List of national capitals in East, South, and Southeast Asia

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This is a list of East, South, and Southeast Asian capitals.

East Asia[edit]

Name Nation View Population Mayor or governor
Beijing China People's Republic of China 14,930,000 (2004, municipality) Wang Qishan
Pyongyang North Korea North Korea Pyongyang western view April 2010.jpg
Seoul South Korea South Korea 10,356,000 (2006) Park Won-soon
Taipei Taiwan Taiwan Taipeiview.jpg 2,630,872 (2007)
Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong Night Skyline non-HDR.jpg 7,100,000 (2011) none
Tokyo Japan Japan
Ulan Bator Mongolia Mongolia UlaanBaatar-2009.jpg

South Asia[edit]

Name Nation View Population Mayor or governor
Dhaka, formerly Dacca  Bangladesh Dhaka-Bangladesh.jpg 156,594,962 (2013) N/A
Islamabad  Pakistan Aerial View of Islamabad.jpg 1,330,000 (2011) N/A
Kathmandu    Nepal 2009-03 Kathmandu 08.jpg 822,930 N/A
Malé  Maldives Male-total.jpg 81,647 Abdulla Yameen
New Delhi India Republic of India Akashvani Bhavan in New Delhi.jpg 16,321,883 Najeeb Jung
Colombo, Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte,  Sri Lanka Nature Scean.jpg 5,600,000 A. J. M. Muzammil
Thimphu  Bhutan Thimphu view 080907.JPG 50,000 Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

Southeast Asia[edit]

Name Nation View Population Mayor or governor
Bandar Seri Begawan Brunei Brunei Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque 02.jpg 46,229 (1991)
Bangkok Thailand Thailand Bangkok skytrain sunset.jpg 7,160,522 (2007)
Metropolitan: 10,061,726(2007)
หม่อมราชวงศ์สุขุมพันธุ์ บริพัตร
M.R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra
Dili East Timor East Timor Dili and Atauro Island.jpg 150,000
Hanoi Vietnam Vietnam Panorama of Hanoi.jpg 3,398,889 (2007)
Metropolitan: 6,232,940(2008)
Nguyễn Thế Thảo
Jakarta Indonesia Indonesia Jakarta Car Free Day.jpg 10,075,300 (2014)

Metropolitan:

30,214,303

Basuki Tjahaja Purnama
Malaysia Malaysia KL Sentral at Night.jpg City: 1,627,172 (2010)
Metropolitan: 7,239,871 (2010)
Datuk Abdul Hakim Borhan
Manila  Philippines Roxas Boulevard.jpg 1,652,171 (2010)
Metropolitan: 11,855,975 (2010)
Joseph Estrada
Naypyidaw Myanmar Myanmar Sule-Pagoda by-Night.jpg 930,000 (2007) Colonel Thein Nyunt
Phnom Penh Cambodia Cambodia Phnom Penh Tower.jpg Metropolitan: 2,009,264 (2008) Keb Chutema
Singapore Singapore Singapore Singapore Panorama v2.jpg
Vientiane Laos Laos Vientiane.jpg City: 200,000 (2005)
Metropolitan: 730,000 (2005)