. University of Texas Libraries. Retrieved from original on 18 July 2011. Retrieved 20 July 2011. "Asia". Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library. Retrieved from original 29 September 2011. Retrieved 26 July 2011. Bowring, Philp (12 February 1987). "What is Asia?". Eastern Economic Review. Columbia University Asia For Educators. 135 (7). Retrieved from original 28 July 2011. Retrieved 15 January 2015.

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