HOME

TheInfoList



A subregion is a part of a larger
region In geography Geography (from Greek: , ''geographia'', literally "earth description") is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of the Earth and planets. The first person to use the wor ...

region
or
continent A continent is any of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven geographical regions are commonly regarded as continents. Ordered from largest in area to small ...
and is usually based on location.
Cardinal direction The four cardinal directions, or cardinal points, are the directions north, east, south, and west, commonly denoted by their initials N, E, S, and W. East and west are perpendicular (at right angles) to north and south, with east being in the cl ...
s, such as
south South is one of the cardinal directions or compass points. South is the opposite of north and is perpendicular to the east and west. Etymology The word ''south'' comes from Old English ''sūþ'', from earlier Proto-Germanic language, Proto-Germa ...

south
are commonly used to define a subregion.


United Nations subregions

The Statistics Division of the
United Nations The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and international security, security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, and be a centre for har ...

United Nations
(UN) is in charge of the collection, processing, and dissemination of statistical information for the UN. In 1999, it developed a system of macro-geographical (continental) regions, subregions, and other selected economic groups to report advances towards achieving numerous millennial development goals worldwide. These
statistical divisions
statistical divisions
were devised for statistical purposes and is used for carrying out statistical analysis. The division's first publication was the book ''World's Women 2000: Trends and Statistics'' in 2000. According to the UN, the assignment of countries or areas to specific groupings is for statistical convenience and does not imply any assumption regarding political or other affiliation of countries or territories.Standard country or area codes and geographical regions for statistical use
/ref>


Subregions by continent

The following is a non-exhaustive list of subregions, arranged alphabetically by region (i.e., by continent); in the UN geoscheme, higher-level, macro-geographical regions are arranged to the extent possible according to continents.


Afro-Eurasia Afro-Eurasia (or Afroeurasia, Field, Henry.The University of California African Expedition: I, Egypt, ''American Anthropologist,'' New Series Vol. 50, No. 3, Part 1 (Jul. - Sep., 1948), pp. 479-493. or Eurafrasia), nickname A nickname is a ...

Afro-Eurasia


Africa Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are ...

Africa

* ''by the United Nations Statistics Division's geoscheme (see also: ):'' **
Northern Africa North Africa is a region encompassing the northern portion of the Africa Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent, after Asia in both cases. At about 30.3 million km2 (11.7 million square miles) includin ...

Northern Africa
**
Eastern Africa East Africa or Eastern Africa is the east East is one of the four cardinal direction The four cardinal directions, or cardinal points, are the directions north North is one of the four compass points or cardinal directions. It is the ...
** **
Southern Africa Southern Africa is the south South is one of the cardinal directions or compass points. South is the opposite of north and is perpendicular to the east and west. Etymology The word ''south'' comes from Old English ''sūþ'', from earlier Pro ...
**
Western Africa West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of Africa Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent, after Asia in both cases. At about 30.3 million km2 (11.7 million square miles) including adjac ...

Western Africa
* ''by geography:'' **
North Africa North Africa is a region encompassing the northern portion of the African continent. There is no singularly accepted scope for the region, and it is sometimes defined as stretching from the Atlantic shores of Mauritania in the west, to Egypt's ...

North Africa
(Also known as
Saharan Africa The Sahara (, ; ar, الصحراء الكبرى, ', 'the Greatest Desert') is a desert on the African continent Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent, after Asia in both cases. At about 30.3 million k ...

Saharan Africa
) ***
Maghreb The Maghreb (; ar, المغرب , "the west"), also known as Northwest Africa, the Arab Maghreb ( ), and historically as "The Barbary coast", is the western part of North Africa and the Arab World The Arab world ( ar, العالم العر ...

Maghreb
(AKA
Northwest Africa The Maghreb (; ar, المغرب , "the west"), also known as Northwest Africa, the Arab Maghreb ( ), and historically as "The Barbary coast", is the western part of North Africa and the Arab world, Arab World. The region includes Algeria, Libya ...

Northwest Africa
, also including
Mauritania Mauritania (; ar, موريتانيا, ', french: Mauritanie; Berber languages, Berber: ''Agawej'' or ''Cengit''; Pulaar language, Pulaar: ''Moritani''; Wolof language, Wolof: ''Gànnaar''; Soninke language, Soninke: ''Murutaane''), officially ...

Mauritania
, which most geographers consider as a part of
West Africa West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of Africa. The United Nations defines Western Africa as the 17 countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, ...

West Africa
; some geographers consider
Libya Libya (; ar, ليبيا, Lībīyā), officially the State of Libya, ( ar, دولة ليبيا, Dawlat Lībīyā) is a country in the Maghreb region in North Africa bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to Egypt–Libya border, t ...

Libya
as a part of Northeast Africa and
Western Sahara Western Sahara ( '; ; ) is a disputed territory on the northwest coast and in the Maghreb region of North and West Africa West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of Africa. The United Nations The United Nations ( ...

Western Sahara
as a part of
West Africa West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of Africa. The United Nations defines Western Africa as the 17 countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, ...

West Africa
) ***
Northeast Africa Northeast Africa, or ''Northeastern Africa'' or Northern East Africa as it was known in the past, is a geographic regional term used to refer to the countries of Africa Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent, ...
(including
Egypt Egypt ( ar, مِصر, Miṣr), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country This is a list of countries located on more than one continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identif ...
, the
Horn of Africa The Horn of Africa (HoA) om, Gaafa Afrikaa, am, የአፍሪካ ቀንድ, yäafrika qänd, so, Geeska Afrika 𐒌𐒜𐒈𐒏𐒖 𐒖𐒍𐒇𐒘𐒏𐒖, ti, ቀርኒ ኣፍሪቃ, q’ärnī afīrīqa, ar, القرن الأفريقي, al ...

Horn of Africa
, and the Sudans; some geographers consider
Egypt Egypt ( ar, مِصر, Miṣr), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country This is a list of countries located on more than one continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identif ...
,
Libya Libya (; ar, ليبيا, Lībīyā), officially the State of Libya, ( ar, دولة ليبيا, Dawlat Lībīyā) is a country in the Maghreb region in North Africa bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to Egypt–Libya border, t ...

Libya
, and the
Sudan Sudan (; ar, السودان, as-Sūdān), officially the Republic of the Sudan ( ar, جمهورية السودان, link=no, Jumhūriyyat as-Sūdān), is a country in Northeast Africa. It is bordered by Egypt to the Egypt–Sudan border, nort ...

Sudan
as Northeast Africa instead) **
Sub-Saharan Africa Sub-Saharan Africa is, geographically and ethnoculturally, the area of the continent of Africa that lies south of the Sahara. According to the United Nations, it consists of all list of sovereign states and dependent territories in Africa, Af ...

Sub-Saharan Africa
(AKA
Tropical Africa Although tropical Africa is mostly familiar to the West for its rainforests, this biogeographic realm of Africa Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent, after Asia in both cases. At about 30.3 million km2 ...
) ***
Central Africa Central Africa is a subregion of the African continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are commonly regarded ...

Central Africa
(AKA Congo,
Equatorial Africa Equatorial Africa is an ambiguous term that sometimes is used to refer either to the equatorial region of Sub-Saharan Africa Sub-Saharan Africa is, geographically and ethnoculturally, the area of the continent of Africa that lies south of t ...
or
Middle Africa Central Africa is a subregion of the African continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are commonly regarded ...

