Asia
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Map of Asia






Facts:


Population: 3,335,672,000

Density: 193.5 per square mile

Birth Rate: 27 people per year per 1,000 people (60,093,144 people per year)

Death Rate: 9.25 people a year per 1,000 people (30,845,716 people per year)
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Great Wall of China



Literacy Rate: 65.5%

Languages: Chinese, Hindi, Bengali, Japanese, Punjabi, Javanese, Korean

Religions: Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Chritianity, Shintoism, Taoism, Zoroastrianism

Largest Cities: Seoul, Bombay, Jakarta, Tokyo, Shanghai
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Downtown Tokyo

Fun Fact: Asia holds over ½ the Earth’s population, China being the largest country in Asia

Smallest Country:


By Land Mass: Singapore: 704 square kilometers

By Population: Maldives: 300,000

Largest Country:


By Land Mass: China: 3,705,407 Square Miles

By Population: China: 1,331,460,000

Climate:

Hot and humid in some places (like Philippines), cold and dry in others (Northern Asia)

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Panda Bears are native to Asia



References:


Asia: the eastern frontier. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://library.thinkquest.org/J002719/asia.html