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Asia is one of Earth's seven continents. It is the largest continent in both land area (with 30% of Earth's land area) and population (with 4 billion people, or 60% of Earth's population). Asia is an extremely diverse continent, with 4 regions and 51  countries
Asia is separated from Europe by the Ural Mountains in the north-west and the Mediterranean Sea and the Bosporus in the south-west. The border between Asia's Middle East region and Africa is the Suez Canal in Egypt. Asia is bounded in the north by the Arctic Ocean. In the east, Asia is separated from North America by the Bering Sea.
Regions of Asia
Asia is commonly divided into regions based on cultural differences and cultural origins .
- South Asia (including the Indian Subcontinent)
- East Asia
- Central Asia
- West Asia (the Middle East)
- Southeast Asia