Middle Africa
) ***
East Africa East Africa or Eastern Africa is the eastern subregion of the Africa Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent, after Asia in both cases. At about 30.3 million km2 (11.7 million square miles) including ...
(AKA
Nile The Nile, , Bohairic , lg, Kiira , Nobiin Nobiin, or Mahas, is a Northern Nubian languages, Nubian language of the Nilo-Saharan languages, Nilo-Saharan language family. "Nobiin" is the genitive case, genitive form of ''Nòòbíí'' ("Nubi ...
) ****
Northeast Africa Northeast Africa, or ''Northeastern Africa'' or Northern East Africa as it was known in the past, is a geographic regional term used to refer to the countries of Africa Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent, ...
(including
Egypt Egypt ( ar, مِصر, Miṣr), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country This is a list of countries located on more than one continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identif ...
, the
Horn of Africa The Horn of Africa (HoA) om, Gaafa Afrikaa, am, የአፍሪካ ቀንድ, yäafrika qänd, so, Geeska Afrika 𐒌𐒜𐒈𐒏𐒖 𐒖𐒍𐒇𐒘𐒏𐒖, ti, ቀርኒ ኣፍሪቃ, q’ärnī afīrīqa, ar, القرن الأفريقي, al ...

Horn of Africa
, and the Sudans; some geographers consider
Egypt Egypt ( ar, مِصر, Miṣr), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country This is a list of countries located on more than one continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identif ...
,
Libya Libya (; ar, ليبيا, Lībīyā), officially the State of Libya, ( ar, دولة ليبيا, Dawlat Lībīyā) is a country in the Maghreb region in North Africa bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to Egypt–Libya border, t ...

Libya
, and the
Sudan Sudan (; ar, السودان, as-Sūdān), officially the Republic of the Sudan ( ar, جمهورية السودان, link=no, Jumhūriyyat as-Sūdān), is a country in Northeast Africa. It is bordered by Egypt to the Egypt–Sudan border, nort ...

Sudan
as Northeast Africa instead) *****
Horn of Africa The Horn of Africa (HoA) om, Gaafa Afrikaa, am, የአፍሪካ ቀንድ, yäafrika qänd, so, Geeska Afrika 𐒌𐒜𐒈𐒏𐒖 𐒖𐒍𐒇𐒘𐒏𐒖, ti, ቀርኒ ኣፍሪቃ, q’ärnī afīrīqa, ar, القرن الأفريقي, al ...

Horn of Africa
****
Southeast Africa Southeast Africa or Southeastern Africa is an African region that is intermediate between East Africa and Southern Africa. It comprises the countries Botswana, Burundi, Eswatini, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, South Africa, Uganda, Z ...
(also including
Botswana Botswana (, also ), officially the Republic of Botswana ( tn, Lefatshe la Botswana, label=Setswana The Tswana language () is a Bantu language spoken in Southern Africa by about 8,2 million people. It is a Bantu languages, Bantu langua ...

Botswana
,
Eswatini Eswatini ( ; ss, eSwatini ), officially the Kingdom of Eswatini ( ss, Umbuso weSwatini, links=no), sometimes written in English as eSwatini, and formerly and still commonly known in English as Swaziland ( ; officially renamed in 2018), is a ...

Eswatini
and
Lesotho Lesotho ( , ), officially the Kingdom of Lesotho ( st, Naha ea Lesotho), is an Enclave and exclave, enclaved country surrounded entirely by South Africa. Lesotho is just over and has a population of about million. Its capital and largest city ...

Lesotho
, which most geographers consider as part of
Southern Africa Southern Africa is the south South is one of the cardinal directions or compass points. South is the opposite of north and is perpendicular to the east and west. Etymology The word ''south'' comes from Old English ''sūþ'', from earlier Pro ...
) ***
Southern Africa Southern Africa is the south South is one of the cardinal directions or compass points. South is the opposite of north and is perpendicular to the east and west. Etymology The word ''south'' comes from Old English ''sūþ'', from earlier Pro ...
(AKA
Kalahari The Kalahari Desert is a large semi-arid climate, semi-arid sandy savannah in Southern Africa extending for , covering much of Botswana, and parts of Namibia and South Africa. It is not to be confused with the Angolan, Namibian, and South Afr ...
) ***
West Africa West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of Africa. The United Nations defines Western Africa as the 17 countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, ...

West Africa
(AKA
Niger ) , official_languages = French language, French , languages_type = National languages
) ****
Guinea (region) Guinea is a traditional name for the region of the African coast of West Africa which lies along the Gulf of Guinea. It is a naturally moist tropical forest or savanna that stretches along the coast and borders the Sahel belt in the north. Etym ...
****
Sudan (region) Sudan is the geographic region to the south of the Sahara, stretching from Western to eastern Central Africa. The name derives from the Arabic ' (), or "the lands of the Black people, Blacks", referring to West Africa and northern Central Africa. ...
* ''by physiography:'' **
Congo Basin The Congo Basin (french: Bassin du Congo) is the sedimentary basin Sedimentary basins are regions of the Earth Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life. About 29% of Earth's surface ...
**
Kalahari Basin The Kalahari Basin, also known as the Kalahari Depression or the Okavango Basin, is an endorheic basin and large lowland area covering over 2.5 million km2 covering most of Botswana and Namibia, as well as parts of Angola, South Africa, Zambia, a ...
***
Kalahari Desert The Kalahari Desert is a large semi-arid sandy savannah A savanna or savannah is a mixed woodland-grassland ecosystem characterised by the trees being sufficiently widely spaced so that the Canopy (forest), canopy does not close. The ope ...
**
Namib The Namib (; pt, Namibe) is a coastal desert upright=1.5, alt=see caption, Sand dunes in the Rub' al Khali ("Empty quarter") in the United Arab Emirates">Rub'_al_Khali.html" ;"title="Sand dunes in the Rub' al Khali">Sand dunes in the ...

Namib
**
Nile Basin The Nile Basin is the part of Africa Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any s ...
**
Sahara The Sahara (, ; ar, الصحراء الكبرى, ', 'the Greatest Desert') is a desert on the African continent Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent, after Asia in both cases. At about 30.3 million k ...

Sahara
**
Sahel The Sahel (; ar, ساحل ' , "coast, shore") is the ecoclimatic and biogeographic realm A biogeographic realm or ecozone is the broadest biogeographic division of Earth's land surface, based on distributional patterns of terrestrial orga ...

Sahel
** Sudanian savanna ***
East Sudanian savanna The East Sudanian Savanna is a hot, dry, tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands, tropical savanna ecoregion of Central Africa, Central and East Africa. Geography The East Sudanian savanna is the eastern half of the Sudania ...
****
Sudd The Sudd (' or ') is a vast swamp in South Sudan, formed by the White Nile's ''Mountain Nile, Baḥr al-Jabal'' section. The Arabic language, Arabic word ' is derived from ' (), meaning "barrier" or "obstruction". The term "the sudd" has come to ...
***
West Sudanian savanna The West Sudanian savanna is a tropical savanna ecoregion An ecoregion (ecological region) or ecozone (ecological zone) is an ecology, ecologically and geographically defined area that is smaller than a bioregion, which in turn is smaller than ...
* ''by economics:'' ** African Monetary Union (AMU) **
Arab League The Arab League ( ar, الجامعة العربية, '), formally the League of Arab States ( ar, جامعة الدول العربية, '), is a regional organization and Turkey Turkey ( tr, Türkiye ), officially the Republic of Turk ...

Arab League
(including some countries) **
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is a free trade area with twenty-one member states stretching from Tunisia ) , image_map = Tunisia location (orthographic projection).svg , map_caption = Location of Tunisia in nort ...
(COMESA) **
Common Monetary Area The Common Monetary Area (CMA) links South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho and Eswatini into a currency union, monetary union. It is allied to the Southern African Customs Union (SACU). The main purpose of this trade is that all of the parties can have th ...

