The region lies on the intersection of geological plates with heavy seismic and volcanic activity. Issued 1860 philadelphia by s a.
Southeast asia is a vast subregion of asia roughly described as geographically situated east of the indian subcontinent south of china and northwest of australia the region is bounded by the bay of bengal in the west the indian ocean in the south the south china sea in the center and the philippine sea and the pacific ocean in the east.
Southeast asia map india. Malaysia is both mainland and insular with a western portion on the. Regions in southeast asia. Southeast asia or southeastern asia is the southeastern region of asia consisting of the regions that are geographically south of china east of the indian subcontinent and north west of australia.
Southeast asia is bordered to the north by east asia to the west by south asia and the bay of bengal to the east by oceania and the pacific ocean and to the south by australia and the indian ocean. South asia or southern asia is the southern region of asia which is defined in both geographical and ethno cultural terms. Topographically it is dominated by the indian plate and defined largely by the indian ocean on the south and the himalayas karakoram and pamir mountains on the.
11 countries make up southeast asia the region is bordered by east asia to the north bay of bengal and south asia to the west the pacific ocean to the east and the indian ocean to the south. Southeast asia or southeastern asia is a subregion of asia consisting of the countries that are geographically south of china east of india and north of australia. Southeast southeastern asia is a region of the asian continent that consists of countries located east of india south of china north of australia west of new guinea and south of china.
The region consists of afghanistan bangladesh bhutan india the maldives nepal pakistan and sri lanka. Mainland southeast asia is divided into the countries of cambodia laos myanmar burma thailand vietnam and the small city state of singapore at the southern tip of the malay peninsula. Cambodia laos and vietnam which occupy the eastern portion of the mainland often are collectively called the indochinese peninsula.
Asia british raj india southeast asia burma cambodia vietnam malaysia tibet china qing empire. Southeast asia is a group of diverse tropical countries between the indian ocean and the pacific ocean featuring cultures influenced by both india and china and hosting large communities of overseas chinese.