Asia is the largest continent.
Asia is the largest and most populous continent of the Earth. It lies mostly in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.
Asia has an area of 44,579,000 km². It covers almost 30% of the land area of Earth. It has the longest coastline of 62,800 km.
More than 4.5 billion lives resides here in Asia with average population density of 100 per square km. The region has an average GDP of around $7K per capita.
There are 49 United nation recognized countries. Some of the major largest countries of Asia are China, India, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Iran, Mongolia, Pakistan and others.