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East Asia

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  1. East Asia

  2. East Asia

  3. Asia Facts • Largest Continent • Most Populated Continent • 60% of world’s population • 3.5 Billion people

  4. India and China • India and China are the two most populated countries in the world • India will overtake China as the most populated country within the coming decades • China has 1,329,000,000 people • India has 1,095,000,000 people

  5. Population Density

  6. Center for Major Religions • 3 of the 5 Major World Religions are found in abundance in East Asia • Buddhism- China, Tibet, Cambodia • Islam- Indonesia, Afghanistan • Hinduism- India

  7. BUDDHISM Dalai Lama- Head of the Buddhist religion

  8. Islamic Mosque in Indonesia

  9. Muslims gathering for time of prayer in Indonesia

  10. Swastika- sign of good luck in Hindu Reincarnation- belief that you will come back in another life after this one is over • The Dot- • Woman is married • Represent the rising of the sun • Fashion

  11. Three Gorges Dam in China • Largest Dam in the World • Greatest building project in China since the Great Wall

  12. Great Wall of China 4,000 Miles Long

  13. Mount Everest

  14. Everest Facts • It is 29,017 feet tall • Highest point above sea level • Over 3,000 people have climbed Everest • 203 People died trying • Costs $25,000 for permit to attempt try

  15. Taj Mahal

  16. Rising Economic Status • The economic status of Asia is rapidly growing • Many of the world’s products are produced in Asia

  17. Rising Economic Status • There are several large and successful corporations in Asia

  18. Technology • Hybrid Cars • Zero Emission Factories (No Pollution) • Bullet Trains- Transport people at 300 MPH

  19. Watch ASIMO Run! Woman inspecting cell phone circuit boards Workers making Austin Powers Dolls

  20. While China is rising in economic status the working conditions have not improved • Many workers still work in sweat shops

  21. Communism • Style of government in China and former Soviet Union • Government owns factories and sets production levels and prices