General Knowledge of Asia




Asia

Asia is the largest continent in the world in both, area and population.

Area:

43,810,582 km² (16,915,360.3 sq mi).

Population:

Almost 4 billion human inhabitants, about 60 percent of the world's population.

Highest Point:

Sagarmatha (Chomolungma; Mount Everest) 8848m (29,028 ft), Nepal.

Largest Lakes:

1.Caspian Sea (salt lake) 371, 000 km2 (143, 250 mi2)
2.Ozero Baykal, Lake Baikal 31, 500 km2 in Siberia is the world's largest freshwater lake by volume.



Longest River:

Yangtze (Yángzî Jiang) China, 6380 km (3,964 mi).

Languages of Asia:

Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Russian.

Countries In Asia

Eastern Asia

Country-------Capital

China-----------Beijing
China-----------Hong Kong
China---------- Macau
China-----------Tibet
Japan-----------Tokyo
Korea(North)-----P'yongyang
Korea(South)----Seoul
Mongolia---------Ulaanbaatar
Taiwan-----------Taipei

Northern Asia

Russian Federation--Moscow
Central- Asia
Iran-----------------Teheran


Kazakhstan----------Astana
Kyrgyzstan----------Bishkek


Tajikistan-----------Dushanbe
Turkmenistan-------Ashgabat
Uzbekistan----------Tashkent
South- Asia
Afghanistan---------Kabul
Bangladesh----------Dhaka
Bhutan--------------Thimphu
India----------------New Delhi
Maldives------------Male
Nepal---------------Kathmandu
Pakistan------------Islamabad
Sri Lanka-----------Colombo

South-East Asia


Brunei Darussalam----Bandar Seri Begawan
Cambodia------------Phnom Penh
Indonesia------------Jakarta
Laos-----------------Vientiane
Malaysia--------------Kuala Lumpur
Myanmar (Burma)-----Naypyidaw
Philippines------------Manila
Singapore------------Singapore
Thailand--------------Bangkok
Timor-Leste-----------Dili
Viet Nam--------------Hanoi

Western Asia and Middle East

Armenia---------------Yerevan
Azerbaijan-------------Baku
Bahrain----------------Manama
Cyprus-----------------Nicosia (Lefkosia)
Georgia----------------T'bilisi
Iraq--------------------Baghdad
Israel-------------------Jerusalem
Jordan------------------Amman
Kuwait------------------Kuwait (City)
Lebanon----------------Beirut
Oman-------------------Muscat
Palestine--
--------------Jerusalem
Qatar-------------------Doha (Al-Dawhah)
Saudi Arabia-------------Riyadh
Syria--------------------Damascus
Turkey------------------Ankara
United Arab Emirates-----Abu Dhabi
Yemen-------------------Sanaa

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