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ASIA FAST FACTS

 
Population: 730,916,000 (3)
Area: 11,704,000 Sq. miles (2)
 

ASIA NATIONS

Mongolia

 
Population: 2,736,800 (140)
 
Area: 603,909  sq. miles (19)
 
Language(s): Mongolian
 
Capital: Ulan Bator
 
Largest City: Ulan Bator
 
Currency: Togrog
 

China

 
Population: 1,338,000,000 (1)
 
Area: 3,704,427 sq. miles (4)
 
Language(s): Standard Mandarin
 
Capital: Beijing
 
Largest City: Shanghai
 
Currency: Chinese Yuan
 

North Korea

 
Population: 24,051,218 (51)
 
Area:46,528 sq. miles (98)
 
Language(s): Korean
 
Capital: Pyongyang
 
Largest City:Pyongyang
 
Currency: North Korean won
 

South Korea

 
Population: 50,062,000 (24)
 
Area: 38,622 sq. miles (108)
 
Language(s): Korean
 
Capital: Seoul
 
Largest City: Seoul
 
Currency: South Korean won
 

Vietnam

 
Population: 85,789,573 (13)
 
Area: 128,527  sq. miles (65)
 
Language(s): Vietnamese
 
Capital: Hanoi
 
Largest City: Ho Chi Minh City
 
Currency: Vietnamese đồng
 

Laos

 
Population: 6,320,000 (101)
 
Area: 91,429 sq. miles (83)
 
Language(s): Lao
 
Capital: Vientiane
 
Largest City: Vientiane
 
Currency: Kip
 

Cambodia

 
Population:14,805,000 (66)
 
Area: 69,898 sq. miles (88)
 
Language(s): Khmer
 
Capital: Phnom Penh
 
Largest City: Phnom Penh
 
Currency: Riel
 

Thailand

 
Population: 66,404,688 (21)
 
Area: 198,115 sq. miles (50)
 
Language(s): Thai
 
Capital: Bangkok
 
Largest City: Bangkok
 
Currency: Baht
 

Myanmar

 
Population:50,020,000 (24)
 
Area: 261,227  sq. miles (40)
 
Language(s): Burmese
 
Capital: Yangon
 
Largest City: Yangon
 
Currency: kyat
 

Japan

 
Population:127,380,000 (10)
 
Area: 145,925 sq. miles (61)
 
Language(s): Japanese
 
Capital: Tokyo
 
Largest City: Tokyo
 
Currency: Yen
 

Philippines

 
Population: 91,983,000 (12)
 
Area: 115,831 sq. miles (72)
 
Language(s): Filipino
 
Capital: Manila
 
Largest City: Quezon City
 
Currency: Filipino peso
 

Indonesia

 
Population: 261,115,000 (4)
 
Area: 735,358 sq. miles (14)
 
Language(s): Indonesian
 
Capital: Jakarta
 
Largest City: Jakarta
 
Currency: Indonesian rupiah
 

Brunei

 
Population: 388,190 (175)
 
Area: 2,226 sq. miles (172)
 
Language(s): Malay
 
Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan
 
Largest City: Bandar Seri Begawan
 
Currency: Brunei dollar
 

Sri Lanka

 
Population: 20,238,000 (53)
 
Area: 25,332 sq. miles (122)
 
Language(s): Sinhala, Tamil
 
Capital: Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte
 
Largest City: Colombo
 
Currency: Sri Lanka rupee
 

India

 
Population: 1,028,610,328 (2)
 
Area: 1,269,210  sq. miles (7)
 
Language(s): Hindi, English
 
Capital: New Delhi
 
Largest City: Mumbai
 
Currency: Indian rupee
 

Bhutan

 
Population: 691,141 (163)
 
Area: 14,824 sq. miles (141)
 
Language(s): Dzongkha
 
Capital: Thimphu
 
Largest City: Thimphu
 
Currency: Bhutanese Ngultrum
 

Bangladesh

 
Population: 162,221,000 (7)
 
Area: 55,599 sq. miles (94)
 
Language(s): Bangla
 
Capital: Dhaka
 
Largest City: Dhaka
 
Currency: Taka
 

Nepal

 
Population: 29,331,000 (40)
 
Area: 56,827 sq. miles (93)
 
Language(s): Nepali
 
Capital: Kathmandu
 
Largest City: Kathmandu
 
Currency: Rupee
 

Pakistan

 
Population: 169,954,000 (6)
 
Area: 340,403 sq. miles (36)
 
Language(s): Urdu, English
 
Capital: Islamabad
 
Largest City: Karachi
 
Currency: Pakistani rupee
 

Afghanistan

 
Population: 28,150,000 (37)
 
Area: 251,772  sq. miles (41)
 
Language(s): Dari, Pashto
 
Capital: Kabul
 
Largest City: Kabul
 
Currency: Afghani
 

Tajikistan

 
Population:7,349,145 (978)
 
Area: 55,251 sq. miles (102)
 
