The region is situated in the southeastern part of the continent, south of China, east of India, and to the north of Australia. Map of Southeast Asia. Home Earth Continents Countries of Asia. The gilded stupas of the Shwedagon Pagoda complex in Yangon after sunset. Shwedagon Zedi Daw is the most sacred Buddhist monument in Myanmar.
It shares the continental landmass of Eurasia with the continent of Europe and the continental landmass of Afro-Eurasia with both Europe and Africa. The continent, which has long been home to the majority of the human population ,  was the site of many of the first civilizations. Asia is notable for not only its overall large size and population, but also dense and large settlements, as well as vast barely populated regions. Its 4.
Asia makes up the eastern portion of the Eurasian supercontinent ; Europe occupies the western portion. The border between the two continents is debated. Asia is bordered by the Arctic, Pacific, and Indian oceans. Ancient Asian peoples, however, saw themselves as a varied and diverse mix of culture s—not a collective group.
Below is a list of all the Asian countries, in order of geographical area. Note: Some of these countries are transcontinental or have territory located somewhere other than Asia. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.