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Asian Countries Fun Facts

In the Asian continent, with specific reference to the town of Lopburi in Thailand, monkeys have their special feast days. interested in learning some more fun facts about Asian countries?

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Asian Countries Fun Facts

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Asia has the lowest place on Earth's land surface, the Dead Sea, which is located in Israel, measured at about 1,410 feet (430 meters) in the Mid-2010s.
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The Bering strait separates Asia from Northern America to the Northeast. It is located between the Pacific and Arctic Oceans, separating the Chukchi Peninsula (the far east side of Russia) from the Seward Peninsula of Alaska.
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With an average life span of 86.6 years for women and 80.9 years for men, Japan has the longest life expectancy in the world (per 2021 UN data).
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Tokyo in Japan is considered the largest city globally, with a population estimate of 37,393,000 (2021), a Land Area of 8,547 km2, and a Density of 4,400.
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Home to the world's highest mountain, the Himalayan mountains run along the northern border of India.
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Between the Korean Peninsula and Kyushu, to the furthest west of the four largest Islands of Japan is the Tsushima strait, approximately 60 miles in width between the Korean Peninsula and Kyushu.
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Indonesia is located on the boundary of the pacific plate, in an area which is called the "Ring of fire". This name is coming from all of the volcanoes that are located in the area.
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Asia is placed to the east of the Suez Canal, and this separates it from Africa. The Suez Canal is an artificial water canal built in Egypt.
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Mount Everest is Earth's highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayan
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Known to its inhabitants as Druk Yul (Land of the Thunder Dragon), Bhutan is sandwiched between China and India.

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