Countries in Asia

There are 48 countries in Asia.

Republic of China (Taiwan) (Pop 2020 – 23,816,775) has only been recognized by few countries and China claims it to be its integral part.

Hong Kong (pop 2020 – 7,496,981) and Macao (pop 2020 – 649,335) are the dependencies of China.

Asia is the largest continent by area and population.

#CountryPopulation (2020)Subregion
1China1,439,323,776Eastern Asia
2India1,380,004,385Southern Asia
3Indonesia273,523,615South-Eastern Asia
4Pakistan220,892,340Southern Asia
5Bangladesh164,689,383Southern Asia
6Japan126,476,461Eastern Asia
7Philippines109,581,078South-Eastern Asia
8Vietnam97,338,579South-Eastern Asia
9Turkey84,339,067Western Asia
10Iran83,992,949Southern Asia
11Thailand69,799,978South-Eastern Asia
12Myanmar54,409,800South-Eastern Asia
13South Korea51,269,185Eastern Asia
14Iraq40,222,493Western Asia
15Afghanistan38,928,346Southern Asia
16Saudi Arabia34,813,871Western Asia
17Uzbekistan33,469,203Central Asia
18Malaysia32,365,999South-Eastern Asia
19Yemen29,825,964Western Asia
20Nepal29,136,808Southern Asia
21North Korea25,778,816Eastern Asia
22Sri Lanka21,413,249Southern Asia
23Kazakhstan18,776,707Central Asia
24Syria17,500,658Western Asia
25Cambodia16,718,965South-Eastern Asia
26Jordan10,203,134Western Asia
27Azerbaijan10,139,177Western Asia
28United Arab Emirates9,890,402Western Asia
29Tajikistan9,537,645Central Asia
30Israel8,655,535Western Asia
31Laos7,275,560South-Eastern Asia
32Lebanon6,825,445Western Asia
33Kyrgyzstan6,524,195Central Asia
34Turkmenistan6,031,200Central Asia
35Singapore5,850,342South-Eastern Asia
36Oman5,106,626Western Asia
37State of Palestine5,101,414Western Asia
38Kuwait4,270,571Western Asia
39Georgia3,989,167Western Asia
40Mongolia3,278,290Eastern Asia
41Armenia2,963,243Western Asia
42Qatar2,881,053Western Asia
43Bahrain1,701,575Western Asia
44Timor-Leste1,318,445South-Eastern Asia
45Cyprus1,207,359Western Asia
46Bhutan771,608Southern Asia
47Maldives540,544Southern Asia
48Brunei437,479South-Eastern Asia


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