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Panoramabillede af Gennadiy Yakushev EXPERT Taget 06:33, 05/09/2011 - Views loading...

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A: Sobor - Astana - 3

Af Gennadiy Yakushev, 10 meter væk

Sobor - Astana - 3

B: Astana - Russian Orthodox Сhurch

Af Gumir Jamilov, 30 meter væk

Street 3D panoramas of Astana city. New capital is located in the north-central portion of Kazakhstan...

Astana - Russian Orthodox Сhurch

C:

Af Gennadiy Yakushev, 40 meter væk

D: Monument to those killed in Afghanistan

Af Gennadiy Yakushev, 890 meter væk

Monument to those killed in Afghanistan

E:

Af Gennadiy Yakushev, 1.4 km væk

F: Astana - Eurasian National University

Af Gumir Jamilov, 1.4 km væk

Street 3D panoramas of Astana city. New capital is located in the north-central portion of Kazakhstan...

Astana - Eurasian National University

G: Astana - Jewish Synagogue

Af Gumir Jamilov, 1.6 km væk

Street 3D panoramas of Astana city. New capital is located in the north-central portion of Kazakhstan...

Astana - Jewish Synagogue

H: Astana - Jer Ana (Mother Land) Monument

Af Gumir Jamilov, 1.7 km væk

Street 3D panoramas of Astana city. New capital is located in the north-central portion of Kazakhstan...

Astana - Jer Ana (Mother Land) Monument

I: Four Fountain

Af Gennadiy Yakushev, 1.8 km væk

Four Fountain

J:

Af Azat serzhan, 2.0 km væk

Dette panorama blev taget i Kazakhstan, Asia

Dette er et overblik over Asia

Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.

Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?

China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.

Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.

Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.

I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.

The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.

China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.

Text by Steve Smith.

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