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Asia is the largest of the world regions, stretching from the Middle East to India and over to China and Japan. In total, there are 47 countries to learn. This downloadable blank map of Asia makes that task easier. Begin by downloading the labeled map of Asia to learn the countries, and finish by taking a quiz by downloading the blank map. You can also practice online using our online map games./p>
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By Jeannette Tuionetoa on August 9, 2022
These Asia worksheets will help your kids learn about about Asia. They’ll guide your homeschool through the rich and colorful culture of Asian countries like China, Korea, Japan, Mongolia, Thailand, India, and more.
With my daughter’s newfound fascination with the Japanese language and Korean Pop music (K-Pop), I knew she would enjoy our next continent unit on Asia. Asia truly is a continent full of rich culture and traditions with colorful visualizations that will catch any child’s attention.
Facts About Asia
- The continent of Asia is made up of 48 different countries and has a population of 4.5 billion people. (Yup… billion.) That is almost 60% of the total world population – more than all the other continents of the world combined.
- The largest country in Asia is Russia (Russia is actually in Eurasia – part in Asia and part in Europe). 77% of Russia is in Asia. The second largest is China, then India.
- The Maldives is the smallest country in Asia and happens to be one of the smallest countries in the world.
- Of course, common to many of us is the fact that Asia holds the very highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest.
Asia has so much for kids to learn about that you can spend a LOT of time in Asia alone learning about history, geography, and culture.
Asia History Facts
- In Southeast Asia, Thailand is the only country that has never been colonized by Europeans.
- My husband loves to read about the Mongolian Empire which conquered a large part of Asia in the 13th century.
- Following the Second World War, many Asian countries became independent from European rule.
- In the decades after this, Japan became the world’s largest economy in what has been known as the Japanese post-war economic “miracle.”
Asia Geography Facts
- The continent has the second-longest coastline which stretches a whopping 80,205 miles (129,077 km).
- The infamous Himalayas are found in Nepal and China.
- Asia has the lowest and highest points of land in the world. Of course, Mout Everest has the highest point while the Dead Sea is the world’s lowest point.
- The Great Wall of China in Asia is the only manmade structure that can be seen from outer space (it’s only visible sometimes from the International Space Station and low orbits).
- The largest cave in the world can be found in Vietnam. It is called the Son Doon and is large enough to hold a plane inside of it – not that it has been done!
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Asian Culture Facts
- India has over 800 different languages.
- Chinese New Year lasts 15 days.
- The Japanese have the second-highest lifespan in the world with many people living to an average age of 100 years.
- As far as exports are concerned, Asia (India) is the largest producer and exporter of mango in the entire world. THANK YOU, Asia! We love mangos in our home.
- While we are stating some cool things about Asia, my kids thought it was interesting that Asia housed the world’s largest and deepest freshwater lake, Lake Baikal.
- The continent of Asia’s population consumes 90% of the world’s rice.
- It was also interesting to find that Asia has the highest number of billionaires in the whole world. As a matter of fact, the city of Tokyo, Japan, has more millionaires than in Paris, San Francisco, or Los Angeles!
Quite obviously, I can go on and on with these amazing things our homeschool found by studying Asia, but I will stop there.
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I guess it’s pretty obvious my kids and I spent some extra time in Asia in our studies. It was just fun and engaging. Thankfully, in homeschooling, our families have that luxury to park in a certain unit for a bit more time. I hope your kids find these resources useful in enjoying Asia’s amazingly diverse and intriguing history, culture, and geography.
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Geography of Asia
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3 December 2023
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Countries in Asia worksheets are an essential tool for teachers looking to engage their students in the fascinating world of Social Studies and Geography. These worksheets provide a comprehensive and interactive way for students to learn about the diverse cultures, histories, and geographical features of the various nations in Asia. Teachers can utilize these worksheets to create lesson plans that cater to different learning styles, ensuring that students not only gain knowledge about the region but also develop critical thinking and analytical skills. By incorporating countries in Asia worksheets into their curriculum, educators can foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of the unique characteristics that make up this vast continent.
