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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)

U.S. Secretary Elaine L. Chao's Special Message for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Americans

In the News

According to the the Demographic Statistical Atlas in 2018, for Atlantic City, the Asian population is as follows:

 

Indian 6,455 2.36%
Chinese 3,826 1.40%
Filipino    2,981 1.09%
Japanese 143 0.05%
Korean 1,107 0.40%
Vietnamese 3,619 1.32%
Bangladeshi 2,058 0.75%
Pakistani 1,269 0.46%
Thai 127 0.05%
Mixed 537 0.20%
Laotian 165 0.06%
Not Specified 146 0.05%  

DVDs

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