Asia

Facts About Asia

Facts

Asia is rich in diverse races, cultures and in languages.

Many major religions including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism,and Buddhism is a major religion.

Angkor is one of the most important archaeologist sites in South-East Asia.

Human Rights

China says Four Cardinal Principles are more important than human rights. They feel the government is more important than a single person. They DO NOT allow speeches and marches against the communist government.


North Korea also censors free speech.

Adapted

People have had to adapt to the natural disasters of the region such as monsoons and typhoons which bring floods.One of the ways they have adapted is by building their houses high off the ground in stilts.

Cambodia

Is the only country that has architecture(a building) on their national flag.Ankor Wat is a massive Buddhist temple and the flag signifies their religious history.

South East Asia

People have had to adapt to the natural disasters of the region such as monsoons and typhoons which bring floods.One of the ways they have adapted is by building their houses high off the ground in stilts.
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South East Asia

Indonesia is the largest country of southeast Asia and is made up of 17,000 islands. It is located between the Indian and Pacific oceans.


Myanmar(Burma) has been under the control of a military junta for 50 years but is recently moving to a democracy.

South East Asia

  • Cambodia is the only country that has architecture(a building) on their national flag. Angkor Wat is a massive Buddhist temple and the flag signifies their religious history.
  • Singapore was developed by the British because it is an ideal location along shipping routes.
Colonization- The United States colonized The Philippines

The British had Burma(Myanmar), Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei

The French had Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos

The Dutch had Indonesia

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Monsoons

  1. Monsoons are most often associated with the Indian Ocean. Monsoons always blow from cold to warm regions. The summer monsoon and the winter monsoon determine the climate for most of India and Southeast Asia. The summer monsoon is associated with heavy rainfall.