Continents similar to or like Asia

Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres. Wikipedia

  • Europe

    Continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere. Bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, the Mediterranean Sea to the south, and Asia to the east. Wikipedia

  • North America

    Continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere. It can also be described as a northern subcontinent of the Americas. Wikipedia

  • Boundaries between the continents of Earth

    [[File:Continents vide couleurs.png|thumb|300px|Color-coded map of continents: Americas Wikipedia

  • Africa

    World's second-largest and second-most populous continent, after Asia in both cases. At about 30.3 million km2 (11.7 million square miles) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its land area. Wikipedia

  • South America

    Continent entirely in the Western Hemisphere and mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere. It can also be described as a southern subcontinent of the Americas. Wikipedia

  • Geography of Asia

    Geography of Asia reviews geographical concepts of classifying Asia, the central and eastern part of Eurasia, comprising approximately fifty countries. Not the sum of the land masses of each of its regions, which have been defined independently of the whole. Wikipedia

  • Continent

    One of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are commonly regarded as continents. Wikipedia

  • Religion in Asia

    Largest and most populous continent and the birthplace of many religions including Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoism, and Zoroastrianism. All major religious traditions are practiced in the region and new forms are constantly emerging. Wikipedia

  • Old World

    Used commonly in the West to refer to Africa, Asia and Europe , regarded collectively as the part of the world known to its population before contact with the "New World" (the Americas). In the context of archaeology and world history, the term "Old World" includes those parts of the world which were in (indirect) cultural contact from the Bronze Age onwards, resulting in the parallel development of the early civilizations, mostly in the temperate zone between roughly the 45th and 25th parallels north, in the area of the Mediterranean, Mesopotamia, Persian plateau, Indian subcontinent and China. Wikipedia

  • Ethnic groups in Asia

    The ancestral population of modern Asian people has its origins in the two primary prehistoric settlement centres - greater Southwest Asia and from the Mongolian plateau towards Northern China. Migrations of distinct ethnolinguistic groups have probably occurred as early as 10,000 years ago. Wikipedia

  • Manila

    Capital of the Philippines, and its second most populous. Highly urbanized and as of 2019 was the world's most densely populated city proper. Wikipedia

  • Antarctica

    Earth's southernmost continent. Situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean. Wikipedia

  • Australia (continent)

    The continent of Australia, sometimes known in technical contexts by the names Sahul, Australinea, or Meganesia to distinguish it from the country of Australia, consists of the landmasses which sit on Australia's continental plate. Part of the continental shelf of the Australian continent. Wikipedia

  • Indian Ocean

    Third-largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering 70560000 km2 or 19.8% of the water on Earth's surface. Bounded by Asia to the north, Africa to the west and Australia to the east. Wikipedia

  • Indian people

    Indians are the nationals and citizens of India, the second most populous nation in the world, containing 17.50% of the world's population. In India, the term "Indian" refers to nationality, rather than a particular ethnicity or language; the Indian nationality consists of dozens of regional ethno-linguistic groups, reflecting the rich and complex history of the country. Wikipedia

  • Hong Kong

    Metropolitan area and special administrative region of the People's Republic of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta of the South China Sea. One of the most densely populated places in the world. Wikipedia

  • Punjab

    Geopolitical, cultural, and historical region in South Asia, specifically in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, comprising areas of eastern Pakistan and northern India. The boundaries of the region are ill-defined and focus on historical accounts. Wikipedia

  • Religion in Thailand

    Largest religion in Thailand, which is practiced by 95% of the population. No official state religion in the Thai constitution, which guarantees religious freedom for all Thai citizens, though the king is required by law to be a Theravada Buddhist. Wikipedia

  • 2010 Northern Hemisphere heat waves

    The 2010 Northern Hemisphere summer heat waves included severe heat waves that impacted most of the United States, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, China, Hong Kong, North Africa and the European continent as a whole, along with parts of Canada, Russia, Indochina, South Korea and Japan during May, June, July, and August 2010. Caused by a moderate El Niño event, which lasted from June 2009 to May 2010. Wikipedia

  • Mongol Empire

    The largest contiguous land empire in history and the second largest empire by landmass, second only to the British Empire. Originating in Mongolia in East Asia, the Mongol Empire eventually stretched from Eastern Europe and parts of Central Europe to the Sea of Japan, extending northward into parts of the Arctic; eastward and southward into the Indian subcontinent, Mainland Southeast Asia and the Iranian Plateau; and westward as far as the Levant and the Carpathian Mountains. Wikipedia

  • North Asia

    Northern region of Asia, which is defined in geographical terms. Solely administrated by Russia; and consists of the Russian regions east of the Ural Mountains: Ural, Siberia and the Russian Far East. Wikipedia

  • Russian Empire

    Historical empire that extended across Eurasia and North America from 1721, following the end of the Great Northern War, until the Republic was proclaimed by the Provisional Government that took power after the February Revolution of 1917. Surpassed in size only by the British and Mongol empires, leaving the empire lasting 196 years. Wikipedia

  • Siberia

    Extensive geographical region spanning much of Northern Asia. Siberia has been part of modern Russia since the latter half of the 16th century. Wikipedia

  • Kathmandu

    Capital and largest city of Nepal, with a population of around 1 million. Elevation of approximately 1400 m above sea level in the bowl-shaped Kathmandu valley in central Nepal. Wikipedia

  • Afro-Eurasia

    Landmass comprising the continents of Africa, Asia, and Europe. The terms are portmanteaus of the names of its constituent parts. Wikipedia

  • Eastern religions

    The Eastern religions are the religions that originated in East, South and Southeast Asia and thus have dissimilarities with Western religions. This includes the East Asian religions (Shintoism, Sindoism, Taoism and Confucianism), Indian religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism) as well as animistic indigenous religions. Wikipedia

  • Kabul

    Capital and largest city of Afghanistan, located in the eastern section of the country. Also a municipality, forming part of the greater Kabul Province, and divided into 22 districts. Wikipedia

  • Eurasian Economic Union

    Economic union of states located in Eastern Europe, Western Asia, and Central Asia. Signed on 29 May 2014 by the leaders of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia, and came into force on 1 January 2015. Wikipedia

  • Kazakhstan

    Transcontinental country mainly located in Central Asia with a smaller portion west of the Ural River in Eastern Europe. It covers a land area of 2724900 km², and shares land borders with Russia in the north, China in the east, and Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan in the south while also adjoining a large part of the Caspian Sea in the southwest. Wikipedia

  • Economy of Asia

    The economy of Asia comprises more than 4.5 billion people (60% of the world population) living in 49 different nations. Fastest growing economic region, as well as the largest continental economy by both GDP Nominal and PPP in the world. Wikipedia

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