Discovering the History and Geography of East Asia
A Region Filled With Natural
and Man-Made Wonders
by Samuel Garduño, age 8
Eastern Asia is a large part of the world that includes China, Japan, Mongolia, North and South Korea, and Taiwan. Much of these areas are covered by harsh terrain, including distant mountains, massive deserts, and parched grasslands. Eastern Asia also has many valleys, plains, and fast flowing rivers.
China is one large part of Eastern Asia. 80 percent of China’s 1.4 billion people live in the countryside and farm on the land. In Chinese cities, housing is hard to find, so people live in crowded conditions. With the world's largest population, Chinese citizens often struggle for food and education. [Read More]