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Three of Asia's leading countries, Japan, Indonesia, and the Philippines, are island nations. The longest river in Asia is the Yangtze, which runs through China for 3,964 miles. Asia's largest lake is the Caspian Sea, which is located in Central Asia. At 143,243 square miles, the Caspian Sea is the largest inland lake in the world.
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Asia contains the world's highest and lowest points and some remarkable physical features and landscapes. Here you will find the Himalaya, Hindu Kush and Karakoram mountain ranges as well as well-known rivers such as the Yangtze, Tigris-Euphrates, Ganges, Indus and Mekong. Asia also features the dry Gobi Desert and Arabian Peninsula deserts as well as frigid Arctic Ocean islands and tropical Indonesian islands.
The largest city in Asia is Tokyo, Japan; other leading cities include Beijing, Shanghai, Delhi, Seoul, Manila and Tehran. Popular travel destinations include Singapore, Hong Kong, and Thailand. United States travelers often fly to Asia via United Airlines. Other choices include Singapore Airlines, Japan Airlines, Air India, and Korean Air. Three excellent sources of Asian news and analysis are CNN's Asia News, the New York Times' Asia page, and BBC's focused Asia and Middle East sub-sites.
Asia History and Antique Asia MapThis Asia history page provides an overview of Asian history and culture from ancient times to modern times. This vintage map of Asia shows the continent of Asia as it appeared in a 19th century atlas.
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