English II honor's asian unit

~by: Rebecca Smith~

Nepal's culture

Why is it named Nepal? Nepal got it's name because of the Kathmandu Valley, the place where the nations founding father made the capital in the 1800's

What does Nepal's culture represent? A fusion of Indo-Aryan and Tibet-Mongolian influences

Location: Nepal is a sort of rectangular region with an area of 147,181 square miles. The Himalayan mountains reside in Nepal. To the south, the west, and the east lies Indian states. To the north of Nepal is Tibet. The Himalayas divide the land into six diverse ethic groups and over fifty languages.

Ethnic relations: plenty of racial, cultural, and linguistic groups reside in Nepal, these groups are often broken up into three categories: Indio- Nepalese, Tibeto- Nepalese, and Indigenous- Nepalese

Food: Mostly Nepalese people consider meals unacceptable unless their is a large helping of rice. It also includes lintels , cooked vegetables, and pickled fruits or vegetables.

Economy: Nepalese economy is based on farmers who commonly grow rice, maize, millet, barley, wheat, and vegetables.

Thailand culture

Location: Thailand has an area of 198,114 square miles. The northern region of Thailand is hilly, and the southern area is a small and narrow isthmus

Food: Rice is the main food at almost every meal for almost everyone in Thailand. Most meals include rice, gravy dishes, side dishes, soup, and salad.

Inheritance: The property of the deceased parents is typically split equally between the children, even though the youngest daughter has the primary responsability of caring for the parents.

Malaysian culture

Location: Western Malaysia is located on the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula. A central Mountain rage splits Malaysia in to an east region and west region

Language: Malay became Malaysia's main language in 1967

Food: There is a large mixture of Malay, Chinese, and Indian cooking in Malaysia. Tropical fruits, spicy foods, rice, and large amounts of meat are common in Malaysia.

Mongolian culture

Culture: Mongolia has had nomadic traditions, it's nomadic practice continues in rural Mongolia. Their practices include; breeding and raising five types of stock. They migrate occasionally to favorable cultures.

Food: Mongolian food is based off of nomadic cattle, which includes meat and milk.

Arts: Mongol Khoomii, or Mongolian throat singing is among many different Mongolian style music.

Korean culture

Location: Korea is a tiny peninsula on the farthest east side of Asia. Korea is about one thousand kilometers long. Korea is divided into North and South Korea.

Language: Hangul, Korea's language, is spoken by five million people speak it in both North and South Korea. The language was created in 1446 by King Sejong.

Christianity: South Korea has recently looked towards Christianity, In fact some of the worlds largest churches are in South Korea.

works cited

"Thailand." Culture of. Web. 16 May 2016.

"Nepal." Culture of. Web. 12 May 2016

"Malaysia." Culture of. Web. 16 May 2016.

"Culture." Embassy of Mongolia Culture Comments. 2013. Web. 16 May 2016.

"Korean Culture." Learn Korean. Web. 16 May 2016.