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Asia

A' zhuh, a continent bounded by Europe and the Arctic, Pacific, and Indian oceans


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SUBDIVISIONS
Afghanistan JapanJapan
Local Name Nippon. Area 145,711 sq mi. Population 127,253,075. Capital Tokyo.
Arab World (General)Arab World (General)
the nations of North Africa and the Middle East where Arabic is the principal language
JordanJordan
Local Name Al Mamlakah al Urduniyah al Hashimiyah. Area 35,628 sq mi. Population 8,185,384. Capital Amman.
Arabian PeninsulaArabian Peninsula
Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, etc.
Korea
BangladeshBangladesh
Local Name Gana Prajatantri Bangladesh. Area 55,598 sq mi. Population 163,654,860. Capital Dhaka.
Laos
BhutanBhutan
Local Name Druk Gyalkhap. Area 14,824 sq mi. Population 733,643. Capital Thimphu.
Lebanon
Brunei MalaysiaMalaysia
Total Area 127,316 sq mi. Population 30,073,353. Capital Kuala Lumpur.
Burma
also known as Myanmar
Maldives
Cambodia Mongolia
ChinaChina NepalNepal
Local Name Sanghiya Laktantrik Ganatantra Nepal. Area 54,362 sq mi. Population 31,551,305. Capital Kathmandu.
CyprusCyprus
Local Names Kypriaki Dimokratia (Greek), Kibris Çumhuriyeti (Turkish). Area 3,572 sq mi. Population 788,457. Capital Nicosia.
PakistanPakistan
IndiaIndia
Local Name Bharat. Area 1,269,346 sq mi. Population 1,220,800,359. Capital New Delhi.
PhilippinesPhilippines
Local Name Republika ng Pilipinas. Total Area 115,831 sq mi. Population 102,624,209. Capital Manila.
IndonesiaIndonesia
Local Name Republik Indonesia. Total Area 741,034 sq mi. Population 253,609,643. Capital Jakarta.
Singapore
IranIran
formerly known as Persia
Sri Lanka
IraqIraq SyriaSyria
Local Name Al Jumhuriyah al Arabiyah as Suriyah. Area 71,448 sq mi. Population 17,185,170. Capital Damascus.
IsraelIsrael Thailand
formerly known as Siam
  VietnamVietnam
Local Name Cong Hoa Xa Hoi Chu Nghia Viet Nam. Area 127,210 sq mi. Population 94,348,835. Capital Hanoi.

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