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The Countries In Asia

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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

    LanguageFarsi, Eastern Language, Pashto language

    Founded1919-08-08

    CurrencyAfghan afghani

    GovernmentIslamic republic

    AnthemAfghan National Anthem

    Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located...  more

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  • Armenia

    Armenia

    Yerevan

    LanguageArmenian Language

    Founded1918-05-28

    CurrencyArmenian dram

    GovernmentRepresentative democracy, Presidential system, Republic

    AnthemMer Hayrenik

    Armenia, officially the Republic of Armenia, is a mountainous country in the South Caucasus...  more

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  • Azerbaijan

    LanguageAzerbaijani language

    Founded1991-08-30

    CurrencyAzerbaijani manat

    GovernmentPresidential system, Republic, Constitutional republic, Unitary state

    AnthemAzərbaycan marşı

    Azerbaijan, officially the Republic of Azerbaijan, is a contiguous transcontinental...  more

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  • Bahrain

    Bahrain

    Manama

    LanguageArabic Language

    Founded1971-12-16

    CurrencyBahraini dinar

    GovernmentMonarchy, Constitutional monarchy

    AnthemBahrainona

    Bahrain, officially the Kingdom of Bahrain, is a small island country situated near the...  more

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  • Bangladesh

    LanguageBengali Language

    Founded1971-03-26

    CurrencyBangladeshi taka

    GovernmentUnitary republic, Parliamentary system

    AnthemAmar Shonar Bangla

    Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia; and is...  more

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  • Bhutan

    Bhutan

    Thimphu

    LanguageDzongkha Language

    Founded1907-12-17

    CurrencyBhutanese ngultrum, Indian rupee

    GovernmentUnitary state, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

    AnthemDruk tsendhen

    Bhutan, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked country in South Asia at the eastern...  more

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  • British Indian Ocean Territory

    British Indian Ocean Territory

    The British Indian Ocean Territory is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom situated in...  more
  • Brunei

    Brunei

    Bandar Seri Begawan

    LanguageMalay Language

    Founded1984-01-01

    CurrencyBrunei dollar

    GovernmentIslamic state, Absolute monarchy, Unitary state, Constitutional monarchy

    AnthemAllah Peliharakan Sultan

    Brunei officially the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace, is a sovereign state located on...  more

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  • Cambodia

    Cambodia

    Phnom Penh

    LanguageKhmer language

    Founded1953-11-09

    CurrencyCambodian riel

    GovernmentUnitary state, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

    AnthemNokor Reach

    Cambodia, officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia and once known as the Khmer Empire, is a...  more

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  • China

    China

    Beijing

    LanguageStandard Mandarin

    Founded1949-10-01

    CurrencyRenminbi

    GovernmentSingle-party state, Socialist state, Communist state

    AnthemMarch of the Volunteers

    China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state located in East Asia....  more

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  • Christmas Island

    Christmas Island

    Flying Fish Cove

    LanguageEnglish Language

    Founded1957

    CurrencyAustralian dollar

    GovernmentFederal monarchy

    AnthemAdvance Australia Fair

    The Territory of Christmas Island is a territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean, composed...  more
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands

    Cocos (Keeling) Islands

    West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

    LanguageEnglish Language

    Founded1857

    CurrencyAustralian dollar

    GovernmentFederal monarchy, Constitutional monarchy

    The Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, also called Cocos Islands and Keeling Islands,...  more
  • Cyprus

    Cyprus

    Nicosia

    LanguageTurkish Language, Greek Language

    Founded1960-08-16

    CurrencyEuro

    GovernmentPresidential system, Constitutional republic, Unitary state

    AnthemHymn to Liberty

    Cyprus, officially the Republic of Cyprus, is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean...  more

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  • Georgia

    Georgia

    Tbilisi

    LanguageGeorgian Language

    Founded1008

    CurrencyGeorgian lari

    GovernmentRepublic, Semi-presidential system, Unitary state

    AnthemTavisupleba, Dideba

    Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western...  more

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  • Hong Kong
    Hong Kong, officially known as Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's...  more

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  • India

    India

    New Delhi

    LanguageEnglish Language, Hindi Language

    Founded1947-08-15

    CurrencyIndian rupee

    GovernmentFederal republic, Constitutional republic, Parliamentary system

    AnthemJana Gana Mana

    India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest...  more

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  • Indonesia

    Indonesia

    Jakarta

    LanguageIndonesian Language

    Founded1945-08-17

    CurrencyIndonesian rupiah

    GovernmentPresidential system, Constitutional republic

    AnthemIndonesia Raya

    Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a sovereign state in Southeast...  more

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  • Iran

    Iran

    Tehran

    LanguagePersian Language

    CurrencyIranian rial

    GovernmentIslamic republic, Theocracy, Unitary state

    AnthemNational Anthem of the Islamic Republic of Iran

    Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Western...  more

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  • Iraq

    Iraq

    Baghdad

    LanguageArabic Language, Kurdish language

    Founded1919-10-01

    CurrencyIraqi dinar

    GovernmentFederal republic, Republic, Parliamentary system, Parliamentary republic

    AnthemArdulfurataini Watan, Mawtini

    Iraq, officially the Republic of Iraq, is a country in Western Asia. The country borders...  more

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  • Israel

    Israel

    Jerusalem

    LanguageArabic Language, Hebrew Language

    Founded1948-05-14

    CurrencyIsraeli new shekel

    GovernmentDemocracy, Parliamentary system

    AnthemHatikvah

    Israel or, officially the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia, situated at the...  more

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  • Japan

    Japan

    Tokyo

    LanguageJapanese Language

    CurrencyJapanese yen

    GovernmentUnitary state, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

    AnthemKimigayo

    Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of...  more

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  • Jordan

    Jordan

    Amman

    LanguageArabic Language

    Founded1946-05-25

    CurrencyJordanian dinar

    GovernmentUnitary state, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

    AnthemThe Royal Anthem of Jordan

    Jordan, officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, is an Arab kingdom in the Middle East, on...  more

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  • Kazakhstan

    LanguageKazakh Language, Russian Language

    CurrencyKazakhstani tenge

    GovernmentPresidential system, Unitary state

    AnthemMeniñ Qazaqstanım

    Kazakhstan, officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country in Central Asia, with its...  more

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  • South Korea

    LanguageKorean Language

    CurrencySouth Korean won ₩

    GovernmentPresidential system, Constitutional republic, Unitary state

    AnthemAegukga

    South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, and commonly referred to as Korea, is a...  more

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  • North Korea

    North Korea

    Pyongyang

    LanguageKorean Language

    Founded1919-03-01

    CurrencyNorth Korean won

    GovernmentSingle-party state, Juche, Totalitarianism, Family dictatorship

    AnthemAegukka

    North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia,...  more

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