Temperate Asia — biogeographical region in temperate climate Asia.
Includes countries in Asia between 18°N and the Arctic Circle, including the Japanese islands, the Korean Peninsula, Mongolia, most parts of China, Asian Russia, and the Tibetan Plateau.
The east–west distance of the area is about 8,000 kilometres (5,000 mi), and its north–south extent is about 5,000 kilometres (3,100 mi).
Political subdivisions within Asia Temperate include:
- parts of Category:China:
- Korean Peninsula (North Korea, South Korea)
- Russia: Far Eastern District (Eastern Siberia, Russian Far East)
- Tibetan Plateau (Tibet
- ; Robert T. Watson, Marufu C. Zinyowera and Richard H. Moss "Chapter 10: Temperate Asia" in IPCC Working Group II , ed. The Regional Impacts of Climate Change: An Assessment of Vulnerability, IPCC Special Reports on Climate Change, November 1997 Cambridge University Press IPCC Working Group II, for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Retrieved on .