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How many countries are there on the continent of Asia?

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Wiki User
12/13/2011

There are 55. Countries and they're capitals: Afghanistan – Kabul Armenia – Yerevan Azerbaijan – Baku Bahrain – Manama Bangladesh – Dhaka Bhutan – Thimphu British Indian Ocean Territory[3] (overseas territory of the United Kingdom) Brunei – Bandar Seri Begawan Cambodia – Phnom Penh China, People's Republic of – Beijing China, Republic of (commonly known as Taiwan) – Taipei Christmas Island[4] (overseas territory of Australia) Cocos (Keeling) Islands[4] (overseas territory of Australia) Cyprus – Nicosia Georgia – Tbilisi Hong Kong (special administrative region of the People's Republic of China) India – New Delhi Indonesia – Jakarta Iran – Tehran Iraq – Baghdad Israel – Jerusalem Japan – Tokyo Jordan – Amman Kazakhstan – Astana Korea, Democratic People's Republic of (commonly known as North Korea) – Pyongyang Korea, Republic of (commonly known as South Korea) – Seoul Kuwait – Kuwait City Kyrgyzstan – Bishkek Laos – Vientiane Lebanon – Beirut Macau (special administrative region of the People's Republic of China) Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur (seat of government at Putrajaya) Maldives – Malé Mongolia – Ulaanbaatar Myanmar (also commonly known as Burma) – Naypyidaw Nepal – Kathmandu Oman – Muscat Pakistan – Islamabad Palestinian territories (collectively the territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip) Philippines – Manila Qatar – Doha Saudi Arabia – Riyadh Singapore – Singapore[5] Sri Lanka – Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte Syria – Damascus Tajikistan – Dushanbe Thailand – Bangkok Timor-Leste (also commonly known as East Timor) – Dili Turkey – Ankara Turkmenistan – Ashgabat United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi Uzbekistan – Tashkent Vietnam – Hanoi Yemen – Sana'a
55.