Common Monetary Area
(CMA) **
Community of Sahel–Saharan States The Community of Sahel–Saharan States (CEN-SAD; Arabic language, Arabic: ; French language, French: ''Communauté des Etats Sahélo-Sahariens''; Portuguese language, Portuguese: ''Comunidade dos Estados Sahelo-Saarianos'') aims to create a free ...
(CEN-SAD) **
Council of Arab Economic Unity The Council of Arab Economic Unity (CAEU) (Arabic: ) was founded by Egypt Egypt ( ; ar, مِصر ), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the North Africa, northeast corner of Africa and Western Asia ...
(GAFTA) – including some countries **
Economic Community of Central African States The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS; french: Communauté Économique des États de l'Afrique Centrale, CEEAC; es, Comunidad Económica de los Estados de África Central, CEEAC; pt, Comunidade Económica dos Estados da Áfri ...
(ECCAS) **
Economic Community of West African States The Economic Community of West African States, also known as ECOWAS ( in French), is a regional political Politics (from , ) is the set of activities that are associated with Decision-making, making decisions in Social group, groups, or o ...
(ECOWAS) **
EMEA EMEA is a shorthand designation meaning Europe Europe is a continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are c ...
(including
Europe Europe is a continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are commonly regarded as continents. Ordered from largest ...

Europe
and the
Middle East The Middle East ( ar, الشرق الأوسط, ISO 233 The international standard are technical standards developed by international organizations (intergovernmental organizations), such as Codex Alimentarius in food, the World Health Organi ...

Middle East
) **
Southern African Customs Union The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) is a customs union A customs union is generally defined as a type of trade bloc A trade bloc is a type of trade pact, intergovernmental agreement, often part of a regional intergovernmental organization ...

Southern African Customs Union
(SACU) **
Southern African Development Community The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is an inter-governmental organization headquartered in Gaborone Gaborone ( , , ) is the capital and largest city of Botswana with a population of 231,626 based on the 2011 census, ab ...

Southern African Development Community
(SADC) **
Union for the Mediterranean The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM; french: Union pour la Méditerranée, ar, الإتحاد من أجل المتوسط ''Al-Ittiḥād min ajl al-Mutawassaṭ'') is an intergovernmental organization An intergovernmental organization (IGO) o ...

Union for the Mediterranean
(including most
European European, or Europeans, may refer to: In general * ''European'', an adjective referring to something of, from, or related to Europe ** Ethnic groups in Europe ** Demographics of Europe ** European cuisine, the cuisines of Europe and other Western ...

European
countries and some countries) * ''by biogeography:'' **
Macaronesia 240px, Macaronesia Macaronesia (Portuguese language, Portuguese: ''Macaronésia'') is a collection of four volcanic archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean, North Atlantic Ocean, off the coasts of the continents of Europe and Africa. Each archipelago ...

Macaronesia
* ''by historical division:'' **
Negroland Negroland, or Nigritia, is an archaic term in European mapping, describing the inland and, by westerners, poorly explored region in West Africa West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of Africa. The United Nations The ...
* ''by geology:'' **
Kaapvaal Craton Image:Map of Kaapvaal craton.svg, alt=This map shows the outlines of the southern African nations of Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Kaapvaal's outline is superimposed on the countries., The bold outline shows the parameters of the ...
**
Zimbabwe Craton The Zimbabwe Craton is an area in Southern Africa of ancient continental crust, being a part of the ancient continent of Western Gondwana Gondwana () or Gondwanaland was a supercontinent In geology Geology (from the Ancient Greek γ ...


Eurasia Eurasia () is the largest continent A continent is any of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven geographical regions are commonly regarded as contin ...

Eurasia


=

Asia Asia () is a landmass variously described as part of Eurasia Eurasia () is the largest continent A continent is any of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict crite ...

Asia

= * ''by the United Nations Statistics Division's geoscheme (see also: UN geoscheme for Asia):'' **
Central Asia Central Asia is a region in Asia which stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China and Mongolia in the east, and from Afghanistan and Iran in the south to Russia in the north, including the former Soviet Union, Soviet republics of the Sovi ...

Central Asia
**
Eastern Asia East Asia is the east East is one of the four cardinal direction The four cardinal directions, or cardinal points, are the directions north North is one of the four compass points or cardinal directions. It is the opposite of south ...

Eastern Asia
**
South-eastern Asia Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is the United Nations geoscheme for Asia#South-eastern Asia, southeastern subregion of Asia, consisting of the regions that are geographically south of China, east of the Indian subcontinent and north-west o ...

South-eastern Asia
**
Southern Asia South Asia is the southern region of Asia, which is defined in both geography, geographical and culture, ethno-cultural terms. The region consists of the countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lan ...

Southern Asia
**
Western Asia Western Asia, West Asia, or Southwest Asia, is the westernmost subregion A subregion is a part of a larger region In geography, regions are areas that are broadly divided by physical characteristics ( physical geography), human impact character ...

Western Asia
* ''by geography:'' **
Central Asia Central Asia is a region in Asia which stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China and Mongolia in the east, and from Afghanistan and Iran in the south to Russia in the north, including the former Soviet Union, Soviet republics of the Sovi ...

Central Asia
**
East Asia East Asia is the eastern region of Asia Asia () is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern Hemisphere, Eastern and Northern Hemisphere, Northern Hemisphere of the Earth, Hemispheres. It shares the ...

East Asia
***
Greater China "Greater China" is an informal geographical area that shares commercial and cultural ties with the Han Chinese, The notion of "Greater China" refers to the area that usually encompasses mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan in East Asia. ...

Greater China
****
China China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia. It is the List of countries and dependencies by population, world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.4 billion. Covering approximately 9.6& ...

China
*****
Hong Kong Hong Kong (, ), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (HKSAR) (), is a metropolitan area and Special administrative regions of China, special administrative region of the China, People's Repu ...

Hong Kong
(some geographers consider it as a part of
Northeast Asia Northeast Asia or Northeastern Asia is a geographical subregion of Asia Asia () is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern Hemisphere, Eastern and Northern Hemisphere, Northern Hemisphere of the Eart ...
) *****
Macau Macau or Macao (; ; ; ), officially the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (MSAR), (RAEM) is a List of cities in China, city and Special administrative regions of China, special administrative region of the Chi ...

Macau
(some geographers consider it as a part of
Northeast Asia Northeast Asia or Northeastern Asia is a geographical subregion of Asia Asia () is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern Hemisphere, Eastern and Northern Hemisphere, Northern Hemisphere of the Eart ...
) *****
Mainland China Mainland China, also known as the Chinese mainland, China mainland, or the Mainland Area of the Republic of China is the geopolitics, geopolitical area under the direct jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China (PRC) since Proclamation of ...

Mainland China
(some geographers consider it as a part of
Northeast Asia Northeast Asia or Northeastern Asia is a geographical subregion of Asia Asia () is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern Hemisphere, Eastern and Northern Hemisphere, Northern Hemisphere of the Eart ...
) ******
North China North China, or Huabei ( ) is a List of regions of China, geographical region of China, consisting of the provinces of Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Shanxi and Inner Mongolia. Part of the larger region of Northern China (''Beifang''), it lies north ...

North China
(Eastern
Inner Mongolia Inner Mongolia, officially the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, is a landlocked Autonomous regions of China, autonomous region of the China, People's Republic of China. Its border includes most of the length of China's China–Mongolia border, ...

Inner Mongolia
is also a part of
Northeast China Northeast China () is a geographical region In geography Geography (from Greek: , ''geographia'', literally "earth description") is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of the Earth ...

Northeast China
) ******
Northeast China Northeast China () is a geographical region In geography Geography (from Greek: , ''geographia'', literally "earth description") is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of the Earth ...

Northeast China
(AKA
Manchuria Manchuria is an exonym and endonym, exonym for a historical and geographic region of Russia and China in Northeast Asia (mostly in Northeast China today). Its extent may vary depending on the context: * Modern geographical region: ** (most ofte ...

Manchuria
) – also a part of
Northeast Asia Northeast Asia or Northeastern Asia is a geographical subregion of Asia Asia () is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern Hemisphere, Eastern and Northern Hemisphere, Northern Hemisphere of the Eart ...
******
Southeast China The points of the compass are the Euclidean vector, vectors by which planet-based directions are conventionally defined. A compass rose is primarily composed of four cardinal directions—north, east, south, and west—each separated by 90 degree ( ...
(excluding
Central China Central China () is a geographical and a loosely defined cultural region that includes the provinces of Henan, Hubei and Hunan. Jiangxi is sometimes also regarded to be part of this region. Central China is now officially part of South Central ...
) *******
East China East China () is a geographical and a loosely defined cultural region In geography, regions are areas that are broadly divided by physical characteristics ( physical geography), human impact characteristics ( human geography), and the interacti ...