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Asia is the world's largest continent that spans just under fifty countries and seventeen million square miles. There are thought to be five general regions of Asia. Western Asia is commonly referred to as the Middle East where you will find Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and Iran. Central Asia is just west of China. Eastern Asia is composed of China, both Koreas, Japan, and Taiwan. Southern Asia is made up of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Southeastern Asia is the Vietnam and Philippines region. These worksheets will look at the life, vegetation, culture, and people of this continent.
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The Geography of Asia – We look at cities, countries, and waterways of the continent. Reading Passage Multiple Choice Questions Map
Capital Cities of Asia – We focus a bit on geography, but you will also start to see trends emerge here in respect to land. Map Skills Chart Short Answer Questions
Resources of Asia – China has a bit of a monopoly (not the board game) on Rare Earth Metals (REM). Reading Passage Multiple Choice Questions Short Answer Questions
The Cultures and People of Asia – What are the people like on the continent with the largest area? Reading Passage Multiple Choice Questions Short Answer Questions
The Climate and Weather of Asia – Some areas have lots of dry days and others are just soaked. Reading Passage Multiple Choice Questions Short Answer Questions
Asia at a Glance – How does Asia stack up to the other continents? It's pretty sizable! Reading Passage Multiple Choice Questions Short Answer Questions
History of Asia – How did this all get going anyway? Reading Passage Multiple Choice Questions Short Answer Questions
Plants and Animals of Asia – The many countries (47 in all) of Asia have a wide array of wildlife and vegetation. Reading Passage Animals of Northern and Central Asia Animals of Southern Asia
Asia's Contributions to the World – Asia had a huge amount of influence on the development of the world. Reading Passage Multiple Choice Questions Short Answer Questions
Countries of Asia – We don't just hang them our there, we investigate each country. Countries of Asia Asia Map Activity Reading Comprehension Passage
All About Asia
There are a total of seven continents in our world. Asia is the biggest of them all. Asia tops the list when it comes to size and population. The population of Asia is 4.4 billion. This huge mass of land consists of forty-eight countries. All the forty-eight countries of Asia are members of the United Nations. Most of Asia is situated in the eastern hemisphere. However, some parts of it also come in the northern hemisphere. Two countries from Asia that are Turkey and Russia share their territories with Europe as well.
Asia is an interesting continent as it contains the largest countries in terms of landmass and population. Russia tops the list of large countries. However, most parts of Russia are in Europe. China is the biggest country when it comes to population. There are more people in China than in Australia, North America, New Zealand, Western Europe, and South America combined. The largest city in Asia is Shanghai which is situated in China. There are almost 24 million people who live in Shanghai. One of the smallest countries is also situated in Asia, Maldives.
Asia is quite influential. It has diverse cultures, races, and languages. All of the major religions of the world such as Islam, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and Hinduism have their histories in Asia. Asia plays an integral role in the world's economy. Many countries such as China produce and trade services and products. Many of the natural resources are present in abundances in Asia. For example, much of the world's oil is supplied by the Middle East. Some of the most beautiful landscapes of the world like Arabian desert, Thal desert, Mount Everest and Island of japan are in Asia.
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- Cities: Beijing, New Delhi, Tokyo
- Bodies of Water: Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, Pacific Ocean
- Geographic Features: Himalayas, Mt. Everest, Ural Mountains
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Southeast Asia is made up of eleven nations with a remarkable diversity of religion, culture, and history: Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Economically, it is also one of the most active regions, contributing significantly to its expanding global prominence.
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- GMT+8 is the common time zone used in all countries.
- Southeast Asia is one of the world’s best vacation spots, known for its gorgeous islands, endless beaches, variety of resorts, delectable cuisine, top-notch restaurants, and unique cultures.
- Southeast Asia experiences warm weather all year round because of its proximity to the equator, with daily average noon temperatures of 30°C (86°F). There are typically two seasons: wet and dry.
- Almost 20,000 islands in the Pacific and Indian Oceans are part of Southeast Asia. On its own, Indonesia is home to roughly 13,500 islands.
- On the Malaysian side (northeast) of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia, between the states of Sarawak and Sabah, is the tiny, independent, and oil-rich Brunei .
