Asia is a continent of uniqueness, fascination and bewilderment all brought about by its cultures, economies, populations, landscapes, plants and animals the oldest civilizations, highest peaks, populous cities, and tallest buildings are all found in asia. Asian art (from 38,000 bce): articles on arts & crafts from the continent of asia western india archeological finds in the history of asian art. South asia has a history stretching back over 5000 years this video details that history and shows how this diverse area changed over time the history of south asia: every year ollie bye.
India is a country in south asia whose name comes from the indus river the name `bharata' is used as a designation for the country in their constitution referencing the ancient mythological emperor, bharata, whose story is told, in part, in the indian epic mahabharata according to the writings. South asia has experienced a long period of robust economic growth, averaging 6% a year over the past 20 years this strong growth has translated into declining poverty and impressive improvements in human development. Asia is the world's largest continent - 43,810,582 km² covering approximately 30% of the earth's land and 866% of the earth's surface it is bordered by the ural mountains to the east, the arctic ocean to the north, the pacific ocean to the west and the indian ocean to the south.
The continent of asia is blessed with fertile lands in china and india and excels in agricultural production of food grains and rice asian people are known all over the world for their strong cultural values and intelligent minds. Can you find the countries of asia test your knowledge on this geography quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others summary popular. The republic of india (hindi: भारत गणराज्य) is a country in asia it is at the center of south asia india has more than 12 billion (1,210,000,000) people, which is the second largest population in the world [18. Asia the continent series satellite view map of asia longitude / latitude unique qualities largest continent 30% of the earth's surface over 4 billion in.
The history of asia can be seen as the distinct histories of several asia is the largest continent in the world by a considerable margin, and it is rich in. The history of asia can be seen as and from the central steppes they could reach all areas of the asian continent india and south asia: a short history. Southeast asia consists of eleven countries that reach from eastern india to china, and is generally divided into mainland and island zones the mainland (burma, thailand, laos, cambodia, and vietnam) is actually an extension of the asian continent muslims can be found in all mainland. The asian continent has been the birthplace and cradle of the world's most prominent religions, including christianity, islam, judaism, buddhism, and many others image source: wikipedia cities of asia.
Chapter - 2 water disputes in south asian sub-continent 30 recorded history of the region reveals that the region has also been familiar with enormous conflicts and cooperation throughout of its civilizational history. They came to india in the remote past from different parts of the world, from africa, mediterranean, europe, central asia, russia, china and probably arctic region by land and by sea while there was an inward migration into the subcontinent, there was also probably some outward migration towards the east, north and west and even to some. Geographia asia - an introduction to india : india history india's extraordinary history is intimately tied to its geography a meeting ground between the east. History and ethnic relations emergence of the nation india has a history going back thousands of years and a prehistory going back hundreds of thousands of years there was a long phase of paleolithic hunting and gathering cultures parallel in time and characteristics with the paleolithic peoples of. Asia: asia, the world's largest and most diverse continent it occupies the eastern four-fifths of the giant eurasian landmass asia is more a geographic term than a homogeneous continent, and the use of the term to describe such a vast area always carries the potential of obscuring the enormous.
The vedas are a collection of hymns and other ancient religious texts written in india between about 1500 and 1000 bce coming from central asia, the history. The east india company evolved from a small enterprise run by a group of city of london merchants, which in 1600 had been granted a royal charter conferring the monopoly of english trade in the whole of asia and the pacific at its outset the east india company was interested in the commercial. The indian subcontinent is a large section of the asian continent consisting of countries lying substantially on the indian tectonic plate these include countries on the continental crust (india, pakistan, bangladesh, bhutan, and nepal), an island country on the continental shelf (sri lanka. Asian history, 1947 to 2003 10 questions tough , 10 qns, avin113, nov 09 03 since the end of world war ii, asia has transformed itself from a continent largely under colonial rule into a potpouri of very diverse independent countries.
It is the earth's sixth-largest country in land area and is the only nation to govern an entire continent australia in brief publication australia in brief provides an authoritative overview of australia's history, the land, its people and their way of life. A description and overview home articles is india in asia or is india its own continent is india in asia or is india its own continent and history india as. A brief history of india the aryans came from central asia and they probably entered india through afghanistan after 1500 bc there were probably waves of.
From the deserts of saudi arabia to the endless steppes of mongolia, asia is a vast continent full of incredible wonders, both natural and man-made it is the birthplace of the world's oldest civilizations and its biggest religions, its highest peaks and its most populous cities there are. The history of asia can be seen as the history of and from the central steppes they could reach all areas of the asian continent history of india history of. India—an overview india is one of the most popular countries of the world owing to its historical background, diversity of cultures, interesting traditions and several other fascinating facts it is located in south asia and ranks as seventh largest country in terms of area.