All Asian Countries Details
Asia consists of 51 different countries with a total land area of 45 million km² (17 million square miles). This corresponds to a share of 30% of the habitable earth surface. The coastlines in and around Asia altogether have a length of 220,266 km (136,896 miles). In these 51 countries are living 4.66 billion people (= 59.5% of the world’s population). They account for around 38% of global economic output.
77% of Russia’s area is also part of Asia. Since most of the inhabitants (85%) live in the European part of the country, Russia is listed in our overview of Europe. The border between Europe and Asia runs approximately along the Urals, which are located east of Moscow.
Turkey, on the other hand, is quite clearly associated with the Near East. 88% of the population, 97% of the country’s territory and the capital Ankara is located on the Asian continent.
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