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List of Countries on the Asian Continent and Their Capital Cities

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24 June 2024 22:29 WIB

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Asia is one of the continents in the world with a large area and a fairly dense population.

This continent, which is nicknamed the yellow continent because most of the population has yellowish skin, is divided into five regions, namely Southeast Asia, Central Asia, West Asia, East Asia and South Asia.

Each region on the Asian continent consists of several countries complete with their respective capital cities. To better understand what countries are on the Asian continent, below is a list of countries on the Asian continent and their capital cities that you need to know.

List of countries on the Asian continent and their capital cities

Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is located between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. This area is famous for its cultural diversity, language and natural beauty.

Southeast Asia consists of countries located on the mainland and islands. The following is a list of countries in Southeast Asia and their capital cities.

1. Brunei Darussalam: Bandar Seri Begawan

2. Cambodia: Phnom Penh

3. Philippines: Manila

4. Indonesia: Jakarta (However, it is planned to be moved to Nusantara in August 17, 2024)

5. Singapore: Singapore

6. Thailand: Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok)

7. Timor Leste: Dili

8. Laos: Vientiane

9. Vietnam: Hanoi

10. Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur

11. Myanmar: Naypyidaw

Central Asia

Central Asia is a region located in the heart of the Asian continent. This region includes five countries that were previously part of the Soviet Union.

Uniquely, the names of countries in Central Asia are almost the same because they end in -stan, for example Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. The following is a list of countries and capital cities in Central Asia.

1. Kazakhstan: Astana

2. Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek

3. Tajikistan: Dushanbe

4. Turkmenistan: Ashgabat

5. Uzbekistan: Tashkent

West Asia

West Asia is often called the Middle East. This region is an area rich in natural resources, especially oil and gas.

West Asia covers a number of countries with quite diverse cultural and historical backgrounds. Below is a list of countries in West Asia and their capital cities.

1. Saudi Arabia: Riyadh

2. Armenia: Yerevan

3. Azerbaijan: Baku

4. Bahrain: Manama

5. Georgia: Tbilisi

6. Iraq: Baghdad

7. Iran: Tehran

8. Israel: Tel Aviv

9. Kuwait: Kuwait City

10. Lebanon: Beirut

11. Syria: Damascus

12. Cyprus: Nicosia

13. Türkiye: Ankara

14. United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi

15. Oman: Muscat

16. Palestine: Jerusalem

17. Qatar: Doha

18. Jordan: Amman'

19. Yemen: Sanaa

East Asia

East Asia is a region on the Asian continent that is known for its advanced technology and is quite influential at the global level.

The East Asia region is the largest on the Asian continent and more than 40 percent of the population of the Asian continent is here. The following are five countries in the East Asia region and their capital cities.

1. China: Beijing

2. Japan: Tokyo

3. South Korea: Seoul

4. North Korea: Pyongyang

5. Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar

South Asia

Another region on the Asian continent, namely South Asia. This region includes 8 countries. One of the unique things about the South Asia region is that it has its own tectonic plate, which makes it called a subcontinent. The following are 8 countries that are included in the South Asia region.

1. Afghanistan: Kabul

2. Bangladesh: Dhaka

3. Bhutan: Thimphu

4. India: New Delhi

5. Maldives: Male

6. Nepal: Kathmandu

7. Pakistan: Islamabad

8. Sri Lanka: Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

That is the list of the 48 countries in Asia and all of their capital cities, respectively. We hope this information will be useful for you all dear readers.

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