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Asia -the world's largest and most populous continent- encompasses some of the most beautiful countries in the world. Mystery, untainted nature, splendid panorama and unique traditions are among the few attributes that characterize this far-away land. Come with us in a virtual trip to discover the best countries in Asia!
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Philippines

Total area: 299,764 Population: 91,983,000 (2009 estimate) Density: 306.6/km2 Currency: Peso Official language(s): Filipino Capital: Manila Governement: Unitary presidential constitutional republic Internet TLD: .ph Calling code: +63     Philippines is a country in Southeast Asia and comprises about 7,100 islands. The country shares bord...

India

Total area: 3,287,263 km2 Population: 1,193,121,000 (2011 estimate)Density: 363/km2 Currency: Indian rupee Official language(s): Hindi, EnglishCapital: New DelhiGovernement: Federal parliamentary constitutional republicInternet TLD: .inCalling code: +91   India is a country located in South Asia and it shares borders with Pakistan and the Arabian S...

South Korea

Total area: 100,210 km2 Population: 48,875,000 (2010 estimate) Density: 491/km2 Currency: South Korean won (₩) Official language: Korean Capital: Seoul Governement: Presidential republic Internet TLD: .kr Calling code: +82   South Korea is a country located in Eastern Asia and occupies the second half of the Korean Peninsula. It is bound by China t...

Malaysia

Total area: 329,847 km2 Population: 27,565,821 Density: 83.57/km2 Currency: Ringgit (RM) Official language(s): Bahasa Malaysia Capital: Kuala Lumpur[a] Governement: Federal constitutional elective monarchy and Federal parliamentary democracy Internet TLD: .my Calling code: +60     Malaysia is a country is Southeast Asia. South China Sea s...

Sri Lanka

Total area: 65,610 km2 Population: 20,238,000 (2009 estimate) Density: 308.4/km2 Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR) Official language(s): Sinhala, Tamil Capital: Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte Government: Democratic Socialist Republic Internet TLD: .lk Calling code: +94     Sri Lanka is an island nation in South Asia. It is surrounded by the Ind...

Japan

Total area: 377,944 km2 Population: 127,360,000 (2010 estimate)Density: 337.1/km2 Currency: International Symbol ¥ Pronounced (Yen)Capital: Tokyo (de facto)Governement: Unitary parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchyInternet TLD: .jpCalling code: +81   Japon is a country in East Asia composed of 6,852 islands. The four largest islands are Honshu, Hok...

Pakistan

Total area: 796,095 km2 Population: 170.6 million (2011 estimate) Density: 214.3/km2 Currency: Pakistani Rupee (Rs.) Official language: Urdu Capital: Islamabad Government: Federal Parliamentary republic Internet TLD: .pk Calling code: +92       Pakistan is a country in South Asia and benefits from a strategic positioning between t...

Thailand

Total area: 513,120 km2 Population: 65,998,436 (2010 estimate) Density: 132.1/km2 Currency: Baht (฿) Official language: Thai Capital: Bangkok Government: Parliamentary democracy and Constitutional monarchy Internet TLD: .th Calling code: +66     Thailand is located in South East Asia and shares borders to the north with Burma and Laos, to...

Bangladesh

Total area: 147,570 km2 Population: 164.4 million (2009 estimate) Density: 1,099.3/km2 Currency: Taka (BDT) Official language(s): Bangla Capital: Dhaka Governement: Unitary state and parliamentary democracy Internet TLD: .bd Calling code: +880   Bangladesh is a country in South Asia and it shares borders with India, Burma to the southeast...

China

Total area: 9,671,018 km²Population: 1,338,612,968 (2010 estimate)Density: 139.6/km2 Currency: Chinese yuan (renminbi)Official language(s): Putonghua Capital: BeijingGovernement: Single party-led state Internet TLD: .cnCalling code: +86   China is a state situated in eastern Asia. It is bordered by Afghanistan, Bhutan, Burma, India, Kazakhstan, North ...

Singapore

Total area: 710.2 km2 Population: 4,987,600 (2009 estimate) Density: 7,022/km2 Currency: Singapore dollar Official language(s): English, Malay, Chinese, Tamil Capital: Singapore Governement: Parliamentary republic Internet TLD: .sg Calling code: +65     Singapore is a city-state island that lies between Malaysia and Indonesia. Singapore is ...

