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Year 6 HASS: Geography Term 2

Resources to support the study of Year 6 Humanities Arts and Social Sciences

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Getting to know Asia

What encompasses Asia?

Asia can be defined in geographical terms, but it can also be described in terms of cultural, religious, historical and language boundaries or commonalities.

While Asia obviously  includes West and Central Asia, also consider the sub-regions of:

  • North-East Asia including China, Japan, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea and Taiwan
  • South-East Asia including Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam
  • South Asia including Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.