Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is a group of diverse tropical countries between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, featuring cultures influenced by both and and hosting large communities of Overseas Chinese.

Popular Destinations

is the capital and largest city of and, with a population of over eleven million inhabitants, by far its main city. Photo: ויקיג'אנקי, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city-state in Southeast Asia. Modern was founded as a trading colony in 1819, and since independence, it has become one of the world's most prosperous countries and boasts one of the world's busiest ports. Photo: Khairul Nizam, CC BY 2.0.

The , officially the Republic of the , is an archipelago of more than 7,100 islands in Southeast Asia between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea. Photo: Matthias Hiltner, CC BY 2.0.

is a huge archipelago of diverse islands scattered over both sides of the Equator between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Destinations

With great food, a tropical climate, fascinating culture and superb beaches, the Kingdom of is the most visited country in Southeast Asia. Photo: Wikigod, CC BY 3.0.

is a country in Southeast Asia, on the Malay peninsula, as well as on northern . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a country in Southeast Asia. Despite the turmoil of the War, has emerged from the ashes since the 1990s and is undergoing rapid economic development, driven by its young and industrious population. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, or Burma is a country in Southeast Asia. Once a part of the British Raj, was a closed dictatorship during the late-20th century. Photo: Soe Lin, CC BY 2.0.

The Kingdom of is in Southeast Asia. While commemorates 's glorious… Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a nation in Southeast Asia, known for its mountainous terrain, French colonial architecture, hill tribe settlements, and Buddhist monasteries. Photo: Tango7174, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, commonly known as , is one of the world's… Photo: Nhobgood, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Southeast Asia

Latitude of center
10.527° or 10° 31' 37.1" north
Longitude of center
108.9446° or 108° 56' 40.4" east