Vietnam

Total area: 331.698 km2 Population: 90,549,390 Density: 259/km2 Currency: đồng (₫) Official language: Vietnamese Capital: Hanoi Government: Unitary socialist republic, Single-party state Internet TLD: .vn Calling code: +84     Vietnam is a country located in Southeast Asia and occupies the Indochina Peninsula. It shares borders with the S...

Indonesia

Total area: 1,919,440 km2 Population: 238,000,000 (2009 estimate)Density: 123.76/km2 Currency: Rupiah (IDR)Official language(s): IndonesianCapital: JakartaGovernement: Unitary presidential republicInternet TLD: .idCalling code: +62   Indonesia is a country located in Southeast Asia and Oceania, including 17,508 islands. The country is bordered by Papu...

Nepal

Total area: 147,181 km2 Population: 29,331,000 (2009 estimate) Density: 199.3/km2 Currency: Nepalese rupee (NPR) Official language: Nepali Capital: Kathmandu (Nepali: काठमाडौं) Government: Republic Internet TLD: .np Calling code: 977       Nepal is a country in South Asia. It is located in the Himalayas and bound to the north by C...

Taiwan

Total area: 35,980 km2 Population: 23,142,460 (2010 estimate) Density: 668/km2 Currency: Taiwan dollar Official language(s): Mandarin Chinese Capital: Taipei City Internet TLD: .tw Calling code: 886     Taiwan is an island located in East Asia in the Western Pacific Ocean. Known rather for its technological advances than a great holiday spot, Taiwan remains...

Afghanistan

Total area: 647,500 km2 Population: 28,395,716(2010 estimate) Density: 43.5/km2 Currency: Afghani (AFN) Official language(s): Dari (Persian) and Pashto Capital: Kabul Governement: Islamic republic Internet TLD: .af Calling code: +93   Afghanistan is a landlocked country located in south-central Asia.  It shares borders with Pakistan in ...

Armenia

Total area: 29,743 km2 Population: 3,262,200(2010 estimate) Density: 108.4/km2 Currency: Dram (դր.) Official language: Armenian Capital: Yerevan Governement: Presidential republic Internet TLD: .am Calling code: +374   Located in the Caucasus region of Eurasia, Armenia is set right at the juncture of Western Asia and Eastern Europe and shares b...

Bhutan

Total area: 38,816 km2 Population: 691,141 (2009 estimate) Density: 18.1/km2 Currency: Ngultrum Official language: Dzongkha Capital: Thimphu Governement: Constitutional democratic monarchy Internet TLD: .bt Calling code: +975     Bhutan is a small landlocked country located in South Asia and shares borders with India to the south, east and wes...

Cambodia

Total area: 181,035 km2 Population: 14,805,000 (2010 estimate) Density: 81.8/km2 Currency: Riel (KHR) Official language(s): Khmer Capital: Phnom Penh Governement: Constitutional monarchy, Parliamentary representative democracy Internet TLD: .kh Calling code: 855   Cambodia is a country located in Southeast Asia that is bordered by Thailand ...

Georgia

Total area: 69,700 Population: 4,636,400 (2010 estimate)Density: 68.1/km2 Currency: Lari (ლ)Official language(s): GeorgianCapital: TbilisiGovernement: Unitary semi-presidential republicInternet TLD: .geCalling code: 995   Georgia is a state in the Caucasus region of Eurasia, located at the juncture of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. The country is ...

North Korea

Total area: 120,540 km2 Population: 24,051,218 (2009 estimate) Density: 198.3/km2 Currency: North Korean won (₩) Official language: Korean Capital: Pyongyang Governement: Juche republic, unitary single-party republic, military dictatorship Internet TLD: .kp Calling code: +850      North Korea is a country located in Eastern Asia and ...

Azerbaijan

Total area: 86,600 km2 Population: 9,047,000 (2010 estimate) Density: 103/km2 Currency: Manat (AZN) Official language: Azerbaijani Capital: Baku Governement: Presidential republic Internet TLD: .az Calling code: +994   Azerbaijan is the largest country in the Caucasus and it is positioned at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. ...

