Asian Countries

Sovereign States in Asia

List of Asian Countries which are UN Members

There are 48 Asian countries in this list. These are members of the UN except Palestine, which is an observer country and has never ruled the majority of its claimed regions.

S.N.Asian CountriesCapitalLocationGDP PPP in MillionsGDP nominal in MillionsGDP PPP per capitaPopulation Official CountDialing CodeCurrencyArea (km2)Area (sq mi)
1AfghanistanKabulSouth Asia$62,790$20,840$2,000271,01,365+93Afghani6,52,8642,51,827
2ArmeniaYerevanWest Asia$25,220$10,610$8,40030,05,500+374Dram29,74311,484
3AzerbaijanBakuWest Asia$1,74,300$63,980$18,70095,93,000+994Manat86,60033,436
4BahrainManamaWest Asia$64,900$30,910$51,20012,34,571+973Bahraini dinar765295.37
5BangladeshDhakaSouth Asia$5,77,000$2,02,300$3,6001592,41,000+880Taka1,47,57056,977
6BhutanThimphuSouth Asia$6,383$2,209$8,2007,65,680+975Bhutanese ngultrum38,39414,824
7BruneiBandar Seri BegawanSoutheast Asia$32,900$11,640$79,7003,93,162+673Brunei dollar5,7652,226
8CambodiaPhnom PenhSoutheast Asia$54,035$17,814$3,476.512133,95,682+855Riel1,81,03569,898
9China (PRC)BeijingEast Asia$195,10,000$113,80,000$14,3001,372,100,000+86Renminbi (yuan)95,96,96137,05,407
10CyprusNicosiaWest Asia$27,910$19,380$31,0008,58,000+357Euro9,2513,572
11GeorgiaTbilisiWest Asia$35,370$13,750$9,50037,29,500+995Lari69,42026,911
12IndiaNew DelhiSouth Asia$80,27,000$21,83,000$6,3001,210,854,977+91Indian rupee32,87,59012,69,346
13IndonesiaJakartaSoutheast Asia$28,39,000$8,72,600$11,3002554,61,700+62Rupiah19,04,5697,35,358
14IranTehranWest Asia$13,82,000$3,96,900$17,800786,55,000+98Rial16,48,1956,36,372
15IraqBaghdadWest Asia$5,31,400$1,65,100$15,500365,75,000+964Iraqi dinar4,37,0721,69,234
16IsraelJerusalem (proclaimed)West Asia$2,81,800$2,98,900$34,30083,88,500+972New Shekel20,7708,019 / 8,522
17JapanTokyoEast Asia$46,58,000$41,27,000$38,2001268,90,000+81Yen3,77,9441,45,925
18JordanAmmanWest Asia$82,990$38,210$12,40063,88,000+962Jordanian dinar89,34235,637
19KazakhstanAstanaCentral Asia$4,30,500$1,95,000$24,700175,63,300+7-6xx, +7-7xxTenge27,24,90010,52,085
20KuwaitKuwait CityWest Asia$2,88,800$1,23,200$72,20040,39,445+965Kuwaiti dinar17,8206,880
21KyrgyzstanBishkekCentral Asia$19,810$7,158$3,40058,95,100+996Som1,99,95177,181
22LaosVientianeSoutheast Asia$37,500$12,550$5,40068,02,000+856Kip2,36,80091,428.99
23LebanonBeirutWest Asia$83,860$54,400$18,60037,59,100+961Lebanese pound10,4524,036
24MalaysiaKuala LumpurSoutheast Asia$8,13,500$3,13,500$26,600310,86,000+60Ringgit3,29,8471,27,355
25MaldivesMaléSouth Asia$4,732$3,031$13,6003,41,256+960Maldivian rufiyaa298115
26MongoliaUlaanbaatarEast Asia$36,430$12,410$12,50030,40,900+976Tögrög15,66,0006,03,909
27MyanmarNaypyidawSoutheast Asia$2,67,700$65,780$5,200514,86,253+95Kyat6,76,5782,61,227
28NepalKathmanduSouth Asia$70,080$21,360$2,500280,37,904+977Nepalese rupee1,47,18156,827
29North KoreaP'yŏngyangEast Asia$40,000$28,000$1,800240,52,231+850North Korean won1,20,54046,528
30OmanMuscatWest Asia$1,71,700$60,180$46,20042,26,061+968Rial3,09,5011,19,498
31PakistanIslamabadSouth Asia$9,30,800$2,47,800$4,9001913,55,000+92Pakistani Rupee8,03,9403,10,403
32PhilippinesManilaSoutheast Asia$7,42,200$2,99,300$7,5001029,65,300+63Philippine Peso3,00,0001,15,831
33QatarDohaWest Asia$3,24,200$1,92,100$1,45,00021,20,129+974Riyal11,5864,467.60
34RussiaMoscowNorth Asia$34,71,000$12,36,000$23,7001438,19,569+7Russian ruble170,98,24265,92,800
35Saudi ArabiaRiyadhWest Asia$16,81,000$6,65,500$54,600315,21,418+966Saudi riyal21,49,6908,30,000
36SingaporeSingapore CitySoutheast Asia$4,68,900$2,94,000$85,70054,69,700+65Singapore dollar719.1278
37South KoreaSeoulEast Asia$18,49,000$13,93,000$36,700506,17,045+82South Korean won1,00,21038,691
38Sri LankaSri Jayawardenapura KotteSouth Asia$2,32,500$79,520$11,200206,75,000+94Sri Lankan rupee65,61025,332
39SyriaDamascusWest Asia$55,800$24,600$5,100213,77,000+963Syrian pound1,85,18071,479
40TajikistanDushanbeCentral Asia$23,300$8,045$2,80083,54,000+992Somoni1,43,10055,251
41ThailandBangkokSoutheast Asia$11,07,000$3,73,500$16,100659,26,261+66Baht5,13,1201,98,115
42Timor-Leste (East Timor)DiliSoutheast Asia$7,101$4,231$5,80012,12,107+670US Dollar15,4105,743
43TurkeyAnkaraWest Asia$15,76,000$7,22,200$20,500776,95,904+90Turkish lira7,83,5623,02,535
44TurkmenistanAshgabatCentral Asia$90,290$44,360$15,60047,51,120+993Turkmen new manat4,91,2101,88,456
45United Arab EmiratesAbu DhabiWest Asia$6,41,900$3,39,100$67,00082,64,070+971UAE dirham83,60032,278
46UzbekistanTashkentCentral Asia$1,85,800$65,950$6,100310,22,500+998Uzbekistan som (O'zbekiston so'mi)4,48,9781,72,742
47VietnamHanoiSoutheast Asia$5,51,300$1,98,800$6,100904,93,352+84đồng3,32,6981,28,565
48YemenSana'aWest Asia$75,520$34,930$2,800245,27,000+967Yemeni rial5,28,0762,03,796

