Continent Size: Asia is the largest continent in area at 43,820,000 sq km, (16,920,000 sq miles)
Percent of Earth's Land: 29.5%
Largest Country: Russia, including European Russia, at 17,075,200 sq km, (6,592,768 sq miles) (see map)
Highest Point: Mt. Everest in Nepal at 29,029ft (8,848m) (see map)
Geographic Center: Located in China at approximately 43° 40´ N 87° 19´ E. (see map)
Vertical Length: (as the crow flies)From Vorkuta, Russia, south to Jakarta, Indonesia: 5,465 miles (8,795 km) (see map)
Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point measurements. They are curved slightly here to indicate curvature of the earth and to make the map text more readable in some areas.