The small country of Brunei Darussalam is situated on the northwestern edge of the island of Borneo, an island that is also a part of Indonesia and Malaysia. In fact, it once controlled much of Borneo, as well as the southern Philippines, and its regional influence peaked by the end of the 17th Century.
Destination Myanmar, a country in Southeast Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal south by. also known as Burma, its also called the Golden Land. With an area of 676,578 km² the country is almost twice the size of Germany or slightly smaller than the U.S. state of Texas.
The currency of Cambodia is the Riel (KHR). As well, the people of Cambodia are refered to as Cambodian. The dialing code for the country is 855 and the top level internet domain for Cambodian sites is .kh. Cambodia shares land borders with 3 countries: Thailand, Vietnam, Lao People's Democratic Republic.
Armenia and Cyprus geographically are in Asia, but politically and culturally they also are considered as a part of Europe. The largest of the Asian countries by area is Russia, which occupies about 30% of the total territory of the continent. The smallest one of the independent states is the Maldives, it is an archipelago of islands famous for its beach resorts.
East Timor became the first new sovereign state of the 21st century on 20 May 2002 and joined the United Nations and the Community of Portuguese Language Countries. In 2011, East Timor announced its intention to gain membership status in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) by applying to become its eleventh member.
The Philippines (/ ˈ f ɪ l ɪ p iː n z / ( listen); Filipino: Pilipinas [ˌpɪlɪˈpinɐs] or Filipinas [ˌfɪlɪˈpinɐs]), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Filipino: Republika ng Pilipinas) is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
Indonesia maintains close relations with its neighbours in Asia, and is a founding member of ASEAN and the East Asia Summit. The country restored relations with China in 1990 following a freeze in place since anti-communist purge early in the Suharto era.
India (IAST: Bhārat), also called the Republic of India (IAST: Bhārat Gaṇarājya), is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world.