Asia Maps

Asia, the world’s largest and most populous continent covers around 30% of the earth’s total land area. It covers 44,579,000 sq km. As per the recent estimate the population of Asia comes around 3.88 billion which is 60% of the world’s human population. Among the twelve longest rivers on Earth, seven flow through Asia.

Countries:

Asian continent consists of 48 countries which includes Russia, Mongolia, China, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Timor Leste, Brunei, Singapore, Taiwan, Philippines, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, UAE ,Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait and Turkey. China is the largest country among them.

Facts about Asia:

The best natural attractions in Asia are the following.

  • Mount Fuji, the highest volcano in Japan.
  • Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain which is 8844.43 meters above sea level.
  •  Gobi Desert, a major desert in the world located in southern Mongolia.
  •  Ayers Rock also known as Uluru, one of the oldest rocks on earth located in Australia.
  •  Tubbataha Reef, a beautiful marine sanctuary in Philippines.
  • Beppu Onsen in Japan, the greatest natural hot spring areas in the world.
  • Stone Forest in China shaped by erosion around 270 million years ago.
  • Taroko Gorge a major tourist attraction in Taiwan.
  • Reed Flute Cave, the natural lime stone cave in China.
  • Huangshan Mountains in China.
  • Bali, Raya, Gili, Maldives, Boracay and Cebu are the major islands of Asian continent.

The man made wonders of Asia includes the Great Wall of China, Taj Mahal, The Leshan Giant Buddha, Fatehpur Sikri, Tian Tan Buddha, Petronas Twin Towers, Patuxai Monument, The Lying Buddha, Tokyo Tower, The Golden Gateway of Bhaktapur, Great Seto Bridge, and Maha Muni Buddha.

Asia Map

Maps by Countries in Asia Continent