In Asia

How many countries are there in Asia?

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The answer is 48. The 2 that are commonly disputed are Russia and Turkey as they both are counted among Europe and Asia. The following are the 48 countries of Asia: 1. Russia 2. Mongolia 3. China 4. India 5. Sri Lanka 6. Maldives 7. Nepal 8. Bhutan 9. Bangladesh 10. Myanmar 11. Thailand 12. Laos 13. Vietnam 14. Cambodia 15. Indonesia 16. Malaysia 17. Timor Leste 18. Brunei 19. Singapore 20. Taiwan 21. Philippines 22. Japan 23. North Korea 24. South Korea 25. Pakistan 26. Afghanistan 27. Tajikistan 28. Kyrgyzstan 29. Kazakhstan 30. Uzbekistan 31. Turkmenistan 32. Georgia 33. Armenia 34. Azerbaijan 35. Iran 36. Iraq 37. Syria 38. Lebanon 39. Jordan 40. Israel 41. Saudi Arabia 42. Yemen 43. Oman 44. UAE (United Arab Emirates) 45. Qatar 46. Bahrain 47. Kuwait 48. Turkey Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Nauru, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Vanuatu, Samoa, Fiji, Tonga, Micronesia, the Marshall Islands and the Solomon Islands are all located in Oceania. Egypt is not Asia. Today the Middle East is classified as Asia, but was always considered Northeast Africa in the times before the Crusades and the construction of the Suez Canal.
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