PSC Current Affairs Asia

PSC Currrent Affairs Asia Notes

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PSC Current Affairs Asia Notes

PSC Current Affairs Asia will give you complete information about Asia. As we know Asia is the world’s largest continent in the world. The area of this continent is 43,810,582 square km. This large area is almost 30% of the earth and 8.66% surface of the earth. Its boundaries are surrounded by mountains and sea. It is covered by the Ural Mountains to the east and Arctic ocean, the Pacific Ocean, and the Indian Ocean to the North, West, and South respectively.PSC Current Affairs Asia will definitely help you in your PSC Exam.

There are 48 countries and the largest country is China. The literacy rate is 65.5%. It’s the highest point is Mount Everest which is 8848 meters (approx  29,029 feet) above the sea level. The lowest point is the Dead Sea which is 422 meters (approx 1,384 feet) above the sea level. Major religions are Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Christian, Shintoism and the major languages are Chinese, Hindi, Urdu, Japenese, Korean, etc.

 

Important Facts About Asia

 

1. The word Asia is originated from a Greek word Aoia which means, which is used to describe the Persian war in 440 BC. In Greek, Asia also describes the name of a Titan goddess of Lydia.

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2.  It is a highly populated continent and having 4.1 billion people (approx 60% of the world’s population).

3.  Asia is the land of having several languages. More than 780 languages in India, more than 700 languages in Indonesia, and 170 languages in the Philippines.

6. The longest river of Asia and the third-largest river of the world Yangtze (approx 6,211 km) is located in China.

7. The largest desert of Asia is the Gobi desert (approx 281,000 square km).

8. The root of all popular religion in Asia.

9. Asia consumed the highest amount of rice ( approx 90% of the world).

10. Most of the tiger of the world live in Asia, not in Africa.

11. Indonesia is the country of Asia, that has a large number of islands (approx 17,508 islands).

12.  7000 years old Sumer civilization (In Mesopotamia) and 6000 years old Indus valley civilization(in India) belongs in Asia. It means Asia is rich in ancient culture.

13. India is the highest producer of mangoes of the world.

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14. The first farmer and merchants were Asian.

 

Asian Countries with their Capital and Currency

 

COUNTRY CAPITAL CURRENCY OFFICIAL 
LANGUAGE
Abkhazia Sukhumi Russian
ruble
Georgian
Abkhaz
Russian
Afghanistan Kabul Afghani Pashto
Dari
(Persian)
Akrotiri and Dhekelia Episkopi
Cantonment
Euro English
Greek
Armenia Yerevan Dram Armenian
Azerbaijan Baku Manat Azerbaijani
Bahrain Manama Bahraini
dinar
Arabic
Bangladesh Dhaka Taka Bengali
Bhutan Thimphu Bhutanese ngultrum Dzongkha
British Indian
Ocean 
Territory
Diego Garcia
Kingdom
US dollar
UK pound
English
Brunei Bandar Seri
Begawan
Brunei dollar Bahasa Melayu
Cambodia Phnom Penh Riel Khmer
China Beijing Renminbi
(yuan)
Standard Chinese
Christmas 
Island
Flying Fish Cove Australian
dollar
English
Cocos
 (Keeling) 
Islands
West Island English
Cyprus Nicosia Euro Greek
Turkish
East Timor
(Timor-Leste)
Dili US Dollar Portuguese
Tetum
Georgia Tbilisi Lari Georgian
Hong Kong Special
administrative
region of China
Hong Kong
dollar
English
Cantonese
India New Delhi Rupee Hindi
English
Indonesia Jakarta Rupiah Indonesian
Iran Tehran Rial Persian
Iraq Baghdad Iraqi dinar Kurdish
Arabic
Israel Jerusalem New shekel Hebrew
Arabic
Japan Tokyo Yen Japanese
Jordan Amman Jordanian
dinar
Arabic
Kazakhstan Astana Tenge Kazakh
Russian
Kurdistan Erbil Dinar Kurdish
Kuwait Kuwait City Kuwaiti
dinar
Arabic
Kyrgyzstan Bishkek Som Kyrgyz
Russian
Laos Vientiane Kip Lao
Lebanon Beirut Lebanese
pound
Arabic
Macau Special
administrative
region of China
Macanese
pataca
Portuguese
Cantonese
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Ringgit Malaysian
Maldives Malé Maldivian
rufiyaa
Maldivian
Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Tögrög Mongolian
Myanmar
(Burma)
Naypyidaw Kyat Burmese
Nagorno-
Karabakh
Stepanakert Armenian
dram
Armenian
Nepal Kathmandu Nepales
rupee
Nepali
Northern 
Cyprus
Nicosia Turkis
lira
Turkish
North Korea Pyongyang North
Korean won
Korean
Oman Muscat Rial Arabic
Pakistan Islamabad Pakistani
Rupee
English
Urdu
Palestine Jerusalem Israeli shekel Arabic
Philippines Manila Philippine
Peso
Filipino
English
Qatar Doha Riyal Arabic
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Saudi riyal Arabic
Singapore Singapore Singapore
dollar
English
Chinese
Malay
Tamil
South Korea Seoul South
Korean won
Korean
South Ossetia Tskhinvali Russian
ruble
Ossetic
Georgian
Russian
Sri Lanka Colombo Sri Lankan
rupee
Sinhala
Tamil
Syria Damascus Syrian pound Arabic
Taiwan Taipei New Taiwan
dollar
Standard Chinese
Tajikistan Dushanbe Somoni Tajik
Thailand Bangkok Baht Thai
Turkey Ankara Turkish lira Turkish
Turkmeni-
stan
Ashgabat Turkmen new
manat
Turkmen
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi UAE dirham Arabic
Uzbekistan Tashkent Uzbekistan
som (O’zbekiston so’mi)
Uzbek
Vietnam Hanoi đồng Vietnamese
Yemen Sana’a Yemeni rial Arabic
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