Asia Continent Countries with Capitals and Currency

Asia is world largest continent by area, and most populous continent, It is located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres. It shares the continental landmass of Eurasia with the continent of Europe and the continental landmass of Afro-Eurasia with both Europe and Africa. Asia covers an area of 44,579,000 square kilometers, about 30% of Earth’s total land area and 8.7% of the Earth’s total surface area. The continent, which has long been home to the majority of the human population.

China and India alternated in being the largest economies in the world from 1 to 1800 CE. China was a major economic power and attracted many to the east, and Asia was the birthplace of most of the world’s mainstream religions including Hinduism, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Jainism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism, as well as many other religions.

Asia is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, the Arctic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, and the Indian Ocean. It is separated from Europe by the Pontic Mountains and the Turkish Straits. A long, mainly land border in the west separates Europe and Asia. This line runs North-South down the Ural Mountains in Russia, along the Ural River to the Caspian Sea, and through the Caucasus Mountains to the Black Sea.

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Asia Continent Countries with Capitals, Currency

The largest of the Asian countries by area is Russia, which occupies about 30% of the total territory of the continent. The smallest one of the independent states is the Maldives. It is an archipelago of islands famous for its beach resorts.

The most visited by tourists country in this region is China as a huge cultural center, followed by no less popular destinations like India, Thailand, Malaysia, Turkey.

Country

Capital

Currency

Abkhazia Sukhumi Russian ruble(RUB)
Afghanistan Kabul Afghani(AFN)
Akrotiri and Dhekelia Episkopi Cantonment Euro (EUR)
Armenia Yerevan Dram (AMD)
Azerbaijan Baku Manat (AZN)
Bahrain Manama Bahraini dinar (BHD)
Bangladesh Dhaka Taka(BDT)
Bhutan Thimphu Ngultrum(BTN)
British Indian Ocean Territory Diego Garcia UK pound
Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan Brunei dollar (BND)
Cambodia Phnom Penh Riela (KHR)
China Beijing Renminbi (yuan)(CNY)
Christmas Island Flying Fish Cove Australian dollar (AUD)
Cocos (Keeling) Islands West Island Australian dollar (AUD)
Cyprus Nicosia Euro (EUR)
East Timor Dili United States dollar(USD)
Georgia Tbilisi Lari (GEL)
Hong Kong Special administrative region of China Hong Kong dollar(HKD)
India New Delhi Indian rupee (INR)
Indonesia Tehran Rial (IRR)
Iraq Baghdad Iraqi dinar (IQD)
Israel Jerusalem Israeli new shekel (ILS)
Japan Tokyo Yen (JPY)
Jordan Amman Jordanian dinar (JOD)
Kazakhstan Astana Tenge (KZT)
Kurdistan Erbil Dinar
Kuwait Kuwait City Kuwaiti dinar (KWD)
Kyrgyzstan Bishkek Som (KGS)
Laos Vientiane Kip (LAK)
Lebanon Beirut Lebanese pound (LBP)
Macau Special administrative region of China Macanese pataca(MOP)
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Ringgit (MYR)
Maldives Malé Maldivian rufiyaa(MVR)
Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Tögrög (MNT)
Myanmar (Burma) Naypyidaw Kyat (MMK)
Nagorno-Karabakh Stepanakert Armenian dram (AMD)
Nepal Kathmandu Nepalese rupee (NPR)
Northern Cyprus Nicosia Turkish lira (TRY)
North Korea Pyongyang North Korean won (KPW)
Oman Muscat Rial (OMR)
Pakistan Islamabad Pakistani rupee (PKR)
Palestine East Jerusalem Egyptian pound (EGP)
Philippines Manila Philippine Peso (PHP)
Qatar Doha Riyal (QAR)
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Saudi riyal (SAR)
Singapore Singapore Singapore dollar (SGD)
South Korea Seoul South Korean won
(KRW)
South Ossetia Tskhinvali Russian ruble (RUB)
Sri Lanka Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
(Administrative)
Colombo (Commercial)
Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)
Syria Damascus Syrian pound (SYP)
Taiwan Taipei New Taiwan dollar(TWD)
Tajikistan Dushanbe Somoni (TJS)
Thailand Bangkok Baht (THB)
Turkey Ankara Turkish lira(TRY)
Turkmenistan Ashgabat Turkmen new manat(TMT)
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi UAE dirham (AED)
Uzbekistan Tashkent Uzbekistan Som(UZS)
Vietnam Hanoi đồng (VND)
Yemen Sana’a Yemeni rial (YER)