Countries in Southeast Asia


How Many Countries in Southeastern Asia

As a region of Asia, Southeastern Asia is composed of 11 independent countries (Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam). See below for the full list of Southeastern Asian Countries by population.

1. Brunei

Brunei National Flag
  • Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan
  • Territorial extension: 5,770 km²
  • Language: Malay
  • Currency: Brunei Dollar

2. Cambodia

Cambodia National Flag
  • Capital: Phnom Penh
  • Territorial extent: 181,040 km²
  • Language: Knmer
  • Currency: Riel

3. Philippines

Philippines National Flag
  • Capital: Manila
  • Territorial extension: 300 km²
  • Language: Filipino and English
  • Currency: Philippine Peso

4. Indonesia

Indonesia National Flag
  • Capital: Jakarta
  • Territorial extension: 1,904,570 km²
  • Language: Indonesian
  • Currency: Rupee

5. Laos

Laos National Flag
  • Capital: Vientiane
  • Territorial extension: 236,800 km²
  • Language: Laotian
  • Currency: Quipe

6. Malaysia

  • Capital: Putrajava / Kuala Lumpur
  • Territorial extent: 330,800 km²
  • Language: Malay
  • Currency: Ringgit

7. Myanmar

Burma National Flag
  • Capital: Naypyidaw / Yangon
  • Territorial extension: 676,590 km²
  • Language: Burmese
  • Currency: Kiat

8. Singapore

Singapore National Flag
  • Capital: Singapore City
  • Territorial extension: 710 km²
  • Language: Malay, Mandarin, Tamil and English
  • Currency: Singapore Dollar

9. Thailand

Thailand National Flag
  • Capital: Bangkok
  • Territorial extension: 513.120 km²
  • Language: Tai
  • Currency: Baht

10. East Timor

East Timor Flag
  • Capital: Dili
  • Territorial extension: 14.870 km²
  • Language: Portuguese and Tetum
  • Currency: US Dollar

11. Vietnam

  • Capital: Hanoi
  • Territorial extension: 331.051 km²
  • Language: Vietnamese
  • Currency: Dongue

List of Countries in Southeastern Asia and Their Capitals

As noted above, there are eleven independent countries in the Southeast Asia. Among them, the largest country is Indonesia and the smallest is Brunei in term of population. The full list of Southeastern Asia countries with capitals is shown in the table below, ranked by latest total population and area.

Rank Country Name Population Land Area (km²) Capital
1 Indonesia 268,074,600 1,811,569 Jakarta
2 Philippines 107,808,000 298,170 Manila
3 Vietnam 95,354,000 310,070 Hanoi
4 Thailand 66,377,005 510,890 Bangkok
5 Burma 54,339,766 653,508 Rangoon, Naypyidaw or Nay Pyi Taw
6 Malaysia 32,769,200 329,613 Kuala Lumpur
7 Cambodia 16,289,270 176,515 Phnom Penh
8 Laos 7,123,205 230,800 Vientiane
9 Singapore 5,638,700 687 Singapore
10 Timor-Leste 1,387,149 14,919 Dili
11 Brunei 442,400 5,265 Bandar Seri Begawan

Map of Southeastern Asian Countries

Map of Southeastern Asian Countries

 

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