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Need some geography help? Here's a list of all countries in Asia, with their capitals. List of Asian nations, which consists of Asian countries and capitals, can be found here. The list of Asian countries and list of Asian capitals is alphabetical. Countries that are Asian can also be sorted according to column. Whether you have a geography test to study for or you're simply curious about how many countries are in Asia, you can find them all right here. 

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Afghanistan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries In Asia
Kabul Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia. It has a population of approximately 31 million people, making it ...more

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Armenia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries In Asia
Yerevan Armenia, officially the Republic of Armenia, is a mountainous country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located in the north of Western Asia, it is bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia ...more

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Azerbaijan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries In Asia
Baku Azerbaijan, officially the Republic of Azerbaijan, is a contiguous transcontinental presidential republic in the Caucasus region, situated at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. ...more

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Bahrain is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries In Asia
Manama Bahrain, officially the Kingdom of Bahrain, is a small island country situated near the western shores of the Persian Gulf. It is an archipelago with Bahrain Island, the largest land mass, at 55 ...more

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Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries In Asia
Dhaka Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia; and is bordered by India to its west, north and east; Burma to its southeast and separated from Nepal and ...more

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Bhutan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries In Asia
Thimphu Bhutan, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked country in South Asia at the eastern end of the Himalayas. It is bordered to the north by China and to the south, east and west by ...more

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British Indian Ocean Territory is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries In Asia
The British Indian Ocean Territory is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom situated in the Indian Ocean halfway between Tanzania and Indonesia. The territory comprises the seven atolls of ...more

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Brunei is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries In Asia
Bandar Seri Begawan Brunei officially the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace, is a sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. Apart from its coastline with the South ...more

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Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Countries In Asia
Phnom Penh Cambodia, officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia and once known as the Khmer Empire, is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. Its total ...more

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China is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Countries In Asia
Beijing China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state located in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country, with a population of over 1.35 billion. The PRC is a ...more

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Christmas Island is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Countries In Asia
Flying Fish Cove The Territory of Christmas Island is a territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean, composed solely of that island. It has a population of 2,072 residents who live in a number of "settlement ...more

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Cocos (Keeling) Islands is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Countries In Asia
West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands The Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, also called Cocos Islands and Keeling Islands, is a territory of Australia, located in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Christmas Island and ...more

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Cyprus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Countries In Asia
Nicosia Cyprus, officially the Republic of Cyprus, is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Cyprus is the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean, and a member ...more

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Georgia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Countries In Asia
Tbilisi Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the ...more

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Hong Kong is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Countries In Asia
Hong Kong, officially known as Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is a city on the southern coast of China at the Pearl River Estuary and the South China ...more

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India is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Countries In Asia
New Delhi India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most ...more

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Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Countries In Asia
Jakarta Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia. Indonesia is an archipelago comprising thousands of islands. With an estimated total population of over ...more

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Iran is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Countries In Asia
Tehran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Western Asia. It is bordered to the northwest by Armenia, the de facto independent Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, ...more

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Iraq is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Countries In Asia
Baghdad Iraq, officially the Republic of Iraq, is a country in Western Asia. The country borders Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the ...more

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Israel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Countries In Asia
Jerusalem Israel or, officially the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia, situated at the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. It shares land borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria in ...more

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Japan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Countries In Asia
Tokyo Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in ...more

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Jordan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Countries In Asia
Amman Jordan, officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, is an Arab kingdom in the Middle East, on the East Bank of the Jordan River. Jordan is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south and east, Iraq to ...more

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Kazakhstan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Countries In Asia
Astana Kazakhstan, officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country in Central Asia, with its smaller part west of the Ural River in Europe. Kazakhstan is the world's largest landlocked country by ...more

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South Korea is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Countries In Asia
Seoul South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, and commonly referred to as Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. The name Korea is ...more

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North Korea is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Countries In Asia
Pyongyang North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia, in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. The capital and largest city is Pyongyang. North Korea ...more

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Kuwait is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Countries In Asia
Kuwait City Kuwait, officially the State of Kuwait, is an Arab country in Western Asia. Situated in the northern edge of Eastern Arabia at the tip of the Persian Gulf, it shares borders with Iraq and Saudi ...more

