Top 10 Interesting Facts about Asia
Asia is the beauty of the world. It means that there are so many interesting, exotic and also rare things in the biggest continent in the world. Asia is not only famous with its abundant tourism destination but also warm people and good weather. There are numbers of interesting facts that you might not know about the largest continent in the world. Here are some interesting facts about Asia that you should know.
10. Total Landmass Area
One interesting fact about the continent of Asia is the fact that Asia continent has the largest total landmass area amongst all continents in the world. It comprises about 29.5 percents of world total landmass. It becomes more interesting because the total landmass of the continent of Asia is even larger than the total landmass of the moon. The total landmass of Asia continent is approximately 43.850.865 square kilometers. This is the reason why you can find many interesting things in Asia continent because the Area itself is very, very large.
9. A continent with the largest number of human population
Following its huge total area of landmass, Asia has the largest number of population compare to other continents. Total number of population in the continent of Asia is about 3.879.000.000 people while the total human population of the world is about 6.473.992.588. It means that there are more than 60 percents of total world human population resides in the Asia. Amazingly, more than 50 percents of total human population in Asia resides in China and India. The total population in China is about 1.3 billion people while the total population in India is about 1.1 billion.
8. Languages Diversity
What makes Asia more interesting is the fact that Asia is the place where many local dialects and languages spoken. India is the country in Asia that has the most local languages. There are more than 800 languages spoken in India. Indonesia is the second with more than 600 languages spoken in the 4th most populous country in the world. More than 100 languages are spoken in Philippines.
7. Religion Diversification
There are so many religions in the continent of Asia. The most popular religion in Asia continent if Abrahamic religion (Christianity and Islam) and also Dharmic and Taois (Buddhism and Hinduism)
6. Sub continents
Asia has the most subcontinents in the world. There are six subcontinents in Asia.
5. Small but strong
There are two small but strong countries in the continent of Asia. Both countries are Macau and Singapore. Macau is only 25 square kilometers large with more than 460 thousands of human population. Its economy sector is supported by the profit from tourism sectors. Singapore is a strong economy country situated in Southeast Asia with only 704 square kilometers area but there are more than four and a half millions people reside in Singapore. The economy sector of Singapore is also supported mainly from tourism sectors and also investment in multinational companies and also international harbor.
4. Financial centers in Asia
There are three financial centers in the continent of Asia. They are Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong.
3. Highest and Lowest Point
Highest and Lowest points are all situated in Asia. The highest point is Mount Everest with more than eight thousands meters tall and the lowest point is Dead Sea with 395 meters under sea level.
2. Fun facts in Maldives
In Maldives, 99% of total local people are Muslims and you are not allowed to have more than 1 bible because the government can assume you want to teach local people to convert religion.
1 .The birth of Human Civilization
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