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Asia is the largest part of the world. Its area is approximately 1 / 3 of Earth's land mass. Here are the highest (Mount Everest) and the lowest (Dead Sea) point of the mainland. The largest and deepest lakes (Caspian Sea and Baikal) are also in Asia. In Asia you can face 7 of the 12 major rivers on Earth. Mountains and valleys are 3 / 4 of the continent. Asia is the most populated part of the world, it is a home to more than 60% of the world's population. Population densities are highest in the south and east of the continent. China and India have more than 1 / 3 of the world's population. Many travel directions in Asia related to the valleys of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, the Yellow River - places there ancient civilisation arose thousand years before a new era of the first european civilization. It also emerged religions of the world - Buddhism, Christianity, Islam. In the XX century. continent proved its viability : Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Taiwan in recent years and China has developed rapidly. A continent as a whole has a fabulous natural resources. The modern map of Asia includes almost 50 independant states. They belong to different social systems and are at different levels of economic development, different foreign policy, and almost all are excellent places for tourism.