Total number of countries in Asia

Asia is largest and most populous continent in the world. It covers total land area of 44, 579, 00 square kilometers. And its total population is 4, 462, 676, 731 (approx 4.5 billion). Its 4.5 billion contain 60% of world population. There are 48 countries in Asia, according to the United Nation.


Total number of countries in Asia


Top five countries with the largest population in Asia are given below:

  1. China – 1,363,239,923
  2. India – 1,290,193,422
  3. Indonesia – 248,645,008
  4. Pakistan – 190,291,129
  5. Bangladesh – 158,039,000

Top five countries with the least population in Asia are given below:

  1. Maldives – 394,451
  2. Brunei – 428,451
  3. Macau – 641,000
  4. Bhutan – 766,896
  5. Cyprus – 1,099,341

Russia is the world largest country in the Asia, covers 6.5 million square miles. And second largest is China with 3.7 million square miles area.

Maldives is an Asia’s smallest country with area of 115 square miles.

Several languages are spoken in the many countries of Asia, for instance, 800+ languages spoken in India, more than 600+ and 100+ languages spoken Indonesia and Philippines respectively.

Asia is an origin of many religions; few famous religions are Hinduism, Chinese, Islam, Buddhism, Christianity and many more.

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