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Kyrgyzstan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Countries In Asia
Bishkek Kyrgyzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic, formerly known as Kirghizia, is a country located in Central Asia. Landlocked and mountainous, Kyrgyzstan is bordered by Kazakhstan to the north, ...more

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Laos is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Countries In Asia
Vientiane Laos, officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic, is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia, bordered by Burma and the People's Republic of China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, ...more

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Lebanon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Countries In Asia
Beirut Lebanon, officially the Lebanese Republic, is a country in Western Asia. It is bordered by Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south. Lebanon's location at the crossroads of the ...more

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Macau is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Countries In Asia
Macau, also spelled Macao, is one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the People's Republic of China, the other being Hong Kong. Macau lies on the western side of the Pearl River Delta ...more

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Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Countries In Asia
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy located in Southeast Asia. It consists of thirteen states and three federal territories and has a total landmass of 329,847 square kilometres ...more

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Maldives is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Countries In Asia
Malé Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, is an island nation in the Indian Ocean–Arabian Sea area, consisting of a double chain of twenty-six atolls, oriented north-south, that lie between ...more

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Mongolia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Countries In Asia
Ulan Bator Mongolia is a landlocked country in east-central Asia. It is bordered by Russia to the north and China to the south, east and west. Ulaanbaatar, the capital and also the largest city, is home to ...more

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Myanmar is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Countries In Asia
Naypyidaw Burma, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, commonly shortened to Myanmar, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia bordered by Bangladesh, India, China, Laos and Thailand. One-third ...more

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Nepal is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Countries In Asia
Kathmandu Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country located in South Asia. With an area of 147,181 square kilometres and a population of approximately 27 million, ...more

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Oman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Countries In Asia
Muscat Oman, officially the Sultanate of Oman, is an Arab country in the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Holding a strategically important position at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, the ...more

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Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Countries In Asia
Islamabad Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a sovereign country in South Asia. With a population exceeding 180 million people, it is the sixth most populous country and with an ...more

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Palestinian National Authority is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Countries In Asia
Ramallah The Palestinian National Authority was the interim self-government body established to govern Areas A and B of the West Bank and Gaza Strip as a consequence of the 1993 Oslo Accords. Following ...more

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Philippines is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Countries In Asia
Manila The Philippines, officially known as the Republic of the Philippines, is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean. It consists of 7,107 islands that are ...more

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Qatar is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Countries In Asia
Doha Qatar, officially the State of Qatar, is a sovereign Arab country located in Southwest Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Its sole land ...more

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Saudi Arabia is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Countries In Asia
Riyadh Saudi Arabia, officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is the largest Arab state in Western Asia by land area, constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula, and the second-largest ...more

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Singapore is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Countries In Asia
Singapore Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a modern city-state and island country in Southeast Asia. It lies off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula and is 137 kilometres north of ...more

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Sri Lanka is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Countries In Asia
Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near the south-east of India. Sri Lanka has maritime ...more

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Syria is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Countries In Asia
Damascus Syria, officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and ...more

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Tajikistan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Countries In Asia
Dushanbe Tajikistan, officially the Republic of Tajikistan, is a mountainous landlocked sovereign country in Central Asia. With an estimated 8 million people in 2013, it is the 98th most populous country ...more

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Thailand is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Countries In Asia
Bangkok Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country at the centre of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north by Burma and Laos, to ...more

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Timor-Leste is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Countries In Asia
Dili East Timor or Timor-Leste, officially the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, is a country in Maritime Southeast Asia. It comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor, the nearby islands of ...more

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Turkey is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Countries In Asia
Ankara Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a parliamentary republic largely located in Western Asia with the portion of Eastern Thrace in Southeastern Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight ...more

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Turkmenistan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Countries In Asia
Ashgabat Turkmenistan, formerly known as Turkmenia, is one of the Turkic states in Central Asia. Turkmenistan is bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north and east, Afghanistan to ...more

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United Arab Emirates is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Countries In Asia
Abu Dhabi The United Arab Emirates, sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country located in the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and ...more