- 1 What countries border Southeast Asia?
- 2 What is the 11 countries in Southeast Asia?
- 3 Which country is not a part of South Asia?
- 4 Where do Laos Thailand Vietnam Myanmar and Cambodia belong?
- 5 What product is farmed the most in Southeast Asia?
- 6 Is Korea part of Southeast Asia?
- 7 What is the most dominant religion in Southeast Asia?
- 8 What is the biggest country in Southeast Asia?
- 9 What country is the newest country in Southeast Asia?
- 10 What is the smallest country in Southeast Asia?
- 11 Why is South Asia so poor?
- 12 What are the two most important rivers in South Asia?
- 13 Which country has insular shape?
- 14 Why is the Mekong River so important to Southeast Asia?
- 15 Why is Southeast Asia so populated?
What countries border Southeast Asia?
Southeast Asia is bordered to the north by East Asia, to the west by South Asia and the Bay of Bengal, to the east by Oceania and the Pacific Ocean, and to the south by Australia and the Indian Ocean. Mainland Southeast Asia includes:
- Myanmar (Burma)
- Peninsular Malaysia.
What is the 11 countries in Southeast Asia?
Southeast Asia is composed of eleven countries of impressive diversity in religion, culture and history: Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Which country is not a part of South Asia?
Answer: There is no globally accepted definition on which countries are a part of South Asia or the Indian subcontinent. While Afghanistan is not considered as a part of the Indian subcontinent, Afghanistan is often included in South Asia.
Where do Laos Thailand Vietnam Myanmar and Cambodia belong?
Mainland Southeast Asia is divided into the countries of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Vietnam, and the small city-state of Singapore at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula; Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam, which occupy the eastern portion of the mainland, often are collectively called the Indochinese
What product is farmed the most in Southeast Asia?
Although rice is still the region’s main crop, other commodities such as maize, coffee, cocoa as well as fruits and vegetables are also important. Some member states are also specialised in fresh and canned fish or in livestock. Besides, palm oil is one of the main agricultural products for both Indonesia and Malaysia.
Is Korea part of Southeast Asia?
In business and economics, “East Asia” is sometimes used to refer to a wide geographical area covering ten Southeast Asian countries in ASEAN, Greater China, Japan and Korea.
What is the most dominant religion in Southeast Asia?
South Asia and Southeast Asia are home of the most populous Muslim countries, with Indonesia, Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh having more than 100 million adherents each. According to U.S. government figures, in 2006 there were 20 million Muslims in China.
What is the biggest country in Southeast Asia?
Indonesia is the largest and most populous country in Southeast Asia.
What country is the newest country in Southeast Asia?
As Timor-Leste, it 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 become the eleventh member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
What is the smallest country in Southeast Asia?
The Republic of Singapore is the smallest country in southeast Asia. It covers only 272 square miles (707 square kilometers) of land.
Why is South Asia so poor?
According to Canuto (2013), higher poverty rates and the large share of the poor in South Asia are driven mainly by region-wide political unrest. In fact, political tension and civil wars are common in most South Asian countries, meaning such turmoil reduces the effectiveness of a country’s anti-poverty policies.
What are the two most important rivers in South Asia?
The major rivers in South Asia are the Ganges, the Indus, and the Brahmaputra Rivers. The Ganges River flows across northern India into Bangladesh.
Which country has insular shape?
The insular region of Southeast Asia includes the countries of Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, East Timor, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Of the Southeast Asian countries, East Timor most recently gained its independence, as was mentioned in the previous lesson.
Why is the Mekong River so important to Southeast Asia?
From its source in the Tibetan Plateau to its end in Vietnam, the Mekong River is a critical source of drinking water for the millions of people who live in its watershed.
Why is Southeast Asia so populated?
The climate and geography of coasts is more favorable for human lifestyle and certain economic activities. So traditionally, the population was high. And because these are developing countries, population increases at a greater rate here.