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Places in Asia

Find information on all countries in Asia. Whether you are looking for information on countries and territories in Asia or cities and places in a certain country in Asia, this website is the right place in the web to start your search.

Facts and figures about Asia at a glance

Asia is one of the seven continents in the world. There are a total of 52 countries and territories in Asia with a total population of 4,130,318,467 people. Since Asia is the continent with the two most populous countries, China and India, therefore, Asia is also the most populous continent and with 92.7 people per sqkm the most densely populated continent in the world.

Facts and figures about Asia
ContinentCodeCountriesAreaPopulationP/km2
AsiaAS5244,579,000 km24,130,318,467 people92.7

Compare with other continents in the world.

Map of Asia

Map of Asia

Search countries in Asia by name

Enter the name of the country you are looking for in Asia in the search box and click on the button "Search". A few moments later, you will see all related search results of places in Asia.

Search countries in Asia by first letter

If you prefer you can search any country in Asia by first letter. Just click on the respective first letter in the Asia country index. All countries in Asia starting with this letter will be listed. Also sometimes the full name of a certain country maybe unknown. Then this search option may also be usefull for searching such countries in Asia.

Follow the hierarchy in Asia

You can click your way through the hierarchy starting from the continent Asia, over a country in Asia, a region in Asia to a certain place or city in Asia, as all continents, countries, places and cities in Asia are linked hierarchically to each other. The actual hierarchy is always displayed in the breadcrumb navigation, so you can always see exactly where you are.

Start your journey around the world right away on this page. Simply click on the country in Asia you wish to see information on.

List countries in Asia

If you would rather have all countries in Asia listed on one page please click here: All countries in Asia.

Largest cities in Asia

There are 42 cities in Asia with a population of more than 4,000,000 people.
Largest cities in Asia
CityNoPopulationCountryContinent
Shanghai1.22,315,474 peopleChinaAsia
Mumbai2.12,691,836 peopleIndiaAsia
Beijing3.11,716,620 peopleChinaAsia
Karachi4.11,624,219 peoplePakistanAsia
Istanbul5.11,174,257 peopleTurkeyAsia
Tianjin6.11,090,314 peopleChinaAsia
Guangzhou7.11,071,424 peopleChinaAsia
Delhi8.10,927,986 peopleIndiaAsia
Manila9.10,444,527 peoplePhilippinesAsia
Shenzhen10.10,358,381 peopleChinaAsia
Dhaka11.10,356,500 peopleBangladeshAsia
Seoul12.10,349,312 peopleSouth KoreaAsia
Wuhan13.9,785,388 peopleChinaAsia
Jakarta14.8,540,121 peopleIndonesiaAsia
Tokyo15.8,336,599 peopleJapanAsia
Dongguan16.8,000,000 peopleChinaAsia
Taipei17.7,871,900 peopleTaiwanAsia
Chongqing18.7,457,600 peopleChinaAsia
Chengdu19.7,415,590 peopleChinaAsia
Baghdad20.7,216,000 peopleIraqAsia
Nanjing21.7,165,292 peopleChinaAsia
Tehran22.7,153,309 peopleIranAsia
Nanchong23.7,150,000 peopleChinaAsia
Hong Kong24.7,012,738 peopleHong KongAsia
Xi'an25.6,501,190 peopleChinaAsia
Lahore26.6,310,888 peoplePakistanAsia
Shenyang27.6,255,921 peopleChinaAsia
Hangzhou28.6,241,971 peopleChinaAsia
Harbin29.5,878,939 peopleChinaAsia
Tai'an30.5,499,000 peopleChinaAsia
Suzhou31.5,345,961 peopleChinaAsia
Shantou32.5,329,024 peopleChinaAsia
Bangkok33.5,104,476 peopleThailandAsia
Bengaluru34.5,104,047 peopleIndiaAsia
Kolkata35.4,631,392 peopleIndiaAsia
Yangon36.4,477,638 peopleMyanmarAsia
Jinan37.4,335,989 peopleChinaAsia
Chennai38.4,328,063 peopleIndiaAsia
Zhengzhou39.4,253,913 peopleChinaAsia
Riyadh40.4,205,961 peopleSaudi ArabiaAsia
Changchun41.4,193,073 peopleChinaAsia
Dalian42.4,087,733 peopleChinaAsia

View the largest cities in Asia with a population of more than 1,000,000 people.

External sources of information on Asia

Asia on Wikipedia