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East Asia Slide 2 Slide 3 Asia Facts Largest Continent Largest Continent Most Populated Continent Most Populated Continent 60% of worlds population 60% of worlds population 3.5 Billion people 3.5 Billion people Slide 4 India and China India and China are the two most populated countries in the world 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 India will overtake China as the most populated country within the coming decades China has 1,329,000,000 people China has 1,329,000,000 people India has 1,095,000,000 people India has 1,095,000,000 people Slide 5 Population Density Slide 6 Slide 7 Center for Major Religions 3 of the 5 Major World Religions are found in abundance in East Asia 3 of the 5 Major World Religions are found in abundance in East Asia Buddhism- China, Tibet, Cambodia Buddhism- China, Tibet, Cambodia Islam- Indonesia, Afghanistan Islam- Indonesia, Afghanistan Hinduism- India Hinduism- India Slide 8 BUDDHISM Dalai Lama- Head of the Buddhist religion Slide 9 Islamic Mosque in Indonesia Slide 10 Muslims gathering for time of prayer in Indonesia Slide 11 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 Slide 12 Three Gorges Dam in China Largest Dam in the World Largest Dam in the World Greatest building project in China since the Great Wall Greatest building project in China since the Great Wall Slide 13 Great Wall of China 4,000 Miles Long Slide 14 Mount Everest Slide 15 Everest Facts It is 29,017 feet tall It is 29,017 feet tall Highest point above sea level Highest point above sea level Over 3,000 people have climbed Everest Over 3,000 people have climbed Everest 203 People died trying 203 People died trying Costs $25,000 for permit to attempt try Costs $25,000 for permit to attempt try Slide 16 Slide 17 Taj Mahal Slide 18 Rising Economic Status The economic status of Asia is rapidly growing The economic status of Asia is rapidly growing Many of the worlds products are produced in Asia Many of the worlds products are produced in Asia Slide 19 Rising Economic Status There are several large and successful corporations in Asia There are several large and successful corporations in Asia Slide 20 Technology Hybrid Cars Hybrid Cars Zero Emission Factories (No Pollution) Zero Emission Factories (No Pollution) Bullet Trains- Transport people at 300 MPH Bullet Trains- Transport people at 300 MPH Slide 21 Watch ASIMO Run! Watch ASIMO Run! Workers making Austin Powers Dolls Woman inspecting cell phone circuit boards Slide 22 While China is rising in economic status the working conditions have not improved While China is rising in economic status the working conditions have not improved Many workers still work in sweat shops Many workers still work in sweat shops Slide 23 Communism Style of government in China and former Soviet Union Style of government in China and former Soviet Union Government owns factories and sets production levels and prices Government owns factories and sets production levels and prices

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