Welcome to East Asia
East Asia is the eastern part of Asia, it used to be described by Europeans as the Far East.
The influence of ancient Chinese culture on the area is the equivalent to impact of the Greek and Roman influences around the Mediterranean basin. The region was the cradle of ancient civilizations such as ancient Korea, the Mongol Empire, Imperial China and ancient Japan.
The region contains huge cosmopolitan cities such as Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul and Tokyo.