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Where We Work: Asia

10/40 Window | Africa | Asia | Middle East

Asian Women

Asian Man

Asia is the largest of the earth’s seven continents. Its 4.2 billon people account for almost 60 percent of the world’s population. Asia includes 49 countries and assorted island independencies. Seven out of 10 most populated countries are in Asia. Not only is Asia the birthplace of Buddhism, Hinduism, Daoism, Shinto, Sikhism, Confucianism and Jainism, the continent is also home to the largest Muslim population in the world. Indonesia, a country of immense wealth and heart-breaking poverty, is the world's largest Muslim nation, followed by Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh.

Nations for Jesus is involved in church planting, training indigenous leaders, leadership development and helping the poor and needy through compassion projects.

Do you know?

  • Asia is the largest of the earth’s seven continents.
  • About 60% of the world’s total population lives Asia.
  • Asia is the birth place for several major religions.
  • Its 4.2 billion people account for three fifths of the world’s population.
  • Most of the world’s Muslims live in Asia.
  • Muslim 25%; Hindu 22%; Buddhist 11%; Chinese religions 10%; Christian 9% (3.6% evangelical); nonreligious/other 23%.

Countries in Asia

East Asia South-East Asia South Asia
China
Japan
Mongolia
North Korea
South Korea
Taiwan
Brunei
Darussalam
Cambodia
Indonesia
Laos
Malaysia
Myanmar
Philippines
Singapore
Thailand
Timor
Vietnam
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Bhutan
India
Maldives
Nepal
Pakistan
Sri Lanka

Learn more about our work in these locations: 10/40 Window | Africa | Asia | Middle East

 

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