The Progenitor

Interesting Facts About Asia

  1. 60% of the world’s population live in Asia

The Asian landmass is home to 4,46 billion individuals, which represent over 60% of the all out human populace on Earth. China and India are home to 2,6 billion individuals, and those are only two nations.The Asia populace is proceeding to develop, despite the fact that specialists hope to consider drops to be the nations gotten progressively created.

2. Home to the highest mountains in the world

14 of the tallest mountains on the planet which include; manaslu, Mount Everest, k2..can be found in Asia, and they are all more than 8000 meters over the ocean. The most noteworthy mountain on the planet is Mount Everest at 8 848 meters over the ocean.

3.  It’s the largest continent on the planet

Asia is a massive continent with a total size of 44,579,000 km2 (17,212,000 sq mi), and if that wasn’t enough, it’s also the most populous continent in the world. The largest countries in the world can be found here such as Russia, China, and India. And it doesn’t end there because Asia is actually part of the supercontinent known as Eurasia, and the Asian and European continents aren’t technically separated.

4. Asia has given birth to some of the oldest human civilizations.

From the 7,000 year old Sumer civilization in Mesopotamia to the 6,000 year old Indus Valley Civilization in India, ancient culture is rich in Asia. In fact, the region around the Tigris-Euphrates Rivers in Mesopotamia (covering modern-day Iraq, Kuwait, and parts of Syria and Iran) is often called the “cradle of civilization”.

5. Nine out of ten of the world’s tallest buildings are in Asia.

The tallest, of course, is the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, which stands at a whopping 2,717 feet. The second tallest is the Shanghai Tower at 2,073 feet. The tallest building under construction – Kingdom Tower – is in Asia as well (Saudi Arabia). Once construction is complete in 2019, this building will stand 3,300 feet tall – a whole kilometer!