East China
(some geographers include
Taiwan Island , t2 = , s2 = , l2 = beautiful island , bpmf2 = ㄈㄨˊ ㄦˇ ㄇㄛˊ ㄕㄚ , w2 = Fu²-êr³-mo²-sha¹ , p2 = Fúĕrmóshā , tp2 = Fúĕrmósha , mps2 = Fúĕrmóshā , gr2 = Fwu'eelmosha , poj = Tâi-oân , tl = Tâi-uân , h = Thòi-và ...
,
Penghu The Penghu (Hokkien Pe̍h-ōe-jī, POJ: ''Phîⁿ-ô͘''  or ''Phêⁿ-ô͘'' ) or Pescadores Islands are an archipelago of 90 islands and islets in the Taiwan Strait. The largest city is Magong, located on the largest island, which i ...

Penghu
,
Kinmen Kinmen, English exonyms#Taiwan, alternatively known as Quemoy, is a group of islands governed as a County (Taiwan), county by the Republic of China (ROC) based in Taiwan, off the southeastern coast of mainland China. It lies roughly east of the ...

Kinmen
, the
Matsu Islands The Matsu Islands (; Foochow Romanized: Mā-cū liĕk-dō̤), officially Lienchiang County (; Foochow Romanized: :cdo:Lièng-gŏng-gâing, Lièng-gŏng-gâing), are an archipelago of 36 islands and islets in the East China Sea governed by the Rep ...
, , Parangcho, and the
Senkaku Islands (Senkaku Islands)(Tiaoyutai Islands / Diaoyutai Islands)(Diaoyu Dao and its affiliated islands)Pinnacle Islands , location = Pacific Ocean , coordinates = , archipelago = , total islands = 5 + 3 rocks (reefs) , major ...
in this subregion) *******
South Central China South Central China ( zh, c = 中南, p = Zhōngnán, l = Central-South) is a region In geography, regions are areas that are broadly divided by physical characteristics ( physical geography), human impact characteristics ( human geography), ...

South Central China
********
Central China Central China () is a geographical and a loosely defined cultural region that includes the provinces of Henan, Hubei and Hunan. Jiangxi is sometimes also regarded to be part of this region. Central China is now officially part of South Central ...
********
South China South China () is a geographical and cultural region that covers the southernmost part of China China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia. It is the List of countries and dependencies by population ...
(including
Hainan Island Hainan (, ; ) is the smallest and southernmost province A province is almost always an administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, ...

Hainan Island
and the
South China Sea Islands The South China Sea Islands consist of over 250 island upright=1.15, Great_Britain.html"_;"title="Ireland_(left)_and_Great_Britain">Ireland_(left)_and_Great_Britain_(right),_are_large_islands_of_north-west_Europe image:Small_Island_in_Lowe ...

South China Sea Islands
, some geographers also include
Hong Kong Hong Kong (, ), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (HKSAR) (), is a metropolitan area and Special administrative regions of China, special administrative region of the China, People's Repu ...

Hong Kong
and
Macau Macau or Macao (; ; ; ), officially the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (MSAR), (RAEM) is a List of cities in China, city and Special administrative regions of China, special administrative region of the Chi ...

Macau
in this subregion) ******
Western China 200px, Western China Western China (, or rarely ) is the west 250px, A compass rose with west highlighted in black West is one of the four cardinal directions or points of the compass. It is the opposite direction from east, and is the direct ...
*******
Northwest China Northwest China () is a statistical region of China which includes the autonomous regions of Xinjiang Xinjiang, SASM/GNC: ''Xinjang''; zh, c=, p=Xīnjiāng; alternately romanized as Sinkiang; officially Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Regio ...

Northwest China
(some geographers consider
Qinghai Qinghai (; alternately romanized as Tsinghai, Ch'inghai), also known Kokonor, is a landlocked province A province is almost always an administrative division within a country or state. The term derives from the ancient Roman '' provinci ...

Qinghai
and
Xinjiang Xinjiang (),, SASM/GNC: ''Xinjang''; zh, c=, p=Xīnjiāng; alternately romanized as Sinkiang officially the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR) and formerly romanized as Sinkiang, is a landlocked autonomous region An autonomous ...

Xinjiang
as part of
Central Asia Central Asia is a region in Asia which stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China and Mongolia in the east, and from Afghanistan and Iran in the south to Russia in the north, including the former Soviet Union, Soviet republics of the Sovi ...

Central Asia
) *******
Southwest China Southwest China () is a region in the south of the People's Republic of China China (), officially the People's Republic of China (PRC; ), is a country in East Asia. It is the world's List of countries and dependencies by population, most ...

Southwest China
(some geographers consider
Tibet Tibet (; ; ) is a region in East Asia covering much of the Tibetan Plateau spanning about . It is the traditional homeland of the Tibetan people as well as some other ethnic groups such as Monpa people, Monpa, Tamang, Qiang people, Qiang, S ...
as a part of
Central Asia Central Asia is a region in Asia which stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China and Mongolia in the east, and from Afghanistan and Iran in the south to Russia in the north, including the former Soviet Union, Soviet republics of the Sovi ...

Central Asia
) ****
South China Sea Islands The South China Sea Islands consist of over 250 island upright=1.15, Great_Britain.html"_;"title="Ireland_(left)_and_Great_Britain">Ireland_(left)_and_Great_Britain_(right),_are_large_islands_of_north-west_Europe image:Small_Island_in_Lowe ...

South China Sea Islands
(some geographers consider them as part of
Northeast Asia Northeast Asia or Northeastern Asia is a geographical subregion of Asia Asia () is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern Hemisphere, Eastern and Northern Hemisphere, Northern Hemisphere of the Eart ...
) *****
Paracel Islands The Paracel Islands, also known as Xisha Islands () and Hoang Sa Archipelago ( vi, Quần đảo Hoàng Sa, lit=Yellow Sand Archipelago), are a disputed archipelago An archipelago ( ), sometimes called an island group or island chain, is ...

Paracel Islands
*****
Pratas Island Pratas Island, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is an island in the northern part of the South China Sea The South China Sea is a marginal sea This is a list of seas of the World Ocean, including marginal seas, areas o ...
*****
Spratly Islands The Spratly Islands ( vi, Quần đảo Trường Sa; tl, Kapuluan ng Kalayaan; ms, Kepulauan Spratly; Mandarin zh, c=南沙群島/南沙群岛, s=, t=, p=Nánshā Qúndǎo; Dusun: ''Kopulohon Dibut)'' are a disputed archipelago in the ...

Spratly Islands
****** James Shoal (undersea feature) ******
Taiping Island Taiping Island, also known as Itu Aba, and also known by various other names, is the largest of the naturally occurring Spratly Islands in the South China Sea The South China Sea is a marginal sea of the Western Pacific Ocean. It is boun ...
****** Zhongzhou Reef ***** Zhongsha Islands ****** Macclesfield Bank ******* Walker Shoal ******
Scarborough Shoal Scarborough Shoal, also known as Bajo de Masinloc (in Spanish), Panatag Shoal ( fil, Kulumpol ng Panatag, lit=serene cluster), Huangyan Island ( Mandarin zh, c=黄岩岛, p=Huáng Yán Dăo, l=yellow rock island), and Democracy Reef, are two ro ...
****
Taiwan Taiwan (), officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a country in East Asia. Neighbouring countries include the China, People's Republic of China (PRC) to the northwest, Japan to the northeast, and the Philippines to the south. The main islan ...

