Are you an expert in geography? Check your knowledge by taking this quiz on the Asia map! Find the country outlined on our map of Asia, from South Korea to Singapore, Hong Kong to Vietnam, and many more.
Which island country in the Persian Gulf is close to Saudi Arabia and Qatar and is regarded as a top destination for ex-pats?
Bahrain has won the top spot for two years in a row in an Expat Insider survey of ex-pat communities around the world. Many respondents to the study who felt at home noted the high standard of living and hospitable locals. So, Bahrain is happy to have you if you’re looking to relocate.
By 2030, the fourth-largest country in the area will have the biggest economy ever. What Asian country is that?
The fourth-largest and most populous country in the world is expanding quickly. Some economists predict that by 2030, China’s economy will have surpassed that of the US, which held the top spot in the world with $19.39 trillion in 2017. The “Made in China” label has just gained more influence.
What country in the High Himalayas is credited with creating the Gross National Happiness Index?
The Gross National Happiness Index is the natural result of the Kingdom of Bhutan’s breathtaking natural beauty and inherent spirituality. Tibet and India border Bhutan. The index clarifies which particular needs a country is meeting in terms of happiness for its citizens. In 2018, Finland and several other Nordic countries topped the list.
This island country is situated in the Pacific Ocean and has its sea. Which country is that?
Japan, the land of sushi, origami, and tea ceremonies, will bow its respectful welcome to you. The large country is located alone in the Sea of Japan in the Pacific Ocean. You should bring your singing voice if you visit since karaoke is a popular pastime.
What city-state on an island off the coast of Malaysia houses the world’s financial hub?
The developed country off the tip of Malaysia is a city and a nation. Singapore has one diamond-shaped island and around 60 tiny islets, making it one of only three independent city-states worldwide. Singapore, one of the busiest ports in Asia, has cemented its position as the top financial hub on the planet.
This country not only borders seven other nations, but an ocean bears its name. Which country is that?
Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, China, Pakistan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka are all neighbors of India. Although they only share a 0.1-kilometer border, Sri Lanka and India are not particularly friendly.
What Saudi Arabian neighbor is one of the wealthiest nations on the planet and is situated on the Gulf of Oman?
United Arab Emirates
With a GDP per capita of $68,250, the United Arab Emirates oil reserves have the nation screaming, “Show me the money!” The United Arab Emirates consistently ranks among the wealthiest countries in the world, according to the International Monetary Fund.
What is this Middle Eastern country rubbing shoulders with Turkey, Iraq, and Armenia?
Iranian neighbors are located in Asia and Europe, so the country merely embraces its location. In actuality, the neighboring country of Turkey spans both continents, with Istanbul serving as both countries’ capital.
This Central Asian nation, sandwiched between Iran and Uzbekistan, is 70% desert. What dry land is that?
Turkmenistan was once a sea, despite the presence of the Karakum Desert. The desert was submerged in water for about 30 million years ago, and sea fossils, concretions, and nautilus fossils can still be found there.
Which country serves as a gateway to Mount Everest and is sandwiched between China and India?
This Himalayan country is one of China’s fourteen neighbors and serves as a gateway to Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the entire world. Each year, the Nepalese tourist board issues the most permits to climbers. Therefore, Nepal is the place to go if you want to risk your life at 29,000 feet!
India, a country at sea in the Indian Ocean, is this country’s closest neighbor. Which nation was formerly known as Ceylon?
Sri Lanka, which is divided from India by the Palk Strait, was formerly known as Ceylon by European cartographers. The nation of tea and cinnamon is referred to as “the teardrop of India” due to its proximity to its neighbor.
What cruel northern nation bordering China and Russia is renowned for its steppe?
The Mongols once controlled the largest continuous land empire in history, which included parts of China and Siberia and extended from Eastern and Central Europe to the Sea of Japan. The nation’s nomadic people now reside on the steppe in portable yurts.
There are only komodo dragons in this archipelago. Name the paradise island.
Indonesia is home to the Komodo Dragon in addition to the island of Bali, which draws millions of tourists there each year. No other place in the world is home to the giant lizard. Therefore, get moving if your dream is to be pursued by a dragon (they can run up to 12 mph!).
What country of islands, Mindanao, Visayas, and Luzon is in the Pacific Ocean?
Additionally, the archipelago offers white-sand beaches, clear waters, and the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park.
This Asian nation spends at least “one night in Bangkok.”
You’ll get a lot of value for your money whether you visit Thailand for the warm beaches, Buddhist temples, or local cuisine. Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, continues to rank among the top tourist destinations in the world, making it one of the most affordable Asian nations for ex-pats.
The largest religious structure in the world is located in which Mekong Delta neighbors Vietnam and Thailand.
Angkor Wat may receive all the attention, but the Cambodian temple complex close to Siem Reap contains many treasures. Angkor Archeological Park’s Bayon temple, a temple with numerous faces, should also be on your itinerary when you go.
What relatively small South Asian country has the largest river delta in the world, sandwiched between India and Myanmar?
Bangladesh has the largest Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta in the world, which it shares with India. It is also referred to as the Bay of Bengal.
One of the world’s best-protected borders is that of this country. Which country is that?
You may be North Korean if your country has a demilitarized zone (DMZ). It is well known that the border between North and South Korea is dangerous. The “Unification Village” (Tongil Chon), a haven of peace in the buffer zone, is just a few miles away.
What West Asian nation is home to the oldest skyscraper city in the world, situated on the Arabian Peninsula?
While it may be a stretch to refer to the structures as “skyscrapers,” Shibam in Yemen is the first city to build vertically. Its 11-story mudbrick structures date to the sixteenth century. We now understand why it is referred to as the “Manhattan of the Desert.”
The name of this country, which Afghanistan and India frame, translates to “Land of the Pure.” Which South Asian country is that?
Pakistan, which in Persian and Urdu means “land of the pure,” is where many ancient cultures started. It now has one of the emerging economies in the world.
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