South Asia

South Asia, also known as the Indian Subcontinent, is a triangular landmass bordered by the in the north, the Indian Ocean in the south, and the Ganges and Indus river valleys in east and west.

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, the largest country in South Asia, has many of the world's highest mountains, most populated cities, and longest rivers. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The Islamic Republic of is in South Asia astride ancient trade routes to and Western China. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

comprises five major states in peninsular and two island groups – in the Arabian Sea off the west coast of India and in the Bay of Bengal off the east coast. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The People's Republic of is a nation in South Asia, on the edge of the Indian subcontinent. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.


, formerly known as Ceylon, is in South Asia. Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

is a landlocked country in the in South Asia. Photo: Laxman Thapa, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a small country in the between and . Photo: Donvikro, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The are an archipelago in the with picture-perfect beaches, strikingly blue water, and luxury resorts. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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