How far is Asia from the US?
If you accept Islands, Russia is only two miles from Alaska (the distance between Big Diomede Island (Russia), and Little Diomede Island (Alaska). Otherwise, the distance
mainland-to-mainland from Alaska to Russia is about 55 miles.
1. SOUTHWEST Asia: Jordan, Israel, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan. 2. SOUTH Asia: Pakistan, India, Nepal, Tibet. 3. SOUTHEAST Asia: Thailand, Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam. 4. CENTRAL Asia: Mongolia/China 5. FAR EAST (Far Orient/Eastern Asia): Korea, Japan. 6. FAR WEST Asia (Asia Minor): Turkey.