Geology of World – Continent – Asia

Asia is the largest continent on world.

Asia covers about 29.45% of world land mass.

Over 60% of human population reside on Asia

Number of countries : 48

Number of land-locked countries: 12

Deepest Lake : Baikal Lake,Russia

Widest Plateau: Tibetan Plateau

Highest Plateau: Pamir Plateau, Roof of World

Highest Mountain: Mount Everest,Nepal

Largest Sea: Caspain Sea

Biggest Desert: Arabian Desert

Biggest Country:Russia (covers area of both asia and europe), China

Smallest Country: Maldives

Biggest land-locked country- Kazakshtan

Double land-locked country- Uzbekistan

Country of volcanos : Indonesia

Longest river: Yangtze River, China

Lowest Point : Red Sea

Red sea separates Asia from Africa

Ural mountain separates Asia from Europe

Bearing sea separates Asia from North America

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