The Asian Continent

The Asian Continent

There are 50 Countries dividing the Asian Continent and 2 territories, the Continents borders are surrounded by the Arctic Ocean from the north, the Pacific Ocean from the East and the Indian Ocean from the South, the European borders with Asia are divided by the Mediterranean and Black Sea, the Caucasus Mountains and the Caspian Sia, the Ural River and Ural Mountains. Asian Borders with Africa are divided by the Suez Canal.

The Smallest of these countries is the Maldives which is famous for its beach resorts and the largest country is Russia, which occupies 30% of the total continents land, followed by China and then India.

Asia and Europe have countries which have at least a small portion of their countries land to be on multiple continents, these countries are known as “Transcontinental”, Transcontinental countries: Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russian and Turkey.

Armenia and Cyprus are politically considered part of the European countries however due to their geographical location they are West Asia territories.

List of countries in Asia (Alphabetical Order)

A B C
Afghanistan
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Brunei
Cambodia
China
Cyprus
G I J
Georgia India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Israel
Japan
Jordan
L M N
Laos
Lebanon
Malaysia
Maldives
Mongolia
Myanmar (Burma)
Nepal
North Korea
O P Q
Oman Pakistan
Palestine
Philippines
Qatar
R S T
Russia Saudi Arabia
Singapore
South Korea
Sri Lanka
Syria
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Turkey
Turkmenistan
U V Y
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Uzbekistan
Vietnam Yemen

Dependencies or other territories

Independent states that are part of China, however, they are self-government but all have one understanding and policy “One country, two systems”

H M
Hong Kong (China) Macao (China)
  • Asian Countries Land Size

Asian population by country

  • China (31.35%)
  • India (29.72%)
  • Indonesia (5.84%)
  • Pakistan (4.39%)
  • Bangladesh (3.63%)
  • Russia (3.19%)
  • Japan (2.81%)
  • Philippines (2.28%)
  • Other (16.79%)

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