Asia

Asia Countries

With an area of ​​44.3 million square kilometers, the Asian continent is the largest in the world with currently 46 independent states. Turkey and Cyprus are (politically) included in Europe.

The People’s Republic of China is the largest country in Asia in terms of both area and population. This makes it the most populous country in the world – in fourth place worldwide. In total, six of the ten most populous countries are in Asia. Also, Turkey is the largest country in Middle East according to Countryaah.

Asian Countries

Country Head of State Head of Government
Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas (elected 2005; Abbas’ term expired in 2009 but as no new elections have been held he has remained in office) Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh (2019–)
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani (2014–) vacant
Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa Prime Minister Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa
Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid (2013–) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (2009–)
Bhutan kung HM Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (2006–) Prime Minister Lotay Tshering (2018–)
Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah (1967–) Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah (1967–)
Burma tf president Myint Swe (2021–) Prime Minister Min Aung Hlaing (2021–) 2
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte (2016–) President Rodrigo Duterte (2016–)
United Arab Emirates President Khalifa bin Zayid Al Nahyan, Emir of Abu Dhabi (2004–) Prime Minister Muhammad bin Rashid Al Maktum, Emir of Dubai (2006–)
India President Ram Nath Kovind (2017–) Prime Minister Narendra Modi (2014–)
Indonesia President Joko Widodo (2014–) President Joko Widodo (2014–)
Iraq President Barham Salih (2018–) Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi (2020–)
Iran ayatolla Ali Khamenei (1989–) President Hassan Rohani (2013–)
Israel President Reuven Rivlin (2014–) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (2009-)
Japan Emperor Naruhito (2019−) Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (2020−)
Yemen President Abd Rabbu Mansur Hadi (2012) Muin Abd al-Malik Said (2018–)
Jordan King Abdullah II Prime Minister Bisher al-Khasawneh (2020–)
Cambodia King Norodom Sihamoni (2004–) Prime Minister Hun Sen (1985–)
Kazakhstan President Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev (2019–) Prime Minister Askar Mamin (2019–)
China President Xi Jinping (2013–) Prime Minister Li Keqiang (2013–)
Kyrgyzstan President Sadyr Japarov (2021–) Prime Minister Ulukbek Maripov (2021–)
Kuwait emir Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah (2020–) Prime Minister Sabah al-Khalid al-Sabah (2019–)
Laos President Bounnhang Vorachith (2016–) Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith (2016–)
Lebanon Michel Aoun (2016–) Hassan Diab (2020–)
Malaysia kung (yang di-pertuan agong) Abdullah Riayatuddin al-Mustafa Billah Shah ibni Sultan Ahmad Shah (2019–) Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (2020–)
Maldives President Ibrahim Muhamed Solih (2018–) President Ibrahim Muhamed Solih (2018–)
Mongolia President Chaltmaagijn Battulga (2017–) Prime Minister Uchnaagiin Chürelsüch (2017–)
Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari (2015–) Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli (2018–)
North Korea Choe Ryong-Hae (2019−) has representative duties while Kim Jong-Un is the “leader” Kim Tok-Hun (2020)
Oman Sultan Qabus bin Said Al Said (1970–) Sultan Qabus bin Said Al Said (1970–)
Pakistan President Arif Alvi (2018–) Prime Minister Imran Khan (2018–)
Qatar emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani (2013–) Prime Minister Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani (2020–)
Saudi Arabia King Salman bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud (2015–) King Salman bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud (2015–)
Singapore President Halimah Yacob (2017–) Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (2004–)
Sri Lanka President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa (2019–) Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa (2019–)
South Korea Moon Jae-In (2017) Chung Sye-Kyun (2020)
Syria President Bashar al-Assad (2000–) Prime Minister Hussein Arnous (2020–)
Tajikistan President Emomalii Rahmon (1992–) Prime Minister Qohir Rasulzoda (2013–)
Taiwan Tsai Ing-wen (2016) Su Tseng-chang (2019)
Thailand kung Maha Vajiralongkorn (Rama X; 2016–) Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha (2014–)
Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow (2007–) President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow (2007–)
Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyev (2016–) Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov (2016–)
Vietnam President Nguyen Phu Trong (2018–) Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (2016–)
East Timor President Francisco Guterres (2017–) Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak (2018–)

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