Status:OK, so not an official continent in line with my other sections, but popular opinion is that the western parts of Asia are referred to as the Middle East and that region is centred around Western Asia, Turkey and Egypt.
Population:Over 411 Million (in 2018)
Countries Within: 17 – Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Languages Spoken: Over 1000 (some experts estimate almost 2000!)
Religions: Islam is the majority faith in all middle eastern countries with the exception of Israel.
The Old City of Damascus, Esfahan – Jaw-dropping Islamic architecture, Baalbek – Giant Roman ruins, Oman's coastline of Dhofar province