Taiwan
(some geographers consider it as a part of
Northeast Asia Northeast Asia or Northeastern Asia is a geographical subregion of Asia Asia () is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern Hemisphere, Eastern and Northern Hemisphere, Northern Hemisphere of the Eart ...
) ***
Mongolia Mongolia (, mn, Монгол Улс, Mongol Uls, Traditional Mongolian: '; lit. "Mongol Nation" or "State of Mongolia") is a landlocked country A landlocked country is a country A country is a distinct territory, territorial body ...

Mongolia
(some geographers consider it as a part of
Central Asia Central Asia is a region in Asia which stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China and Mongolia in the east, and from Afghanistan and Iran in the south to Russia in the north, including the former Soviet Union, Soviet republics of the Sovi ...

Central Asia
or
Northeast Asia Northeast Asia or Northeastern Asia is a geographical subregion of Asia Asia () is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern Hemisphere, Eastern and Northern Hemisphere, Northern Hemisphere of the Eart ...
) ***
Northeast Asia Northeast Asia or Northeastern Asia is a geographical subregion of Asia Asia () is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern Hemisphere, Eastern and Northern Hemisphere, Northern Hemisphere of the Eart ...
****
China China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia. It is the List of countries and dependencies by population, world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.4 billion. Covering approximately 9.6& ...

China
***** Eastern
Inner Mongolia Inner Mongolia, officially the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, is a landlocked Autonomous regions of China, autonomous region of the China, People's Republic of China. Its border includes most of the length of China's China–Mongolia border, ...

Inner Mongolia
*****
Northeast China Northeast China () is a geographical region In geography Geography (from Greek: , ''geographia'', literally "earth description") is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of the Earth ...

Northeast China
(AKA
Manchuria Manchuria is an exonym and endonym, exonym for a historical and geographic region of Russia and China in Northeast Asia (mostly in Northeast China today). Its extent may vary depending on the context: * Modern geographical region: ** (most ofte ...

Manchuria
) ****
Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = Imperial Seal of Japan.svg , alt_coat = Golden circle subdiv ...

Japan
*****
Daitō Islands The are an archipelago An archipelago ( ), sometimes called an island group or island chain, is a chain, cluster or collection of islands, or sometimes a sea containing a small number of scattered islands. Indonesian Archipelago, Andaman ...
*****
Mainland Japan is a term to distinguish the area of Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = Imperial Seal of Japan.svg , a ...
******
Hokkaido is the Japanese archipelago, second largest island of Japan and comprises the largest and northernmost Prefectures of Japan, prefecture. The Tsugaru Strait separates Hokkaido from Honshu; the two islands are connected by the undersea railway Sei ...

Hokkaido
******
Honshu , historically called , is the largest and most populous main island of Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = ...
******
Kyushu is the third largest island of Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = Imperial Seal of Japan.svg , alt_coat ...

Kyushu
******
Shikoku is one of the five main islands of Japan. Shikoku is the second-smallest main island after Okinawa. It is long and between wide. It has a population of 3.8 million (, 3.1%). It is south of Honshu and northeast of Kyushu. Shikoku's anc ...

Shikoku
*****
Nanpō Islands The is a collective term for the groups of islands that are located to the south of the Japanese archipelago. They extend from the Izu Peninsula west of Tokyo Bay southward for about , to within of the Mariana Islands The Mariana Islands (; a ...
*****
Ryukyu Islands The , also known as the or the , are a chain of Japanese islands that stretch southwest from Kyushu to Geography of Taiwan, Taiwan: the Ōsumi Islands, Ōsumi, Tokara Islands, Tokara, Amami Islands, Amami, Okinawa Islands, Okinawa, and Sakish ...

Ryukyu Islands
****
Korea Korea (officially the "Korean Peninsula") is a region in East Asia. Since 1945 it has been Division of Korea, divided into the two parts which soon became the two sovereign states: North Korea (officially the "Democratic People's Republic of ...

Korea
*****
North Korea North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), is a country in East Asia, constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. It borders China and Russia to the north, at the Yalu River, Yalu (Amnok) and Tum ...

North Korea
*****
South Korea South Korea (Korean language, Korean: /, Revised Romanization of Korean, RR: ''Hanguk''; literally /, Revised Romanization of Korean, RR: ''Namhan'', or /, McCune–Reischauer, MR: ''Namchosŏn'' in North Korean usage), officially the R ...

South Korea
****
Russian Far East Koryaksky volcano in Kamchatka The Russian Far East ( rus, Дальний Восток России, r=Dal'niy Vostok Rossii, p=ˈdalʲnʲɪj vɐˈstok rɐˈsʲiɪ) is a region in Northeast Asia. It is the easternmost part of Russia and the A ...

Russian Far East
(also a part of
North Asia North Asia or Northern Asia, also referred to as Siberia Siberia (; rus, Сибирь, r=Sibir', p=sʲɪˈbʲirʲ, a=Ru-Сибирь.ogg) is an extensive geographical region spanning much of Northern Asia. Siberia has been Russian conquest o ...
, but not a part of
East Asia East Asia is the eastern region of Asia Asia () is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern Hemisphere, Eastern and Northern Hemisphere, Northern Hemisphere of the Earth, Hemispheres. It shares the ...

East Asia
) *****
Outer Manchuria Outer Manchuria (russian: Приаму́рье, translit=Priamurye; zh, t=外東北, p=Wài Dōngběi, l=Outer Northeast) or Russian Manchuria is a term for a territory in Northeast Asia that is part of Russia Russia (russian: link=no, ...
**
North Asia North Asia or Northern Asia, also referred to as Siberia Siberia (; rus, Сибирь, r=Sibir', p=sʲɪˈbʲirʲ, a=Ru-Сибирь.ogg) is an extensive geographical region spanning much of Northern Asia. Siberia has been Russian conquest o ...
(AKA
Siberia Siberia (; rus, Сибирь, r=Sibir', p=sʲɪˈbʲirʲ, a=Ru-Сибирь.ogg) is an extensive geographical region spanning much of Northern Asia. Siberia has been Russian conquest of Siberia, part of modern Russia since the latter half of th ...

Siberia
) ***
Russian Far East Koryaksky volcano in Kamchatka The Russian Far East ( rus, Дальний Восток России, r=Dal'niy Vostok Rossii, p=ˈdalʲnʲɪj vɐˈstok rɐˈsʲiɪ) is a region in Northeast Asia. It is the easternmost part of Russia and the A ...

Russian Far East
(also a part of
Northeast Asia Northeast Asia or Northeastern Asia is a geographical subregion of Asia Asia () is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern Hemisphere, Eastern and Northern Hemisphere, Northern Hemisphere of the Eart ...
) ****
Outer Manchuria Outer Manchuria (russian: Приаму́рье, translit=Priamurye; zh, t=外東北, p=Wài Dōngběi, l=Outer Northeast) or Russian Manchuria is a term for a territory in Northeast Asia that is part of Russia Russia (russian: link=no, ...
**
South Asia South Asia is the southern region of Asia, which is defined in both geography, geographical and culture, ethno-cultural terms. The region consists of the countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lan ...

South Asia
*** ***
India India (Hindi: ), officially the Republic of India (Hindi: ), is a country in South Asia. It is the List of countries and dependencies by population, second-most populous country, the List of countries and dependencies by area, seventh-largest ...

India
****
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a union territory of India consisting of 572 islands, of which 38 are inhabited, at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. The territory is about north of Aceh in Indonesia and separated from Thai ...

Andaman and Nicobar Islands
****
Lakshadweep Lakshadweep (), also known as Laccadives (), is a union territory of India India, officially the Republic of India (Hindi: ), is a country in South Asia. It is the List of countries and dependencies by area, seventh-largest country by ar ...

Lakshadweep
****
Mainland India India lies on the Indian Plate, the northern part of the Indo-Australian Plate, whose continental crust forms the Indian subcontinent. The country is situated north of the equator between 8°4' north to 37°6' north latitude and 68°7' east ...
*****
Central India Central India is a loosely defined region of India. There is no clear official definition and various ones may be used. One common definition consists of the states State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State ...

