Presentation on theme: "Asia PowerPoint made by: -Shadd McLochlin -Nick Robertson -Brock Hadley."— Presentation transcript:
1 AsiaPowerPoint made by: -Shadd McLochlin -Nick Robertson -Brock Hadley
2 Asian Countries19 Countries- India, China, Mongolia, Japan, Indonesia, Koreas (North and South), Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia, and New Guinea.Total Area- 19,902,107 (Sq. Kilometers)5 Major Cities- Tokyo, New Delhi, Beijing, Jakarta, and Hanoi.Tokyo is the largest city and has 32,450,000 people.54% of Asia is mountains, 27 percent is forests, there are many wetlands all along the coast and by the Himalayas, there are 7 deserts, there is quite a bit of farm land, and there is lots of urban areas.The population of Asia is 4.14 billion.
3 Climates of AsiaThe climate of Asia is mostly moist across the southeast section and dry/desert in the interior.This picture is of the Gobi Desert which is a part of the dry interior.
4 Landforms of AsiaThe largest mountain chain in Asia is the Himalayas. The largest mountain in the Himalayas is Mount Everest.The Tibet Plateau is the largest in Asia.The Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon is the largest in Asia.Tropical Peat Swamps are found in Southern Asia.
5 Landforms of Asia (continued) The Chinese Tajjay Rainforest is the largest forest.The highest point in Asia is Mount Everest.The lowest point in Asia is Kuttanad in India.
6 Water of Asia The Yangtze River is the longest river in Asia. The Caspian Sea (which is considered a lake because it is so small) is the largest lake in Asia.Asia is bordered by the Pacific Ocean in the East, the Indian Ocean in the South, and the Arctic Ocean in the North.The Bay of Bengal is the largest bay in Asia.
7 Agriculture of AsiaIn Brunei and Singapore the main source of livelihood is agriculture.Agricultural employment in Asia has been declining.More than two-thirds of Cambodia and Laos practice agriculture.The industry and services market is becoming more popular than agriculture.
8 Natural Resources of Asia Asia is rich in natural resources.Petroleum, forests, fish, water, rice, copper, and silver are it’s main natural resources.Asia is rich in natural resources because it is one of the largest continent by a considerable margin.
9 UNESCO Heritage Site (Cultural) In Bangladesh there’s a city called Bagerhat that is probably the most cultural place in Bangladesh.It contains some of the most significant buildings of the period of the Muslim Architecture.That includes over 360 buildings that were made in that period of time.
10 UNESCO Heritage Site (Natural) In Bangladesh there’s a forest called Sundarbans that is one of the largest forests in the world.The Sundarbans have a complex network of tidal waterways.The area is known for it’s wide range of fauna, including 260 other bird species.
11 Did you know?Did you know that more people live in Asia than all the Americas combined?Did you know that more Muslims live in South Asia than in the Middle East?Did you know that in the Maldives it is illegal for tourists to bring more than one bible?Did you know that the top 10 tallest mountains are located in Asia?