Almost everyone reading this probably knows quite a lot about Asia already. We know that it’s the largest continent, home to some of the most densely populated countries in the world, and has had some pretty huge and successful empires in history. Other than the general information, though, most people know surprisingly little about the continent.
In the spirit of bringing Asia back into relevance – as it was throughout almost the entirety of its history – we track down some of the most obscure and interesting facts from the numerous countries that call this vast continent home.
This is an encore of one of our previous lists, as presented by our YouTube host Simon Whistler. Read the full list!