Asia is the largest and most populous continent containing more than 60 percent of the world’s human population. The Asian continent lies to the east of the Suez Canal and the Ural Mountains and to the south of the Caucasus Mountains, the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea.

Asia has a long history of a highly developed culture, and as a result holds many Wonders of the World and astounding historic sites. Asia also offers mountain ranges, volcanoes, idyllic islands, thriving cities and a diverse range of cultures.