- With the nation’s higher standard of living and longer life expectancy (75.93 years on average as of 2020) than many of its neighbors in Southeast Asia, Brunei Darussalam’s name, meaning “abode of peace,” is generally accurate.
- In Brunei, homosexuality is now a crime carrying a ten-year prison sentence. It was declared that the punishment would be death by stoning in 2019.
- Although it differs from the Bahasa Malay spoken in Malaysia , Brunei’s official language is Malay. Brunei also has Chinese and English speakers. In business, English is extensively spoken and understood.
- The 39th largest country in the world, Myanmar is the largest on the continent of Southeast Asia. Bordered by Bangladesh , Laos , Thailand , and China , it has a shoreline along both the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea .
- Before 1989, the country was known as Burma.
- Together with Liberia and the US, Myanmar is one of only three nations in the world that do not use the metric system.
- More than 100 different ethnic groups can be found in Myanmar.
- The center and soul of Cambodia , Angkor Wat , is the largest religious complex in the world and is on the World Heritage List.
- Mid-April each year sees the conclusion of the harvest season and the celebration of Cambodia’s New Year, or Choul Chnam Thmey in Khmer . In Cambodia, this is the most important holiday of the year.
- In Cambodia, a Buddhist nation, the feet are regarded as the least sacred portion of the body, and the top of the head the most sacred.
- Southeast Asia’s largest saltwater lake is called Tonle Sap, which translates to “Great Lake.“
- There are 212 species of mammals living in Cambodia’s naturally diverse jungles, including Asian elephants , tigers , tiger cats, sun bears , gibbons , and deer , among others.
TIMOR – LESTE (EAST TIMOR)
- As “Timor” is derived from the Indonesian and Malay term “timur,” which means “east,” and “leste,” which is the Portuguese word for “east,” the country’s name translates as “Eastern-East.“
- One of the earliest places of contemporary human activity in the area, according to the archeological evidence discovered in East Timor , the region has been inhabited for at least 42,000 years.
- The most biodiverse waterways on earth can be found in East Timor.
- Southeast Asia’s Indonesia is situated between the Pacific and Indian Oceans. The capital city is Jakarta , and the archipelago is divided into 34 provinces.
- Hardly a third of the more than 17,000 islands that make up the Indonesian archipelago are inhabited. The Indonesian islands cover a total area of over 5,000 km.
- In Indonesia, Islam is the most prevalent religion. Yet religious practices differ from island to island. For instance, Hindus make up the majority of the population in Bali.
- The Latin name “indus,” which denotes territory next to the Indus River , and the Greek word “nesos,” which means island, are combined to form the name “Indonesia.”
- Laos is the only landlocked country in Southeast Asia. It is thought to be the nation that has been bombed the most, with many of those bombs still lying unexploded in the countryside.
- Lao and Thai’s speakers are able to understand each other because of their close linguistic ties.
- Laos’ mountains are rich in minerals, and since the 11th century, the nation has been mined for its materials. Among the minerals discovered are gold , sapphires, amethyst, aquamarine, marble, slate, rock salt, and granite.
- Lao silk differs from that of its neighbors in that it is entirely hand woven. These are truly one of a kind since both the weaving technique used and the patterns vary from family to family.
- Nine ethnic Malay state leaders alternate as the king of Malaysia under the country’s unique rotating monarchy system, each lasting five years.
- Aurea Chersonesus, one of Malaysia’s earlier names, translates to “peninsula of gold.” Ptolemy, a Greco-Roman geographer who lived around 150 CE, gave this term in his work “Geographia.”
- The only nation in the world that has territory on both the Southeast Asian mainland and the islands that lie between Asia and Oceania is Malaysia.
- One of the earliest sultanates in the world is the Sultanate of Kedah, which was founded in 1136 CE in the Malay Peninsula.
- Malaysia has one of the largest king cobra populations in the world.
- The only mainly Christian country in Asia is the Philippines . While many of its neighbors in Southeast Asia are Buddhists, 86% of Filipinos identify as Roman Catholic.
- Mangoes and coconuts are two of the most widely produced fruits in the Philippines. Bananas, papayas, pineapples, mangosteens, and watermelons are also plentiful.