Also Known As

  • Achinese: Asia Teunggara
  • Afar: Qubla-shıg'ıs Aziya
  • Afrikaans: Suidoos-Asië
  • Albanian: Azia Juglindore
  • Amharic: ደቡብ-ምስራቅ እስያ
  • Arabic: Salatan-Sinirangan nga Asya
  • Arabic: جنوب شرق آسيا
  • Armenian: Հարավ-Արևելյան Ասիա
  • Armenian: Հարավարևելյան Ասիա
  • Arpitan: Asia du Sud-Levant
  • Asturian: Sudeste Asiáticu
  • Asturian: Sudeste asiáticu
  • Avaric: Geronefa Asia
  • Azerbaijani: Cənub-Şərqi Asiya
  • Balinese: Asia Kelod-Kangin
  • Bashkir: Көньяҡ-Көнсығыш Азия
  • Basque: Hego-ekialdeko Asia
  • Bavarian: Siadostasien
  • Bavarian: Sidostasien
  • Belarusian: Паўднёва-Ўсходняя Азія
  • Belarusian: Паўднёва-Усходняя Азія
  • Bengali: দক্ষিণ-পূর্ব এশিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: दक्खिन पुरुब एशिया
  • Bosnian: Jugoistočna Azija
  • Breton: Azia ar Gevred
  • Breton: Azia ar gevred
  • Buginese: Asia Tenggara
  • Bulgarian: Югоизточна Азия
  • Burmese: အရှေ့တောင်အာရှ
  • Catalan: Àsia Sud-oriental
  • Cebuano: Habagatang-sidlakang Asya
  • Central Bikol: Sur-subangan na Asya
  • Central Kurdish: باشووری ڕۆژھەڵاتی ئاسیا
  • Chinese: Tang-lâm A-chiu
  • Chinese: 东南亚
  • Chinese: 東南亞
  • Croatian: Jugoistočna Azija
  • Czech: Jihovýchodní Asie
  • Danish: Sydøstasien
  • Dimli (individual language): Asya Verocê Rocvetışi
  • Dutch: Zuidoost-Azië
  • English: SE Asia
  • English: South-east Asia
  • English: South East Asia
  • English: Southeastern Asia
  • Esperanto: Sud-Orienta Azio
  • Estonian: Kagu-Aasia
  • Faroese: Landsynningsásia
  • Finnish: Kaakkois-Aasia
  • French: Asie du Sud-Est
  • French: Sud-Est asiatique
  • Galician: Sueste asiático
  • Gan Chinese: 東南亞
  • Georgian: სამხრეთ-აღმოსავლეთი აზია
  • German: Süd-Ost-Asien
  • German: Südostasien
  • German: Südöstliches Asien
  • Greek: Νοτιοανατολική Ασία
  • Guarani: Ñembykuarahyresẽ Asia
  • Hakka Chinese: Tûng-nàm-â
  • Hausa: Tûng-nàm-Â
  • Hebrew: דרום-מזרח אסיה
  • Hindi: दक्षिण पूर्व एशिया
  • Hungarian: Délkelet-Ázsia
  • Icelandic: Suðaustur-Asía
  • Iloko: Abagatan a daya nga Asia
  • Iloko: Akin-abagatan a daya nga Asia
  • Indonesian: Asia Tenggara
  • Indonesian: Asia bagian Tenggara
  • Italian: Sud-est asiatico
  • Japanese: 東南アジア
  • Javanese: Asia Kidul-wétan
  • Kannada: ಆಗ್ನೇಯ ಏಷ್ಯಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Qubla-shig'is Aziya
  • Karachay-Balkar: Къыбыла-Кюнчыгъыш Азия
  • Kazakh: Оңтүстік-Шығыс Азия
  • Khmer: អាស៊ីអាគ្នេយ៍
  • Kirghiz: Түштүк-Чыгыш Азия
  • Korean: 남동아시아
  • Korean: 남동 아시아
  • Korean: 동남아
  • Korean: 동남 아시아
  • Korean: 동남아시아
  • Kotava: Geronefa Asia
  • Kurdish: Başûr-rojhilatê Asyayê
  • Lao: Abagatan a daya nga Asia
  • Lao: ອາຊີຕາເວັນອອກສຽງໃຕ້
  • Latin: Asia Meridiorientalis
  • Latin: Asia austro-orientalis
  • Latvian: Dienvidaustrumāzija
  • Lingala: Azía ya Súdi-Monyɛlɛ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Asia sude-este
  • Literary Chinese: 東南亞
  • Lithuanian: Pietryčių Azija
  • Macedonian: Југоисточна Азија
  • Malagasy: Azia Atsimo-Atsinanana
  • Malagasy: Azia Atsimo Atsinanana
  • Malay: Asia Tenggara
  • Malayalam: തെക്കുകിഴക്കേ ഏഷ്യ
  • Marathi: आग्नेय आशिया
  • Min Dong Chinese: Dĕ̤ng-nàng-ā
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tang-lâm-a
  • Minangkabau: Asia Tenggara
  • Mingrelian: ობჟათე-ბჟაეიოლი აზია
  • Mongolian: Зүүн Өмнөд Ази
  • N'Ko: ߊߖ߭ߌ߫ ߥߙߏ߬ߘߎ߯ߕߟߋ߬ߓߐ
  • Northern Frisian: Süüduastaasien
  • Norwegian: Sørøst-Asia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sørøst-Asia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Søraust-Asia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: søraustlege Asia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Asia del Sud-Èst
  • Pampanga: Mauling Aslagang Asia
  • Panjabi: ਦੱਖਣ-ਪੂਰਬੀ ਏਸ਼ੀਆ
  • Persian: جنوب شرق آسیا
  • Persian: جنوب شرقی آسیا
  • Polish: Azja Południowo-Wschodnia
  • Portuguese: Sudeste Asiático
  • Romanian: Asia de Sud-Est
  • Russian: Юго-Восточная Азия
  • Samogitian: Pėitrītiu Azėjė
  • Sardinian: Àsia sud-orientale
  • Serbian: Југоисточна Азија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Jugoistočna Azija
  • Shan: ဢေးသျႃးၸဵင်ႇၸၢၼ်းဝၼ်းဢွၵ်ႇ
  • Sicilian: Asia dû Sud-est
  • Sindhi: ڏکڻ اوڀر ايشيا
  • Slovak: Juhovýchodná Ázia
  • Slovenian: Jugovzhodna Azija
  • South Azerbaijani: گونئی دوغو آسیا
  • Spanish: Asia Sudoriental
  • Spanish: Asia Suroriental
  • Spanish: Sudeste Asiatico
  • Spanish: Sudeste Asiático
  • Spanish: Sudeste de Asia
  • Spanish: Sureste Asiatico
  • Spanish: Sureste Asiático
  • Spanish: Sureste de Asia
  • Sundanese: Asia Kidul Wétan
  • Sundanese: Asia Tenggara
  • Swahili: Asia ya Kusini-Mashariki
  • Swedish: Sydostasien
  • Swedish: Sydöstasien
  • Swiss German: Südostasien
  • Tagalog: Timog-silangang Asya
  • Tajik: Осиёи Ҷанубу Шарқӣ
  • Tamil: தென்கிழக்காசியா
  • Tatar: Көньяк-Көнчыгыш Азия
  • Tatar: Көньяк-көнчыгыш Азия
  • Telugu: ఆగ్నేయ ఆసియా
  • Thai: เอเชียตะวันออกเฉียงใต้
  • Tosk Albanian: Südostasien
  • Turkish: Güneydoğu Asya
  • Turkmen: Günorta-Gündogar Aziýa
  • Uighur: شەرقىي جەنۇبىي ئاسىيا
  • Ukrainian: Південно-Східна Азія
  • Urdu: جنوب مشرقی ایشیا
  • Urdu: جنوب مشرقی ایشیاء
  • Uzbek: Janubi-Sharqiy Osiyo
  • Vietnamese: Đông Nam Á
  • Vlaams: Zuudôost-Azië
  • Waray (Philippines): Salatan-Sinirangan nga Asya
  • Welsh: De-ddwyrain Asia
  • Western Frisian: Súdeast-Aazje
  • Western Panjabi: دکھن چڑھدا ایشیا
  • Western Panjabi: لموچی چڑھدا ایشیا
  • Wolof: Bëj-saalum-penku Asi
  • Wu Chinese: 东南亚国家
  • Yakut: Соҕуруулуу-илин Азия
  • Yiddish: דרום-מזרח אזיע
  • Yoruba: Gúúsù-Ìlàòrùn Ásíà
  • Yue Chinese: 東南亞
  • Asyay Verocê Rocvetışi
  • Оңтүстік-шығыс Азия

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