Outline of Asia

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Asia:

Asia – world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area (or 30% of its land area) and with approximately 3.879 billion people, it hosts 60% of the world's current human population.

Geography of Asia[edit]

Regions of Asia[edit]

Countries of Asia[edit]

Geographic features of Asia[edit]

Demography of Asia[edit]

Main article: Demographics of Asia

History of Asia[edit]

History by field[edit]

History by region[edit]

Culture of Asia[edit]

Main article: Culture of Asia

The Arts in Asia[edit]

Sports in Asia[edit]

Environment of Asia[edit]

Main article: Environment of Asia

Economy and infrastructure of Asia[edit]

Main article: Economy of Asia

Communications in Asia[edit]

Education in Asia[edit]

Governments of Asia[edit]

Politics of Asia[edit]

Main article: Politics of Asia

See also[edit]

Indexes of articles on the countries of Asia


  1. ^ a b c d Unrecognized independent country.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Some territory could be argued to be a part of Europe or Asia
  3. ^ a b British overseas territory.
  4. ^ a b Special administrative region of the People's Republic of China.
  5. ^ a b Some territory could be argued to be a part of Asia or Oceania
  6. ^ Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
  7. ^ Republic of Korea.
  8. ^ Previously known as Burma.
  9. ^ Consisting of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip territories.
  10. ^ Republic of China.
  11. ^ Also known as East Timor.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Asia