Political Map of Asia
Asia is the largest and the most populous continent in the world. Spread over an area of 17,212,000 square miles, Asia covers covers some 30 percent of the world's surface. It comprises around 4,164,252,000 people.
The continent of Asia is divided into 48 countries. Of these, two countries – Russia and Turkey – are partly located in Europe. Even though Russia has a part of its territory in Europe, the nation is still the largest in Asia. The other two nations with enormous territories are China and India, the second the third largest countries in Asia.
A number of water bodies surround the Asian continent. These include the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Indian Ocean to the south, on the east by the Bering Strait and the Pacific Ocean, and by the Red and Mediterranean Seas to the southwest. Some of the prominent seas in Asia are Yellow Sea, South China Sea, Red Sea, Black Sea, Caspian Sea, Aral Sea, Philippine Sea, and Sea of Okhotsk.
Get to know more about the continent and its countries by referring to the political map of Asia. The map depicts all the countries of the world. The international boundary separates each nation from the other. Further, each country is shown in a different color which makes it easier for the user to distinguish one country from the other. The capital city of each country is shown on the map. The bordering continents of Europe and Africa are also depicted.
|Asia Countries, Capitals and Currencies|
Last Updated on: June 14, 2017
|Brunei||Bandar Seri Begawan||Brunei Dollar|
|East Timor||Dili||U.S. Dollar|
|India||New Delhi||Indian Rupee|
|Kuwait||Kuwait City||Kuwaiti Dinar|
|Malaysia||Kuala Lumpur||Malaysian Ringgit|