Asia is in the Northern hemisphere, except for parts of Indonesia. Asia is the largest and most populated of the seven continents. Asia also lies entirely in the Eastern hemisphere.
The equator or the 0 degrees latitude divides the Earth into the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Large parts of Asia lie to the north of the equator. The Prime meridian or 0 degrees longitude divides the Earth into the Eastern and Western hemispheres. Asia lies to the east of the Prime meridian. The density of population in Asia is high. Asia has 48 countries and two countries, Russia and Turkey, lie in Europe too. China and India, two of the most populated countries, lie in Asia.