Many of the major countries in South Asia have a shared history as once being part of the British Empire, including India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Organizations like the United Nations, the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation, and the South Asia Free Trade Agreement have varying definitions of the South Asian Region.
The Political Map of South Asia also shows the countries of Southeast Asia, including island nations the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore. The nations of South Asia and Southeast Asia are adjacent to the Indian Ocean.
Last Updated On : February 13, 2013