Discover ASIA

  • Course Description

    Asia is one of the seven continents of Earth. Asia varies greatly across and within its regions with regard to ethnic groups, cultures, environments, economics, historical ties and government systems. It also has a mix of many different climates. Without knowing Asia the thirst for knowing the world will be incomplete. This course has been constructed basing on basic features of Asia and its countries. The course has been divided into modules in accordance with the geographic division of the continent and each module comprises the countries (as lessons) of that respective geographic location. Last but not the least, this course will satisfy learners from different arena by providing them with the basic information of countries of Asia.

    Course Outcome
    • Learners will be able to learn the names of the remarkable geographical divisions of the continent and the names of the countries of that respective geographic location.
    • Learners will know the basic information of the continent.
    • It will allow learners to know about the basic information of each of the countries of the continent.
    • Learners will be introduced with the Emblem, National Flag and Map of the countries of this continent.
    Study Tips
    • You can use flash cards.
    • Discussion and Group study would be effective.
    • Use the memorized information in your daily use.
    • You can arrange quiz session among group members.
    • Using a world map at the time of your study of this course would be convenient for your memorizing and understanding of the information.

    • Asia is the biggest and most populous continent of all (44,579,000  sq km / 17,212,000 sq mi)
    • Asia includes  46 countries (44 of them are independent)
    • Largest country CHINA (by area and population)
    • Smallest country MALDIVES (by area and population)
    • Largest lake CASPIAN SEA (world’s biggest)
    • Deepest lake BAIKAL (world’s deepest)
    • Longest river YANG TSI KIANG (china)
    • Tallest Mountain MOUNT EVEREST (Nepal) (8850 m / 29,035 ft)
    Largest forest (biome) TAIGA (also known as boreal forest or snow forest)
    Study Plan




    1.Turkey & the Caucasus

    1.Armenia 2. Azarbaijan 3.Georgia 4.Turkey



    1 Hour


    2.The Near East

    1.Iraq 2. Israel 3. Jordan 4.Lebanon 5.Syria 6. Palestaine

    3.The Arabian Peninsula

    1.Bahrain* 2. Kuwait* 3. Oman 4. Qatar* 5. Saudi Arabia 6. UAE* 7.Yemen


    1 Hour


    4.Iran & the Gulf States

    1.Bahrain* 2. Iran 3. Kuwait* 4. Qatar* 5. UAE*





    1 Hour

    6.Central Asia

    1.Kyrgyzstan 2. Tazikistan 3.Turkmenistan 4. Uzbekistan

    7.South Asia

    1.Bangladesh 2. Bhutan 3. India 4. Maldives 5. Nepal 6. Pakistan 7. Sri Lanka 8. Afghanistan

    8.Mainland East Asia


    1.China 2. Hong Kong 3. Mongolia 4. North Korea 5. South Korea 6. Taiwan


    1 Hour

    9. Japan


    10.South East Asia


    1.Brunei 2. Burma 3. Cambodia 4. East Timor 5. Indonesia 6. Laos 7. Malaysia 8. Philippines 9. Singapore 10. Thailand 11. Vietnam

    1 Hour



    5 Hours

  • Modules
  • Flash Card