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Geography of Asia reviews geographical concepts of classifying Asia , the central and eastern part of Eurasia , comprising approximately fifty countries. The land mass of Asia is not the sum of the land masses of each of its regions, which have been defined independently of the whole. For example, the borders of Central Asia and the Middle East depend on who is defining them and for what purpose. These varying definitions are not generally reflected in the map of Asia as a whole; for example, Egypt is typically included in the Middle East, but not in Asia, even though the Middle East is a division of Asia. The border with Europe starts with the coast of the eastern Mediterranean, even though Turkey in the Near East extends partly into the Aegean Islands and includes Istanbul on the European side of the Bosphorus.
We know that India is colliding with Asia since 50 million years, which builds the Himalayas. But before that, where was India? India was still a part of the supercontinent called Gondwana some million years ago.
Disney has given its operations in Asia a major revamp. The new structure replaces a pan-Asia organization that was previously headed by Paul Candland. He is expected to head into retirement after some 19 years with Disney. The South Asia hub is to be headed from Oct. He was previously India head in