Central India
*****
East India East India is a region of India consisting of the Indian states of Bihar Bihar (; ) is a states and union territories of India, state in eastern India. It is the list of states and union territories of India by population, third-larges ...

East India
*****
Northeast India Northeast India (officially North Eastern Region, NER) is the easternmost region of India representing both a geographic and political Administrative divisions of India, administrative division of the country. It comprises eight States and union ...

Northeast India
*****
North India North India is a loosely defined region consisting of the northern part of India India (Hindi: ), officially the Republic of India (Hindi: ), is a country in South Asia. It is the List of countries and dependencies by population, second- ...

North India
*****
South India South India is a region consisting of the southern part of India India (Hindi: ), officially the Republic of India (Hindi: ), is a country in South Asia. It is the List of countries and dependencies by population, second-most populous ...

South India
(AKA
Peninsular India South India is a region located in the southern part of India India (Hindi: ), officially the Republic of India (Hindi: ), is a country in South Asia. It is the List of countries and dependencies by population, second-most populous coun ...

Peninsular India
, including the
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a union territory of India consisting of 572 islands, of which 38 are inhabited, at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. The territory is about north of Aceh in Indonesia and separated from Thai ...

Andaman and Nicobar Islands
and
Lakshadweep Lakshadweep (), also known as Laccadives (), is a union territory of India India, officially the Republic of India (Hindi: ), is a country in South Asia. It is the List of countries and dependencies by area, seventh-largest country by ar ...

Lakshadweep
) *****
Western India Western India is a loosely defined region of India consisting of its western part. The Ministry of Home Affairs (India), Ministry of Home Affairs in its Western Zonal Council Administrative divisions of India, Administrative division includes ...

Western India
**
Southeast Asia Southeast Asia, also spelled South East Asia and South-East Asia, and also known as Southeastern Asia or SEA, is the geographical southeastern subregion of Asia, consisting of the regions that are south of China, south-east of the Indian sub ...

Southeast Asia
***
Mainland Southeast Asia Mainland Southeast Asia, also known as the Indochinese Peninsula or Indochina, is the continental portion of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is the United Nations geoscheme for Asia#South-eastern Asia, southeastern subr ...

Mainland Southeast Asia
****
Malay Peninsula The Malay Peninsula (Malay language, Malay: ''Semenanjung Tanah Melayu'') is a peninsula in Southeast Asia. The land mass runs approximately north–south and, at its terminus, is the southernmost point of the Asian mainland. The area contains Pe ...
*****
Peninsular Malaysia Peninsular Malaysia (Malay language, Malay: ''Semenanjung Malaysia''), also known as West Malaysia or the Malaysian Peninsula, formerly known as Malaya (disambiguation), Malaya, is the part of Malaysia which occupies the southern half of the Ma ...
*****
Southern Thailand Southern Thailand is a southernmost cultural region of Thailand ) , royal_anthem = '' Sansoen Phra Barami''( en, "Glorify His prestige") , image_map = , map_caption = , capital = Bangkok , coordinates = , large ...
*** Maritime Southeast Asia **** Borneo (including Labuan) ***** Brunei ***** East Malaysia ****** Labuan ****** Sabah ****** Sarawak ***** Kalimantan **** Western New Guinea ***** Papua (province), Papua ***** West Papua (province), West Papua **
Western Asia Western Asia, West Asia, or Southwest Asia, is the westernmost subregion A subregion is a part of a larger region In geography, regions are areas that are broadly divided by physical characteristics ( physical geography), human impact character ...

Western Asia
(AKA Western Asia, Southwest Asia) *** Anatolia (AKA Anatolia, Asia Minor) *** Arabian Peninsula, Arabia **** Eastern Arabia **** Hejaz (AKA Hejaz, Western Arabia) **** Najd (AKA Najd, Central Arabia) **** South Arabia *** Levant **** Southern Levant *** Mesopotamia *** Transcaucasia (AKA the Transcaucasia, South Caucasus) * ''by physiography:'' ** Anatolia, Anatolian Peninsula ** Arabian Peninsula *** Najd, Central Plateau *** South Arabia, Indian Ocean Coast *** Eastern Arabia, Persian Gulf Coast *** Hejaz, Red Sea Coast ** Bahrain Island ** Caucasus Mountains *** Greater Caucasus *** Lesser Caucasus **
Daitō Islands The are an archipelago An archipelago ( ), sometimes called an island group or island chain, is a chain, cluster or collection of islands, or sometimes a sea containing a small number of scattered islands. Indonesian Archipelago, Andaman ...
** Eurasian Steppe ** Fertile Crescent *** Mesopotamia **
Hainan Island Hainan (, ; ) is the smallest and southernmost province A province is almost always an administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, ...

Hainan Island
** Himalayas *** Eastern Himalaya *** Western Himalaya **** Siachen Glacier ** Indian subcontinent *** Deccan Plateau ** Mainland Southeast Asia, Indochinese Peninsula ** Indo-Gangetic Plain ** Indus River, Indus Valley ** Iranian Plateau ** Japanese Archipelago ***
Hokkaido is the Japanese archipelago, second largest island of Japan and comprises the largest and northernmost Prefectures of Japan, prefecture. The Tsugaru Strait separates Hokkaido from Honshu; the two islands are connected by the undersea railway Sei ...

Hokkaido
***
Honshu , historically called , is the largest and most populous main island of Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = ...
*** Kuril Islands ***
Kyushu is the third largest island of Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = Imperial Seal of Japan.svg , alt_coat ...

Kyushu
***
Ryukyu Islands The , also known as the or the , are a chain of Japanese islands that stretch southwest from Kyushu to Geography of Taiwan, Taiwan: the Ōsumi Islands, Ōsumi, Tokara Islands, Tokara, Amami Islands, Amami, Okinawa Islands, Okinawa, and Sakish ...

Ryukyu Islands
**** Okinawa Island *** Sakhalin, Sakhalin Island ***
Shikoku is one of the five main islands of Japan. Shikoku is the second-smallest main island after Okinawa. It is long and between wide. It has a population of 3.8 million (, 3.1%). It is south of Honshu and northeast of Kyushu. Shikoku's anc ...

Shikoku
** Jeju Island ** Junggar Basin ** Kolyma ** Geography of Korea, Korean Peninsula ** Leizhou Peninsula ** Liaodong Peninsula ** Malay Archipelago (including New Guinea) *** List of islands of Indonesia, Indonesian Archipelago (including New Guinea) **** Maluku Islands **** New Guinea (a part of Oceania) **** Sunda Islands ***** Greater Sunda Islands ****** Borneo ****** Java ****** Sulawesi ****** Sumatra ***** Lesser Sunda Islands ****** Alor Archipelago ****** Bali ****** Barat Daya Islands ****** Flores ****** Komodo (island), Komodo ****** Lombok ****** Sumba ****** Sumbawa ****** Tanimbar Islands ****** Timor *** List of islands of the Philippines, Philippine Archipelago **** Luzon **** Mindanao **** Visayas, Visayan Islands ** Mongolian Plateau **
Nanpō Islands The is a collective term for the groups of islands that are located to the south of the Japanese archipelago. They extend from the Izu Peninsula west of Tokyo Bay southward for about , to within of the Mariana Islands The Mariana Islands (; a ...
*** Bonin Islands *** Volcano Islands ** Qinghai Lake ** Shandong Peninsula ** Sichuan Basin ** Geography of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Island ** Geography of Taiwan, Taiwan Island ** Tarim Basin * ''by geopolitics:'' ** Asia-Pacific (APAC) – including Oceania *** Far East ****
Greater China "Greater China" is an informal geographical area that shares commercial and cultural ties with the Han Chinese, The notion of "Greater China" refers to the area that usually encompasses mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan in East Asia. ...

Greater China
***** China proper *****
Inner Mongolia Inner Mongolia, officially the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, is a landlocked Autonomous regions of China, autonomous region of the China, People's Republic of China. Its border includes most of the length of China's China–Mongolia border, ...