Brunei

Total area: 5,765 km2 Population: 395,027 (2010 estimate) Density: 67.3/km2 Currency: Brunei dollar (BND) Official language(s): Malay (Bahasa Melayu) Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan Governement: Absolute monarchy Internet TLD: .bn Calling code: 673   Brunei is a state located in Southeast Asia, on the north coast of the Borneo Island. It is bo...

Kazakhstan

Total area: 2,724,900 km2 Population: 16,433,000 (2011 estimate)Density: 5.94/km2 Currency: Tenge Official language(s):Kazakh, RussianCapital: AstanaGovernement: Presidential republicInternet TLD: .kzCalling code: +7-7, +7-7   Kazakhstan is a country located in Central Asia and Eastern Europe. It is the ninth largest country and the largest landlock...

Kyrgyzstan

Total area: 199,900 km2 Population: 5,482,000 (2009 estimate) Density: 27.4/km2 Currency: Som (KGS) Official language(s):Kyrgyz, Russian Capital: Bishkek Governement: Parliamentary republic Internet TLD: .kg Calling code: 996   Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked and mountainous country located in Central Asia and shares borders with Kazakhstan to t...

Laos

Total area: 236,800 km2 Population: 6.8 million (2009 estimate) Density: 26.7/km2 Currency: Kip (LAK) Official language(s): Lao Capital: Vientiane Governement: Socialist republic, Communist single-party state Internet TLD: .la Calling code: 856     Laos is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia and it is bound by Burma and China to the no...

Maldives

Total area: 298 km2 Population: 396,334 (2010 estimate) Density: 1,036.9/km2 Currency: Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR) Official language(s): Dhivehi Capital: Malé Governement: Presidential republic Internet TLD: .mv Calling code: 960     Maldives is an island nation located in the Indian Ocean. It is composed of twenty-six atolls accountin...

Mongolia

Total area: 1,564,115.75 km2 Population: 2,736,800 (December 2009 estimate) Density: 1.75/km2 Currency: Tögrög (MNT) Official language: Mongolian Capital: Ulan Bator Governement: Parliamentary republic Internet TLD: .mn Calling code: 976     Mongolia is a country in Eastern and Central Asia. It shares borders with Russia to the ...

Myanmar

Total area: 676,578 km2 Population: 55,400,000 (2009 estimate) Density: 73.9/km2 Currency: kyat (K) Official language: Burmese Capital: Naypyidaw Governement: Presidential republic, military dictatorship Internet TLD: .mm Calling code: +95     Myanmar is a country located in Southeast Asia. The country shares borders with Chine to the nor...

Tajikistan

Total area: 143,100 km2 Population: 7,995,754 (2010 estimate) Density: 48.6/km2 Currency: Somoni (TJS) Official language: Tajik Capital: Dushanbe Governement: Unitary semi-presidential republic Internet TLD: .tj Calling code: 992     Tajikistan is a country located in Central Asia and shares borders to the north with Kyrgyzstan, to the ea...

Turkmenistan

Total area: 488,100 km2 Population: 5,110,000 (2009 estimate) Density: 10.5/km2 Currency: Turkmen new manat (TMT) Official language: Turkmen Capital: Ashgabat Governement: Presidential republic Single-party state Internet TLD: .tm Calling code: 993     Turkmenistan is a country located in Central Asia and shares borders with Kazakhstan to...

Uzbekistan

Total area: 447,400 km2 Population: 27,606,007 (2009 estimate) Density: 61.4/km2 Currency: Uzbekistan som Official language: Uzbek Capital: Tashkent Government: Presidential Republic Internet TLD: .uz Calling code: +998       Uzbekistan is located right in the heart of Central Asia. Uzbekistan is bordered by Kazakhstan to the nort...

East Timor

Total area: 14,874 km2 Population: 1,066,582 (2010 estimate) Density: 76.2/km2 Currency: U.S. Dollar (USD) Official language(s): Tetum and Portuguese Capital: Dili Government: Parliamentary republic Internet TLD: .tl Calling code: +670     East Timor, also referred to as Timor-Leste in Portuguese, is a state in Southeast Asia. East Timor ...


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