Asia is the largest continent when measured by landmass and human population. Following is an overview of Asia.

Asia is viewed as one of the seven landmasses. This mainland definition, on the other hand, is far more extensive than numerous individuals might suspect. Under the seven mainland philosophy, Asia extends from Japan in the East through Russia in the West. It includes Saudi Arabia and everything above Asia. While it doesn't generally bode well, there is no precluding this definition from claiming Asia makes it the home of more than 60 percent [4 billion] of all people. China and India, obviously, are the areas of a lion's share of these individuals. 

In cutting edge times, geographers perceive there truly is no partitioning line between Asia toward the west and Europe toward the East. This has brought about the whole range being called Eurasia, yet a large number of years of phrasing aren't going to go into vestige. Today, the vast majority allude to Europe as a landmass so far as it stretches out to the Ural Mountains in Russia. Everything toward the east of that mountain reach is viewed as Asia. Case in point, Israel is viewed as a nation in Western Asia! 

Russia has even gotten on this subject with the two heads on the national banner. The west-bound head alludes to the European piece of Russia while the East confronting head alludes to the Asian piece of the nation. Inside of Russia, it is very nearly as though there are two nations with Moscow and St. Petersburg having substantial European impacts. Urban communities in the Far East, for example, Vladivostok, are significantly more situated to China and such. 

To determine the limit issue, the forces that be have begun characterizing Asia subcontinents. The ranges are: 

Focal Asia - Kazakhstan Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. 

1. East Asia – China, Japan, Mongolia, Taiwan, North and South Korea. 

2. North Asia - Russia. 

3. India Subcontinent – India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka. 

4. Southeast Asia - Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar [Burma], Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. 

5. Southwest Asia – The Middle East including Turkey, Iran, Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon and once in a while Egypt. 

Given the issues characterizing the limits of Asia, you can envision it is likewise hard to characterize certain attributes with respect to the landmass. All things considered, life in Turkey is entirely different than in China. On the other hand, traditions in India are totally unique in relation to those in China. Truth be told, the vast majority living in Asia take offense when somebody utilizes "Asians" to allude to them. The word suggests a comparability among all individuals in Asia, which essentially isn't valid. 

Financially, things are a bit less demanding to sort. The biggest economy in Asia is China as a measure of total national output. Authoritatively known as the People's Republic of China, this nation stays comrade in name just with regards to monetary issues. With enormous monetary development throughout the most recent 10 years, China is the second biggest economy on the planet after the United States. Another vigorously populated territory, India, is currently the fourth greatest economy on the planet, while generally little Japan is the third. Put in commonsense terms, Asia is home to three of the four greatest economies on Earth. The three predominant budgetary focuses are Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore. 

With such a large number of nations, it is not really shocking to locate a wide assortment of religious practices in Asia. There are a wide assortment of conviction frameworks, yet Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam have the biggest number of followers. 

Making sense of precisely what constitutes Asia is to a great extent a matter of assessment.