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1==Introduction==1==Introduction==
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3[b]Asia[/b] is the world's largest and most populous continent, encompassing [[China]] and [[India]], the world's two largest countries population-wise. Four billion of the world's 6.6 billion people live in Asia.3[b]Asia[/b] is the world's second largest and most populous continent, encompassing [[China]] and [[India]], the world's two largest countries population-wise. Four billion of the world's 6.6 billion people live in Asia.
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5From the vast frozen stretches of [[Siberia]] to the steamy jungles of [[Thailand]] and the dramatic peaks of the north Indian sub-continent or the vast deserts of the [[Arabian Peninsula]], Asia is a diverse region that defies categorisation. Modern cities like [[Tokyo]], [[Shanghai]] and [[Singapore]] herald a growingly urban landscape, but this move towards modernisation is negotiated with the desire to maintain cultural tradition.5From the vast frozen stretches of [[Siberia]] to the steamy jungles of [[Thailand]] and the dramatic peaks of the north Indian sub-continent or the vast deserts of the [[Arabian Peninsula]], Asia is a diverse region that defies categorisation. Modern cities like [[Tokyo]], [[Shanghai]] and [[Singapore]] herald a growingly urban landscape, but this move towards modernisation is negotiated with the desire to maintain cultural tradition.
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