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A: House at China Fort Beruwala

by Gazaly, 8.8 km away

House at China Fort Beruwala

B: Masjid at China Fort , Beruwala

by Gazaly, 8.8 km away

Masjid at China Fort , Beruwala

C: Awleya Island

by ahmadalkaff, 10.9 km away

a trip to the island of Awleya 12/4/10

Awleya Island

D: Bentota

by luis davilla, 15.4 km away

Bentota

F: Indururuwa Beach

by Sergey kikot, 21.3 km away

Indururuwa Beach

G: Induruwa beach 2014

by Sergey kikot, 21.4 km away

Induruwa,  summer, beach, ocean.

Induruwa beach 2014

H: Induruwa Beach - Sri Lanka 2014

by Sergey kikot, 21.5 km away

Induruwa Beach - Sri Lanka 2014

Induruwa Beach - Sri Lanka 2014

I: Colombo to Galle Railway

by Martin Broomfield, 23.6 km away

When the tsunami struck Sri Lanka on 26th December 2004, even the coastline south of the capital, Col...

Colombo to Galle Railway

J: Fish Farm / Madu Ganga / Sri Lanka

by Banick, 29.4 km away

Fish farm at Madu Ganga. Sri Lanka

Fish Farm / Madu Ganga / Sri Lanka

This panorama was taken in Sri Lanka, 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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