Language(s): Tajik
 
Capital: Dushanbe
 
Largest City: Dushanbe
 
Currency: Somoni
 

Uzbekistan

 
Population: 27, 606,000 (45)
 
Area: 172,742  sq. miles (56)
 
Language(s): Uzbek
 
Capital: Tashkent
 
Largest City: Tashkent
 
Currency: Uzbekistan Som
 

Kygryzstan

 
Population: 5,482,000 (110)
 
Area: 77,181  sq. miles (86)
 
Language(s): Russian, Kygryz
 
Capital: Bishkek
 
Largest City: Bishkek
 
Currency: Som
 

Kazakhstan

 
Population: 16,197,000 (62)
 
Area: 1,052,085 sq. miles (9)
 
Language(s): Kazakh, Russian
 
Capital: Astana
 
Largest City: Almaty
 
Currency: Tenge
 

Turkmenistan

 
Population: 5,110,000 (112)
 
Area: 188,456 sq. miles (52)
 
Language(s): Turkmen
 
Capital: Ashgabat
 
Largest City: Ashgabat
 
Currency: Turkmen new manat
 

Iran

 
Population: 74,196,000 (18)
 
Area: 636,372 sq. miles (18)
 
Language(s): Persian
 
Capital: Tehran
 
Largest City: Tehran
 
Currency: Rial
 

Iraq

 
Population: 31,234,000 (39)
 
Area: 169,234 sq. miles (58)
 
Language(s): Arabic, Kurdish
 
Capital: Baghdad
 
Largest City: Baghdad
 
Currency: Iraqi dinar
 

Kuwait

 
Population: 3,484,881 (130)
 
Area: 6,880 sq. miles (157)
 
Language(s): Arabic
 
Capital: Kuwait City
 
Largest City: Kuwait City
 
Currency: Kuwaiti dinar
 

Syria

 
Population: 22,198,110 (51)
 
Area: 71,479  sq. miles (88)
 
Language(s): Arabic
 
Capital: Damascus
 
Largest City: Damascus
 
Currency: Syrian pound
 

Jordan

 
Population: 6,407,058 (102)
 
Area: 35,637 sq. miles (112)
 
Language(s): Arabic
 
Capital: Amman
 
Largest City: Amman
 
Currency: Jordanian dinar
 

Lebanon

 
Population: 4, 224, 000 (124)
 
Area: 4,035 sq. miles (166)
 
Language(s): Arabic, French
 
Capital: Beirut
 
Largest City: Beirut
 
Currency: Lebanese pound
 

Israel

 
Population: 7,587,000 (95)
 
Area: 8,522 sq. miles (151)
 
Language(s): Hebrew, Arabic
 
Capital: Jerusalem
 
Largest City: Jerusalem
 
Currency: Shekel
 

Georgia

 
Population: 4,436,000 (122)
 
Area: 26,916  sq. miles (120)
 
Language(s): Georgian
 
Capital: Tbilisi
 
Largest City: Tbilisi
 
Currency: Lari
 

Azerbijan

 
Population: 9,000,000 (90)
 
Area: 33,436 sq. miles (113)
 
Language(s): Azerbijani
 
Capital: Baku
 
Largest City: Baku
 
Currency: Manat
 

Armenia

 
Population: 3,249,000 (80)
 
Area: 11,484 sq. miles (141)
 
Language(s): Armenian, Russian
 
Capital: Yerevan
 
Largest City: Yerevan
 
Currency: Dram
 

Turkey

 
Population: 72,561,312 (18)
 
Area: 302,535 sq. miles (37)
 
Language(s): Turkish
 
Capital: Ankara
 
Largest City: Istanbul
 
Currency: Turkish lira
 

Oman

 
Population: 2,845,000 (139)
 
Area: 119,498  sq. miles (70)
 
Language(s): Arabic
 
Capital: Muscat
 
Largest City: Muscat
 
Currency: Rial
 

Yemen

 
Population: 23,580,000 (51)
 
Area: 203,849 sq. miles (49)
 
Language(s): Arabic
 
Capital: Sana'a
 
Largest City: Sana'a
 
Currency: Yemeni rial
 

Saudi Arabia

 
Population: 30,770,375 (31)
 
Area: 830,000 sq. miles (13)
 
Language(s): Arabic
 
Capital: Riyadh
 
Largest City: Riyadh
 
Currency: Saudi Riyal
 

Qatar

 
Population: 2,156,000 (142)
 
Area: 4,468  sq. miles (164)
 
Language(s): Arabic
 
Capital: Doha
 
Largest City: Doha
 
Currency: QAT Riyal
 

UAE

 
Population: 9,581,000 (93)
 
Area: 32,278 sq. miles (116)
 
Language(s): Arabic
 
Capital: Abu Dhabi
 
Largest City: Dubai
 
Currency: UAE Dirham
 

Bahrain

 
Population: 1,343,000 (155)
 
Area: 295 sq. miles (187)
 
Language(s): English
 
Capital: Manama
 
Largest City: Manama
 
Currency: Bahraini Dinar