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Useful Notes: Asia

The world's largest and most populous continent. Often lumped in with Oceania as the Asia-Pacific.

Countries

Middle East (see The Middle East)

Capital & Largest City: Manama
  • Cyprus (usually not included in this designation)
Capital & Largest City: Nicosia
Capital & Largest City: Tehran
Capital & Largest City: Baghdad
Capital & Largest City: Jerusalem
Largest Metropolitan Area: Tel Aviv
Capital & Largest City: Amman
Capital & Largest City: Kuwait City
Capital & Largest City: Beirut
Capital & Largest City: Muscat
Capital & Largest City: Doha
Capital & Largest City: Riyadh
Capital: Damascus
Largest City: Aleppo
Capital: Ankara
Largest City: Istanbul
Capital: Abu Dhabi
Largest City: Dubai
Capital & Largest City: Sana'a

Caucasus (some times seen as part of Europe)

Capital & Largest City: Yerevan
Capital & Largest City: Baku
Capital & Largest City: T'bilisi

South Asia

Capital & Largest City: Kabul
Capital & Largest City: Dhaka
Capital & Largest City: Thimphu
Capital: New Delhi
Largest City: Mumbai (Bombay)
Capital & Largest City: Malé
Capital & Largest City: Kathmandu
  • Pakistan (Sometimes included in the Middle East)
Capital: Islamabad
Largest City: Karachi
Capital: Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte
Largest City: Colombo

Central Asia/Turkestan

Capital: Astana
Largest City: Almaty
Capital & Largest City: Bishkek
Capital & Largest City: Dushanbe
Capital & Largest City: Ashgabat
Capital & Largest City: Tashkent

Southeastern Asia

Capital & Largest City: Bandar Seri Begawan
Capital & Largest City: Phnom Penh
Capital & Largest City: Jakarta
Capital & Largest City: Vientiane
Capital & Largest City: Kuala Lumpur
Capital: Manila
Largest City: Quezon City
Capital & Largest City: Singapore
Capital & Largest City: Bangkok
Capital: Naypyidaw
Largest City: Yangon (Rangoon)
Capital & Largest City: Dili
Capital: Hanoi
Largest City: Ho Chi Minh City

East Asia

Capital: Beijing
Largest City: Shanghai
Capital & Largest City: Tokyo
Capital & Largest City: Ulaanbaatar (Ulan Bator)
Capital & Largest City: Pyongyang
Capital & Largest City: Seoul

That Big Country to the North

  • Russia (Officially called Russian Federation)
Capital & Largest City: Moscow

Other entities

  • Hong Kong (Belongs to the People's Republic of China)
Capital: Hong Kong
  • Macau (Belongs to the People's Republic of China)
Capital: Macau
Capital & Largest City: Ramallah
  • Taiwan (The de facto government is called the Republic of China)
Capital & Largest City: Taipei
  • Tibet (Belongs to the People's Republic of China)
Capital: Lhasa
Capital: Changchun (during the Manchukuo era)
Largest City: Shenyang
Capital & Largest City: Stepanakert

Useful Notes and Other Articles Related to Asia and Asian Cultures

Asia in General

East Asia

See China, Japan and South Korea for everything solely related to those countries, especially in contemporary history or culture

Middle East

See Israel for everything solely related to that country
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alternative title(s): Useful Notes On Asia; Asia
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