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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Asia.
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  • Afghanistan [r]: A landlocked Islamic republic in Central Asia which borders China, Iran, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan. [e]
  • Bangladesh [r]: Country in southern Asia, bordering the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and India. [e]
  • Bhutan [r]: Landlocked constitutional republic in the Himalayan Mountains. [e]
  • Burma [r]: Country in Southeast Asia, officially called Myanmar. [e]
  • Caucasus [r]: Eurasian region including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and part of southern Russia. [e]
  • Central Asia [r]: A geographic area with many definitions, one common one based on the newly independent, predominantly Muslim republics of the former Soviet Union [e]
  • China [r]: Large and populous nation, with a long tradition of scholarship [e]
  • Georgia (country) [r]: A country in the Caucasus to the southeast of Continental Europe and at the east coast of the Black Sea. [e]
  • India [r]: Republic in South Asia; the world's largest democracy. Borders Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, China, Nepal, Pakistan [e]
  • Indonesia [r]: A country in Southeast Asia. [e]
  • Japan [r]: East Asian country of about 3,000 islands; one of the world's largest economies; population about 125,000,000. [e]
  • Kazakhstan [r]: A landlocked central Asian nation, formerly part of the Soviet Union, bordered by China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan [e]
  • Kyrgyzstan [r]: A landlocked central Asian nation, formerly part of the Soviet Union; after a coup, it successfully held democratic elections [e]
  • Myanmar [r]: Country in Southeast Asia, officially called Myanmar. [e]
  • Nepal [r]: Landlocked country in South Asia, bordered by Tibet and India. [e]
  • North Korea [r]: State comprising the northern Korean peninsula; officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea with Pyongyang its capital. [e]
  • Pakistan [r]: Country in southern Asia, established as a Muslim state split from India in 1947, bordering the Arabian Sea to the south, India to the east, Iran and Afghanistan to the west, and China to the north. [e]
  • South Korea [r]: A democratic republic in East Asia, occupying the southern half of the Korean peninsula; established in 1948 after Korea's liberation from Japanese colonial rule. [e]
  • Tajikistan [r]: Bordered by Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, a landlocked, predominantly Muslim, nation of Central Asia, formerly part of the Soviet Union [e]
  • Tibet [r]: plateau region of Asia homes to various groups, including the majority indigenous Tibetan people; known as 'the roof of the world'. [e]
  • Turkey [r]: A secular Islamic republic (population 71.9 million; capital Ankara) extending from Eastern Thrace in Europe across the peninsula of Asia Minor; meets the Black Sea to the north, the Aegean to the west and the Mediterranean to the south; has land borders with Greece and Bulgaria in Europe, and Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq and Syria. [e]
  • Uzbekistan [r]: Previously part of the Soviet Union, a landlocked, predominantly Muslim nation of Central Asia, with Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan as neighbors [e]
  • Vietnam [r]: A country in Southeast Asia, neighboring China, Laos, and Cambodia, and with seacoast on the Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of Tonkin, and South China Sea. Now the unified Socialist Republic of Vietnam, under a Communist government with a market economic system, it spawned from ancient kingdoms, was a colony called French Indochina, and was partitioned into the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) between 1954 and 1975. [e]

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