- The Philippines is home to three of the top ten biggest shopping centers in the world.
- The Philippines exports the most nurses globally. Many citizens look for work abroad, in part as a result of the country’s restricted employment options.
- One of the twenty smallest nations in the world is Singapore . The main island is only 683 square kilometers overall and is 42 kilometers long and 23 kilometers wide.
- Singaporeans speak five languages, including the four official ones of English, Chinese, Malay, and Tamil, as well as Singlish, a regional dialect.
- In Singapore, it is against the law to use a public restroom without flushing after use, and violators face an SGD 150 fine.
- The Gardens by the Bay in Singapore is home to the world’s tallest indoor waterfall, which is 35 meters tall.
- Singapore is the fifth-least corrupt city in the world and the least corrupt city in Asia.
- The only nation in Southeast Asia that has never been colonized by a European nation is Thailand. In fact, the name of the nation is Prathet Thai, which translates to “land of the free” in Thai.
- Both the smallest and the largest species can be found in Thailand. Thailand is home to the bumblebee bat, the tiniest animal on the planet. The whale shark, the largest fish, can also be found in Thai seas.
- The orchid is Thailand’s national flower. Thailand is one of the world’s top exporters of orchids due to the 1,500 varieties of orchids that grow naturally in Thai forests.
- Vietnam exports more than 55% of the world’s cashew nuts and earns well over two billion dollars annually from the sector, making it the leading exporter in the world.
- Vietnam has a long history of playing the sport known as sepak takraw, also referred to as “kick volleyball.“
- In Vietnam, Snake Wine is legendary. It’s one of Southeast Asia’s more peculiar food options. There are wine bottles all over the country that have snakes coiled inside as though poised to strike.
- In Vietnam, Nguyen is the most popular surname. According to reports, 40% of Vietnamese people are Nguyen, including Ho Chi Minh . Win is how the last name is pronounced.
SOUTHEAST ASIA: CULTURAL CUSTOMS
- Taking off the shoes before entering homes and temples is one of the most typical Asian customs.
- Sharing meals is another prevalent custom in Asia. The majority of Asian homes enjoy cooking a variety of dishes to share among everyone at a large table.
- The head is regarded as the most sacred feature of the body in many Asian cultures. Even children or Buddha statues shouldn’t have their heads touched.
- It is considered impolite for people of the opposite sex to kiss, hug, or hold hands in public in almost every Asian culture.
Southeast Asia Worksheets
This fantastic bundle includes everything you need to know about Southeast Asia across 29 in-depth pages. These ready-to-use worksheets are perfect for teaching kids about Southeast Asia . Southeast Asia is made up of eleven nations with a remarkable diversity of religion, culture, and history .
Complete List of Included Worksheets
Below is a list of all the worksheets included in this document.
- Southeast Asia Facts
- SEA the Truth
- Use it in a SEA-ntence
- Asia’s Eleven
- Give me Five!
- SEA the Heritage
- In-between SEA
- Only in the Philippines
Frequently Asked Questions
What countries are included in southeast asia.
Southeast Asia consists of 11 countries, including Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam.
What are some popular tourist destinations in Southeast Asia?
Some popular tourist destinations in Southeast Asia include Bali in Indonesia, Bangkok in Thailand, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, Siem Reap in Cambodia (home of the Angkor Wat temple complex), and the beaches of Phuket in Thailand.
What religions are practiced in Southeast Asia?
Southeast Asia is a diverse region with a mix of religions. The most widely practiced religion is Buddhism, followed by Islam, Christianity, Hinduism, and traditional religions.
What are some common foods in Southeast Asia?
Southeast Asian cuisine is known for its spicy, flavorful dishes. Some common foods include rice, noodles, seafood, coconut milk, and various herbs and spices. Popular dishes include pad Thai from Thailand, nasi goreng from Indonesia, and pho from Vietnam.
What are some challenges facing Southeast Asia today?
Some challenges facing Southeast Asia today include political instability, economic inequality, environmental issues such as deforestation and pollution, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The region is also vulnerable to natural disasters such as typhoons and earthquakes.
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