Inner Mongolia
*****
Manchuria Manchuria is an exonym and endonym, exonym for a historical and geographic region of Russia and China in Northeast Asia (mostly in Northeast China today). Its extent may vary depending on the context: * Modern geographical region: ** (most ofte ...

Manchuria
***** Tibet *****
Xinjiang Xinjiang (),, SASM/GNC: ''Xinjang''; zh, c=, p=Xīnjiāng; alternately romanized as Sinkiang officially the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR) and formerly romanized as Sinkiang, is a landlocked autonomous region An autonomous ...

Xinjiang
**** Mainland Southeast Asia, Indochinese Peninsula **** Japan, Japanese Archipelago **** Korea, Korean Peninsula **** Malay Archipelago ****
Russian Far East Koryaksky volcano in Kamchatka The Russian Far East ( rus, Дальний Восток России, r=Dal'niy Vostok Rossii, p=ˈdalʲnʲɪj vɐˈstok rɐˈsʲiɪ) is a region in Northeast Asia. It is the easternmost part of Russia and the A ...

Russian Far East
** MENASA (including
North Africa North Africa is a region encompassing the northern portion of the African continent. There is no singularly accepted scope for the region, and it is sometimes defined as stretching from the Atlantic shores of Mauritania in the west, to Egypt's ...

North Africa
) *** Greater Middle East (AKA the MENA) – including some Africa, African countries ****
Middle East The Middle East ( ar, الشرق الأوسط, ISO 233 The international standard are technical standards developed by international organizations (intergovernmental organizations), such as Codex Alimentarius in food, the World Health Organi ...

Middle East
(AKA the Near East) – including
Egypt Egypt ( ar, مِصر, Miṣr), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country This is a list of countries located on more than one continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identif ...
*****
Arab League The Arab League ( ar, الجامعة العربية, '), formally the League of Arab States ( ar, جامعة الدول العربية, '), is a regional organization and Turkey Turkey ( tr, Türkiye ), officially the Republic of Turk ...

Arab League
(AKA the member states of the Arab League, Arab states) – including some Africa, African countries ****** Mashriq – including
Egypt Egypt ( ar, مِصر, Miṣr), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country This is a list of countries located on more than one continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identif ...
and the
Sudan Sudan (; ar, السودان, as-Sūdān), officially the Republic of the Sudan ( ar, جمهورية السودان, link=no, Jumhūriyyat as-Sūdān), is a country in Northeast Africa. It is bordered by Egypt to the Egypt–Sudan border, nort ...

Sudan
******* Arabian Peninsula ******* Levant (including Cyprus and Israel) ******* Mesopotamia ***** Anatolia, Asia Minor ***** Caucasus ****** North Caucasus (AKA North Caucasus, Ciscaucasia) — a subregion of Eastern Europe ****** Transcaucasia, South Caucasus (AKA Transcaucasia) **** Soviet Central Asia, The 'stans *** Indian subcontinent **** Himalayan states (including
China China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia. It is the List of countries and dependencies by population, world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.4 billion. Covering approximately 9.6& ...

China
) ***** Eastern Himalaya ***** Western Himalaya **** Kashmir * ''by economics:'' **
Arab League The Arab League ( ar, الجامعة العربية, '), formally the League of Arab States ( ar, جامعة الدول العربية, '), is a regional organization and Turkey Turkey ( tr, Türkiye ), officially the Republic of Turk ...

Arab League
(including some Africa, African countries) ** ASEAN Free Trade Area ** Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) – including Russia ** Asian Clearing Union (ACU) ** Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) – including Oceania ** ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ** Bamboo network ** BBIN, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal Initiative (BBIN) ** Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) **
Council of Arab Economic Unity The Council of Arab Economic Unity (CAEU) (Arabic: ) was founded by Egypt Egypt ( ; ar, مِصر ), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the North Africa, northeast corner of Africa and Western Asia ...
(GAFTA) – including some Africa, African countries **
EMEA EMEA is a shorthand designation meaning Europe Europe is a continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are c ...
(including
Africa Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are ...

Africa
and
Europe Europe is a continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are commonly regarded as continents. Ordered from largest ...

Europe
) ** Eurasian Customs Union (ECU) – including Belarus ** Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) – including Belarus ** Greater Mekong Subregion ** Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) ** South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) ** South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) ** South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) **
Union for the Mediterranean The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM; french: Union pour la Méditerranée, ar, الإتحاد من أجل المتوسط ''Al-Ittiḥād min ajl al-Mutawassaṭ'') is an intergovernmental organization An intergovernmental organization (IGO) o ...

Union for the Mediterranean
(including most
European European, or Europeans, may refer to: In general * ''European'', an adjective referring to something of, from, or related to Europe ** Ethnic groups in Europe ** Demographics of Europe ** European cuisine, the cuisines of Europe and other Western ...

European
countries and some Africa, African countries) * ''by culture:'' ** Eastern world *** East Asian cultural sphere ****
Greater China "Greater China" is an informal geographical area that shares commercial and cultural ties with the Han Chinese, The notion of "Greater China" refers to the area that usually encompasses mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan in East Asia. ...

Greater China
***** Heihe–Tengchong Line, Eastern and western China ****** Northern and southern China ******* China proper *******
Manchuria Manchuria is an exonym and endonym, exonym for a historical and geographic region of Russia and China in Northeast Asia (mostly in Northeast China today). Its extent may vary depending on the context: * Modern geographical region: ** (most ofte ...

Manchuria
****
Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = Imperial Seal of Japan.svg , alt_coat = Golden circle subdiv ...

Japan
****
Korea Korea (officially the "Korean Peninsula") is a region in East Asia. Since 1945 it has been Division of Korea, divided into the two parts which soon became the two sovereign states: North Korea (officially the "Democratic People's Republic of ...

Korea
**** Nanyang (region), Nanyang **** Vietnam **** Greater India ***** Eastern Afghanistan ***** Indian subcontinent ****** Himalayan states ******* Indian Himalayan Region *****
Mainland Southeast Asia Mainland Southeast Asia, also known as the Indochinese Peninsula or Indochina, is the continental portion of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is the United Nations geoscheme for Asia#South-eastern Asia, southeastern subr ...

Mainland Southeast Asia
***** Maritime Southeast Asia ***** Tibet ***** Yunnan *** Mongols, Greater Mongolia ****
Inner Mongolia Inner Mongolia, officially the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, is a landlocked Autonomous regions of China, autonomous region of the China, People's Republic of China. Its border includes most of the length of China's China–Mongolia border, ...

Inner Mongolia
**** Outer Mongolia ** Muslim world (AKA the Muslim world, Islamic world) *** Arab world **** Mashriq ***** Arabian Peninsula, Arabia ****** Eastern Arabia, Al-Bahrain ****** Al-Yamama ****** Hadhramaut ****** Tihamah *** Malay world **** Greater Indonesia ***** Nusantara *** List of Turkic dynasties and countries, Turkic world **** Azerbaijan **** Soviet Central Asia (excluding Tajikistan) **** Turkey ****
Xinjiang Xinjiang (),, SASM/GNC: ''Xinjang''; zh, c=, p=Xīnjiāng; alternately romanized as Sinkiang officially the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR) and formerly romanized as Sinkiang, is a landlocked autonomous region An autonomous ...

Xinjiang
***** Dzungaria ***** South Xinjiang * ''by religion:'' ** Abrahamic religions (Abrahamic religions, Western Asian religions or Western religions) ** Eastern religions *** Indian religions, Dharmic religions (Indian religions) *** East Asian religions, Taoic religions (East Asian religions or East Asian religions, Far Eastern religions) * ''by biogeography:'' ** Eastern Asia (WGSRPD), Eastern Asia ** Malesia * ''by historical division:'' ** East Indies (AKA the East Indies, Indies) *** Farther India (AKA Farther India, Ultraindia) **** Mainland Southeast Asia, Indochina **** Malay Archipelago#Insulindia, Insulindia * ''by geology:'' ** Izu–Bonin–Mariana Arc ** Kuril Islands, Kuril Island Arc ** Northeastern Japan Arc ** Ryukyu Islands, Ryukyu Island Arc ** Sakhalin Island Arc ** Southwestern Japan Arc


=

Europe Europe is a continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are commonly regarded as continents. Ordered from largest ...

