Outline of Asia

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

Asia is the 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