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A: Bogd Museum

by D.Tulga, 330 meters away

Bogd Museum

B: Bogd Khan Palace Museum

by D.Tulga, 430 meters away

Bogd Khan Palace Museum

C: Bogd khan Palace museum

by D.Tulga, 500 meters away

Bogd khan Palace museum

D: Gerelt Zul Urguh Yoslol

by D.Tulga, 570 meters away

Gerelt Zul Urguh Yoslol

E: National Stadium

by D.Tulga, 700 meters away

National Stadium

F: Mahatma Gandhi monument

by D.Tulga, 1.4 km away

Mahatma Gandhi monument in Ulaanbaatar. Gandhi's Seven Deadly Sins Wealth without Work Pleasure witho...

Mahatma Gandhi monument

G: Circus

by D.Tulga, 1.4 km away


I: Buddha Garden

by Batbayar, 1.6 km away

Buddha Garden

J: Drum Of Buddha Garden

by D.Tulga, 1.6 km away

Golden Buddha (23 meters tall) offered by the Tibetan Lama Gurdava Rinpoche, revolutionary hero monum...

Drum Of Buddha Garden

This panorama was taken in Ulaanbaatar, Asia

This is an overview of 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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