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Largest continent both by area & by population. Home to over 4.3 billion people, area of 17,212,000 sq miles, continent contains 48 countries. Turkey & Russian Federation span across Europe & Asia. Landforms include Himalayas, Gobi Desert, Central Siberian Plateau, Siberian plain, Manchurian Plain, Qilian Shan, Arabian Peninsula, Zagras Mountains, and the many islands. Highest peaks include Mt Everest, Gongga Shan, K2, Belukha, Klyuchevskaya Sopka, Gora Elbrus, Nanda Devi, & Dhaulagiri.
Russia’s emergence as a key player in both Europe and Asia was a crucial development in the early modern era. The Russian empire was different from those in the West, but its effect was enormous on two continents in this era.
In the Middle East and North Africa, the once powerful civilizations of Byzantium and the Abbasids had crumbled. The Byzantine Empire was pressed by Ottoman Turks; Constantinople fell in 1453. The Abbasids were destroyed by the Mongols in 1258.