A map depicting the area generally identified as comprising the Asia-Pacific region.

Overview of learning thread one

In this learning thread we will begin our exploration of the Asia-Pacific region.



On successful completion of this section, you will be able to:

  • identify the countries that comprise Asia and the Pacific,
  • explain the geographic diversity that exists in the region,
  • provide a concise country profile of one of the countries located in the Asia-Pacific region.



The Asia-Pacific region covers a wide geographical area, with diverse landscapes, societies, religions, cultures and economies. Because of the diversity area is often misunderstood. We invite you to share your thoughts on economics of the region by posting on WENotes below. For example:

  • I appreciate ….. about <country>.
  • When I visited <country> I noticed ….
  • Did you know that in <country> …..

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