Interesting Facts about Countries in Southeast Asia

Asia is the largest of all continents and there is plethora of interesting facts about this continent. Asia is divided into many regions known as Central Asia, South Asia, North Asia, East Asia, West Asia and Southeast Asia. Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, kazakhstan are located in the central part of Asia while Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam are in Southeast Asia. In the West Asia countries like Yemen, United Arab Emirates, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Jordan, Israel, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Georgia, Bahrain, Armenia and Azerbaijan are located. Countries known as Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea, Macau, Mongolia and Republic of China or Taiwan are situated. In the South Asia there is India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Maldives and Bhutan are situated. Former USSR and today known as Russia is situated in the North of Asia.

Asian people speak many languages and out of these Chinese and Arabic are most speaking languages on the planet after English. Many languages are now extinct and some of them are in the endangered list. Extinct languages include Khitan and Jurchen in China, Silla and Buyeo in Korea, Katabaga in Korea, Kott in Syberia, Ahom and Arvi in India and so on.

There is another interesting fact about Asia. There are many Countries where nudity is socially acceptable. Public nudity places are in China where nudists can roam on the beaches of Sanya, Dadonghai and Hainan Island freely. Onsen and Sento are popular terms from Japan where the locals take bath together or separately along with their gender. There are naturist friendly beaches, parks and public places in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia, North and South Korea.

Asia is also famous for another reason. There have been fossils and remains of dinosaurs found in many countries except India. Some of the extinct or prehistoric animals include amphibians like boreopelta, gobiops and kashmirosaurus, prehistoric birds like Asian Ostrich and Sinardea.

There are many popular tourist destinations in Asian countries. People of all ages, gender and interests come to visit popular places from throughout the world. Asia has the largest coastal line and there are many islands visited by tourists from around the world on regular basis. One of them is known as Maldives, popular among newly married couples and for romantic getaways. Some of the most visited places for different sorts of tourism are in India, Thailand, Singapore, Japan, Indonesia, China, Hong kong, Thailand, Malaysia and Sri Lanka. Tourists can amuse them by engaging in to activities like the night-spotting, bird watching, water sports, trekking, mountaineering and hiking and so on. Some of the world’s most spectacular scenery and natural beauty, landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes can be spotted in this beautiful and enchanting continent.

Three of the world’s top most economies are in Asia. Two of the most populated countries are also in Asia. World’s tallest mountains, tallest building and lowest point known as the dead sea is also in Asia.

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