Geography

Geography: The Countries and Territories of Asia

Political map of Asia. Image credit: mapsopensource.com.

The following are the countries and territories of Asia:

Asia

Country Capital Official Language(s) Demonym
 Afghanistan Kabul Dari, Pashto Afghan
 Armenia1 Yerevan Armenian Armenian
 Azerbaijan2 Baku Azerbaijani Azerbaijani
 Bahrain Manama Arabic Bahraini
 Bangladesh Dhaka Bengali Bangladeshi
 Bhutan Thimpu Dzonghka Bhutanese
 Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan Malay Bruneian
 Cambodia Phnom Penh Khmer Cambodian
 China Beijing Standard Chinese Chinese
 Cyprus Nicosia Greek, Turkish Cypriot
 Georgia3 Tbilisi Georgian Georgian
 India New Delhi English, Hindi Indian
 Indonesia Jakarta Indonesian Indonesian
 Iran Tehran Farsi (Persian) Iranian, Persian
 Iraq Baghdad Arabic, Kurdish Iraqi
 Israel Jerusalem Hebrew, Arabic Israeli
 Japan Tokyo Japanese Japanese
 Jordan Amman Arabic Jordanian
 Kazakhstan Asmara Kazakh, Russian Kazakhstani
 Korea, North Pyongyang Korean North Korean
 Korea, South Seoul Korean South Korean
 Kuwait Kuwait City Arabic Kuwaiti
 Kyrgyzstan Bishkek Kyrgyz, Russian Kyrgyz
 Laos Vientiane Lao Laotian, Lao
 Lebanon Beirut Arabic Lebanese
 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Malay Malaysian
 Maldives Malé Maldivian (Dhivehi) Maldivian
 Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Mongolian Mongolian
 Myanmar (Burma) Naypyidaw Burmese Burmese
 Nepal Kathmandu Nepali Nepali, Nepalese, Gurkha
 Oman Muscat Arabic Omani
 Pakistan Islamabad English, Urdu Pakistani
 Palestine Ramallah Arabic Palestinian
 Philippines Manila Filipino, Tagalog, English Filipino
 Qatar Doha Arabic Qatari
 Russia4 Moscow Russian Russian
 Saudi Arabia Riyadh Arabic Saudi, Saudi Arabian
 Singapore Singapore English, Malay, Mandarin, Tamil Singaporean
 Sri Lanka Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo Sinhala, Tamil Sri Lankan
 Syria Damascus Arabic Syrian
 Taiwan (Chinese Taipei) Taipei Standard Chinese Taiwanese
 Tajikistan Dushanbe Tajik Tajikistani
 Thailand Bangkok Thai Thai
 Timor-Leste (East Timor) Dili Portuguese, Tetum East Timorese
 Turkey5 Ankara Turkish Turkish
 Turkmenistan Ashgabat Turkmen Turkmen
 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Arabic Emirati
 Uzbekistan Tashkent Uzbek Uzbekistani
 Viet Nam Hanoi Vietnamese Vietnamese
 Yemen Sana’a Arabic Yemeni

1 Armenia is geographically part of both Europe and Asia.
2 Azerbaijan is geographically part of both Europe and Asia.
3 Georgia is geographically part of both Europe and Asia.
4 Russia is geographically part of both Europe and Asia.
5 Turkey is geographically part of both Europe and Asia.

Territories

Country Capital Official Language(s) Demonym
Akrotiri and Dhekelia (UK) Episkopi Cantonment English, Greek, Turkish
 British Indian Ocean Territory (UK) Diego Garcia English
 Hong Kong (CHI) Hong Kong Chinese, English, Cantonese Hongkonger, Hong Kongese
 Macau (CHI) Macau Chinese, Portuguese, Cantonese Macanese
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