Other States

The 6 countries in this list have different levels of recognition, but are not members of the UN. All are recognized as states by the declarative theory of statehood.

S.N.NameStatusCapitalDialing CodePopulationCurrencyGDP PPP in MillionsGDP nominal in MillionsGDP PPP per capitaArea (km2)Area (sq mi)
1AbkhaziaClaimed as an autonomous republic of Georgia. Recognised by four UN states.Sukhumi / Sukhum+7 840 / 940, +995 442,50,000Abkhazian apsar, Russian ruble $500 8,6603,344
2Nagorno-KarabakhClaimed as part of Azerbaijan. Recognised only by 3 non-UN states.Stepanakert+374 47 / 971,41,400Armenian dram, Nagorno-Karabakh dram$411.7 $2,780 7,0002,703
3Northern CyprusClaimed as part of Cyprus. Recognised only by Turkey. Nicosia+90 3922,85,356Turkish lira $4,273$15,302 3,3551,295
4PalestinePalestine which is an observer stateJerusalem (proclaimed), Ramallah+97042,25,710Israeli Shekel$12,700$12,700$1924 (West Bank), $876 (Gaza)6,2202,402
5South OssetiaClaimed as part of Georgia. Recognised by four UN states.Tskhinvali+995 3470,000Russian ruble$15 $250 3,9001,506
6TaiwanClaimed as a province of ChinaTaipei+886230,71,779New Taiwan dollar$11,14,000$5,18,800$47,500 35,98013,892

Dependent Territories and other Territories

S.N.Territory NameStatusCapitalDialing CodeCurrencyGDP PPP in MillionsGDP Nominal in MillionsGDP PPP Per CapitaPopulationArea (km2)Area (sq mi)
1Akrotiri and DhekeliaBritish overseas territoryEpiskopi Cantonment+357Euro   7,700 Cypriots, 8,000 British military personnel and their families25498
2British Indian Ocean TerritoryBritish overseas territory +246United States Dollar, Pound sterling   3,00054,40021,004
3Christmas IslandTerritory of AustraliaFlying Fish Cove+61 8 9164Australian dollar    2,07213552
4Cocos (Keeling) IslandsTerritory of AustraliaWest Island / Bantam+61Australian dollar    596145
5Hong KongSpecial Administrative Region of ChinaHong Kong+852Hong Kong dollar$4,14,500$3,07,800$57,000 72,98,6001,104426
6Macau / MacaoSpecial Administrative Region of ChinaMacau / Macao+853Macanese pataca$51,680$51,680$88,700 6,42,90028.210.9