Fact #1 - The deepest lake
The deepest lake on earth is Lake Baikal in Siberia. At its deepest point it is up to 1,642 meters deep.
Fact #2 - Hygiene
In many areas of Asia, toilet paper is considered unhygienic. To clean it, use water and your left hand, so it is not used for eating.
Fact #3 - Alcohol consumption
Ever heard the rumor that Asians can't hold their liquor? This is because almost half of the population lacks an enzyme that breaks down alcohol.
Fact #4 - Mountains
The 14 largest mountains in the world, also known as the eight-thousanders, are all located on the Asian continent. Ten of them are part of the Himalaya Mountains.
Fact #5 - Average IQ
The three countries with the highest average intelligence ratios are all in Asia. They are Singapore with an IQ of 108, South Korea with an IQ of 106 and Japan with an IQ of 105.
Fact #6 - Tea
Tea probably originated in China, no wonder that the most expensive tea in the world comes from China. Pu-Erh tea costs up to 15 Euros per gram.
Fact #7 - The biggest building
The largest building in the world is located on the Asian continent. It is the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Although, the Taipei 101 or the Shanghai Tower are not exactly small.
Fact #8 - Rice
Rice is an important ingredient in Asian cuisine. So important, in fact, that about 90% of the rice produced worldwide is consumed on the Asian continent.
Fact #9 - River cruise
You can take the longest river cruise in the world on the Yangtze. The cruise has a length of an amazing 2253 kilometers.
Fact #10 - More superlatives
Asia also has the largest lake, the most populous country and city, the largest country in terms of area and much, much more.