Countries in Southern Asia
How Many Countries in Southern Asia
South Asia is one of the largest and most populous subcontinents on the planet. Covering the official territory of more than 5 million km², Southern Asia is composed of 8 independent countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka). See below for the full list of Southern Asian Countries by population.
List of Countries in Southern Asia and Their Capitals
As noted above, there are eight independent countries in the South Asia. Among them, the largest country is India and the smallest is Maldives in term of population. The full list of Southern Asia countries with capitals is shown in the table below, ranked by latest total population and area.
|Rank||Country Name||Population||Land Area (km²)||Capital|
|6||Sri Lanka||21,670,112||62,732||Colombo, Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte|
Map of Southern Asian Countries