Asia Area 44,579,000 km 2 (17,212,000 sq mi) (1st) Population 4,560,667,108 (2018; 1st) Population density 100/km 2 (260/sq mi) GDP (PPP) $63.35 trillion (2021 est; 1st) GDP (nominal) $34.39 trillion (2021 est; 1st) GDP per capita $7,850 (2021 est; 5th) Demonym Asian Countries 49 UN members, 1 UN observer, 5 other states Dependencies List Akrotiri and Dhekelia British Indian Ocean Territory ...
World map with Asia marked. Drawn by maix (Marian Sigler)
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"Western Asia" was in use as a geographical term in the early 19th century, before "Near East" became current as a geopolitical concept.In the context of the history of classical antiquity, "Western Asia" could mean the part of Asia known in classical antiquity, as opposed to the reaches of "interior Asia", i.e. Scythia, and "Eastern Asia" the easternmost reaches of geographical knowledge in ...
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- Zone 9 except Armenia, Cyprus (Zone 3) & Sinai (Zone 2)
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The Fra Mauro map is a map of the world made around 1450 by the Italian cartographer Fra Mauro, which is “considered the greatest memorial of medieval cartography." It is a circular planisphere drawn on parchment and set in a wooden frame that measures over two by two meters. It includes Asia, the Indian Ocean, Africa, Europe, and the Atlantic.
Feb 12, 2014 - 1: 1.b. There are many countries that surround Honk Kong, such as Vietnam, Taiwan, China, and the Philippines. You can see that Hong Kong is just at the edge of the Asian Continent.
A T and O map or O–T or T–O map (orbis terrarum, orb or circle of the lands; with the letter T inside an O), also known as an Isidoran map, is a type of early world map that represents the physical world as first described by the 7th-century scholar Isidore of Seville in his De Natura Rerum and later his Etymologiae.
The world is the Earth and all life on it, including human civilization. In a philosophical context, the "world" is the whole of the physical Universe, or an ontological world (the "world" of an individual). In a theological context, the world is the material or the profane sphere, as opposed to the celestial, spiritual, transcendent or sacred ...