Dark green refers to the core asia pacific countries while light green refers to regions that may be included. The region boasts five of the 10 most populous countries in the world with india and china taking the top two spots.
South asia contains india and pakistan while east asia contains china the koreas and japan.
World regions map asia. Map of east asia. World bank s published list of countries belonging to world regions split into a total of seven regions. Bangladesh bhutan brunei cambodia china india indonesia japan kazakhstan north korea south korea kyrgyzstan laos malaysia maldives mongolia myanmar nepal philippines singapore sri lanka taiwan tajikistan thailand turkmenistan uzbekistan vietnam.
The data is available online here. East asia is politically divided into eight countries and regions. China mongolia north korea south korea japan hong kong taiwan and macau.
Asia the world s largest and most diverse continent it occupies the eastern four fifths of the giant eurasian landmass. Asia is more a geographic term than a homogeneous continent and the use of the term to describe such a vast area always carries the potential of obscuring the enormous diversity among the regions it encompasses asia has both the highest and the lowest points on the. This region contains exceptionally varied geography including high passes and mountains as well as an ever expanding range of deserts.
Asia is the largest and most populous continent in the world sharing borders with europe and africa to its west oceania to its south and north america to its east. Asia s smallest sub region is central asia which was considered to be a distinct region of the world in 1843 by the geographer alexander von humboldt. East asia one of the five regions of asia is located east of central asia with its eastern border running along the east china sea.
A single time period the regional definition remaining constant over time. The asia pacific is the part of the world in or near the western pacific ocean. Map showing general definition of asia pacific.
Geography statistics of asia. In the corner between south asia and east asia is southeast asia.