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Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month: Home

Asian-Pacific Heritage Websites

Music

Look for Asian music CDs in our music collection, they are marked with a "Q", and then the country, i.e. China or India.

Asian Pacific Countries

The Asia-Pacific region generally includes:

  • Australia
  • Brunei
  • Cambodia
  • People's Republic of China
  • Hong Kong
  • Macau
  • Fiji
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Kiribati
  • North Korea
  • South Korea
  • Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Marshall Islands
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Nauru
  • New Zealand
  • Palau
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines
  • Samoa
  • Singapore
  • Solomon Islands
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Tonga
  • Republic of China (Taiwan)
  • Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • United States Territories -
  • American Samoa
  • Guam
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Sometimes included -
  • India (member of the East Asia Summit)
  • Mongolia (landlocked country in East Asia)
  • Myanmar (Burma) (member of the ASEAN)
  • Russia (the Russian Far East borders the Pacific Ocean)

2016 Deptartment of Justice Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration

Asian Americans

In the News

According to the American Community Survey, 2014, for Atlantic City, the Asian population is as follows:

Asian 6,410   16.2%  
Asian Indian 1,012   2.6%  
Chinese 1,115   2.8%  
Filipino 410   1.0%  
Japanese 19   0.0%  
Korean 166   0.4%  
Vietnamese 1,635   4.1%  
Other Asian 2,053   5.2%  

DVDs

Don't miss the movies in Chinese, Hindi etc. in the foreign language films area!