Asia And Europe


Europe – is part of the world, located in the Northern Hemisphere. Together with Asia, Europe, forms the mainland under the name of Eurasia. The plot in Europe is around 10.5 million km2. Traditionally, the conditional border of Europe by land spend along the eastern foothills of the Ural, the Emba River and Kuma-Manitskoy lowlands. From Asia Europe separated the Dardanelles and Bosporus, and from Africa, Europe separated by the Strait of Gibraltar. Europe by the Atlantic and the North Arctic oceans, as well as their seas: the Black, North, Baltic, Adriatic, Ionian. Often is referred to in Europe and the Caucasus. Europe is the most divided part of the world. Peninsula is 1 / 4 land. The largest of these are: Kola, Scandinavian, Iberian, the Apennine, Balkan. Island is about 730 km2. The highest point – this is Mont Blanc. Its height is 4807m. In most of Europe's climate moderate in the west it – oceanic in the east – continental, with snow and frost in winter, on the northern islands – subarctic and arctic in Southern Europe, Mediterranean climate. The largest rivers of Europe are: Volga, Danube, Dnieper, Don, Pechora, Northern Dvina, Rhine, Vistula, Elbe, Oder, Rhone, Loire, Tagus. By the great lakes of Europe are: Ladoga, Onega, Lake Peipsi, Vanern, Lake Balaton, Geneva. In Europe there are about 729 million people. Asia considered to be a big part of the planet. Along with Europe, Asia, Eurasia continent makes. Asia is separated from North America, Bering Strait separates it from Africa, the Suez Canal and Red Sea and separates Asia from Europe straits Bosphorus and the Dardanelles. Conditional continental border with Europe is on the East Urals and the Caspian Sea. Together with the surface of the Caspian Sea covers it mln.kv.km. 44.4 This represents 30% of the mainland area Land. The territory of Asia include many of the peninsula – is the Arabian, Indian, Indo-China, Asia Minor, Taimyr, and the island – Malay, Filipino and the Japanese archipelago. In Asia, the highest point of the planet Everest, whose height reaches 8848 m and the deepest point – this is the Dead Sea, which reaches 405 meters below sea level. The climate is changeable from Asia and sub-polar lar in the far north to the tropical, very wet in the southeast and Tropical very dry in the southwest. Most parts of Asia – a continental climate. In Asia, home to 3.4 billion people. This represents approximately 60% of the population of the earth. Much of Asia's population – representatives of the yellow and white races. About 90% of the population is in south-east Asia and the expanse of alpine and desert areas are uninhabited. The largest rivers of Asia are: the Yangtze, Yellow River, Ob, Irtysh River, the Mekong, Lena and the Yenisei. In Asia, there are largest lake, among them: the Caspian Sea, Aral Sea, Lake Baikal, Lake Balkhash. Asia is the birthplace of great religions: Buddhism, Hinduism and Islam.