The continent of Asia usually incorporates all the islands of
the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia. The islands of the
Pacific are often lumped with Australia into a 'land mass' termed
Oceania or Australasia. Africa's northeast extremity is frequently
delimited at the Isthmus of Suez, but for geopolitical purposes,
the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula is often included as part of Africa.
The forty-eight countries of Asia are: Afghanistan, Armenia,
Azerbaijan*, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia,
China, Cyprus, Georgia*, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel,
Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan*, North Korea, South Korea, Kuwait,
Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal,
Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Russia*, Saudi Arabia, Singapore,
Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Turkey*,
Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, and
Yemen (* indicates part of the country is also in Europe).