Europe

= * ''by the United Nations Statistics Division's geoscheme (see also: United Nations geoscheme for Europe, UN geoscheme for Europe):'' ** Eastern Europe – the UN includes
North Asia North Asia or Northern Asia, also referred to as Siberia Siberia (; rus, Сибирь, r=Sibir', p=sʲɪˈbʲirʲ, a=Ru-Сибирь.ogg) is an extensive geographical region spanning much of Northern Asia. Siberia has been Russian conquest o ...
(
Siberia Siberia (; rus, Сибирь, r=Sibir', p=sʲɪˈbʲirʲ, a=Ru-Сибирь.ogg) is an extensive geographical region spanning much of Northern Asia. Siberia has been Russian conquest of Siberia, part of modern Russia since the latter half of th ...

Siberia
) and part of Central Europe (Czech Republic, Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) in this subregion ** Northern Europe – the UN includes the British Isles and the Baltic states in this subregion ** Southern Europe – the UN includes Slovenia (Central Europe) in this subregion ** Western Europe – the UN includes part of Central Europe (the Geographical distribution of German speakers#German-speaking Europe, DACH countries and Liechtenstein) in this subregion * ''by geography:'' ** Central and Eastern Europe ** Central Europe ** Eastern Europe *** Caucasus **** North Caucasus (aka North Caucasus, Ciscaucasia) **** Transcaucasia, South Caucasus (aka Transcaucasia) – a subregion of
Western Asia Western Asia, West Asia, or Southwest Asia, is the westernmost subregion A subregion is a part of a larger region In geography, regions are areas that are broadly divided by physical characteristics ( physical geography), human impact character ...

Western Asia
** Baltic region, Northeastern Europe ** Northern Europe *** Scandinavia ** Northwestern Europe ** Southern Europe *** Italian Peninsula, South Central Europe **** Italian Peninsula, Apennine Peninsula (aka the Italian Peninsula) **** Malta *** Southeast Europe, Southeastern Europe **** Balkans, Balkan Peninsula (aka the Balkans) **** Romania *** Iberian Peninsula, Southwestern Europe **** Iberian Peninsula (aka the Iberian Peninsula, Iberia) **** Southern France ** :de:Westmitteleuropa#Weitere Verwendung des Begriffes, West-Central Europe ** Western Europe * ''by physiography:'' ** Balkans, Balkan Peninsula ** British Isles *** Great Britain *** Hebrides *** Ireland *** Isle of Man *** Isle of Wight ** Caucasus Mountains *** Greater Caucasus *** Lesser Caucasus – A part of
Western Asia Western Asia, West Asia, or Southwest Asia, is the westernmost subregion A subregion is a part of a larger region In geography, regions are areas that are broadly divided by physical characteristics ( physical geography), human impact character ...

Western Asia
** Channel Islands *** Bailiwick of Guernsey, Guernsey *** Jersey ** Eurasian Steppe ** Fennoscandia, Fennoscandian Peninsula *** Kola Peninsula *** Scandinavian Peninsula ** European Plain, Great European Plain *** East European Plain ** Iberian Peninsula ** Italian Peninsula (aka the Italian Peninsula, Apennine Peninsula) ** Mediterranean Basin * ''by geopolitics:'' ** East-Central Europe ** Post-Soviet states *** Baltic states *** Commonwealth of Independent States **** Union State ***** North Caucasus *** Georgia (country), Georgia *** Ukraine ** Western world *** European Union (EU) *** NATO *** North Sea Commission (NSC) * ''by economics:'' ** Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) ** Commonwealth of Independent States Free Trade Area (CISFTA) – including Armenia and most Central Asia, Central Asian countries ** Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) – including Canada **
EMEA EMEA is a shorthand designation meaning Europe Europe is a continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are c ...
(including
Africa Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are ...

Africa
and the
Middle East The Middle East ( ar, الشرق الأوسط, ISO 233 The international standard are technical standards developed by international organizations (intergovernmental organizations), such as Codex Alimentarius in food, the World Health Organi ...

Middle East
) ** Eurasian Customs Union (EACU) – including Armenia and Kyrgyzstan ** Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) – including Armenia and Kyrgyzstan ** European Economic Area (EEA) – including Cyprus ** European Free Trade Association (EFTA) ** European Single Market (including Cyprus) ** European Union Customs Union (EUCU) – including Cyprus and Turkey ** European Union–Turkey Customs Union (including Cyprus and Turkey) ** Eurozone (including Cyprus) ** North Sea Region (NSR) **
Union for the Mediterranean The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM; french: Union pour la Méditerranée, ar, الإتحاد من أجل المتوسط ''Al-Ittiḥād min ajl al-Mutawassaṭ'') is an intergovernmental organization An intergovernmental organization (IGO) o ...

Union for the Mediterranean
(UfM) – including some countries and some Africa, African countries ** Union State * ''by culture:'' ** Balkans *** Balkans, Eastern Balkans *** Balkans, Western Balkans ** Baltic states ** Benelux *** Belgium *** Netherlands *** Luxembourg ** Mediterranean Basin, Mediterranean Region ** Nordic countries and Karelia ** North Sea Region ** Sápmi, since 1809 divided between Finland and Sweden ** Scandinavia ** Visegrád Group * ''by language:'' ** Celtic nations, Celtic-speaking Europe ** Germanic-speaking Europe *** Geographical distribution of German speakers#German-speaking Europe, DACH countries **** Germany (Germany, Deutschland) **** Austria **** Switzerland (Switzerland, Confoederatio Helvetica) ** Romance languages, Romance-speaking Europe (aka Languages of Europe#Romance, Latin Europe) ** Slavic languages#Branches, Slavic-speaking Europe * ''by religion:'' ** Eastern religions *** Indian religions **** Buddhism in Europe (Kalmykia) ** Western religions (Abrahamic religions or Abrahamic religions, Western Asian religions) *** Christianity in Europe **** Catholic Church in Europe, Catholicism in Europe **** Eastern Orthodoxy in Europe **** Christianity in Europe#Denominations, Protestantism in Europe *** Islam in Europe * ''by biogeography:'' ** Mediterranean Basin, Mediterranean Region * ''by historical division:'' ** Celts, Celtic tribes ** East–West Schism *** Catholic Church *** Eastern Orthodox Church ** Germanic peoples, Germanic tribes ** Greco-Roman world *** Hellenistic period, Hellenistic world *** Roman Empire **** Eastern Roman Empire **** Western Roman Empire ** Iranian peoples, Iranian tribes ** Iron Curtain *** Eastern Bloc *** Western Bloc ** Reformation (Protestantism) ** Slavs, Slavic tribes ** Turkic peoples, Turkic tribes * ''by geology:'' ** Alpine orogeny ** East European craton *** Baltic Shield *** Ukrainian Shield


Americas

* ''by the United Nations Statistics Division's geoscheme (see also: United Nations geoscheme for the Americas, UN geoscheme for the Americas):'' ** Latin America and the Caribbean *** CaribbeanThese three subregions together form the
continent A continent is any of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven geographical regions are commonly regarded as continents. Ordered from largest in area to small ...
of North America.
– the UN includes the Lucayan Archipelago in this subregion *** Latin America **** Central America – the UN includes Mexico in this subregion **** South America ** Northern America * ''by culture:'' ** Anglo-America ** Latin America *** French America *** Ibero-America **** Hispanic America **** Portuguese colonization of the Americas, Portuguese America * ''by economics:'' ** Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)


North America

* ''by geography:'' ** Middle America (Americas), Middle America *** Caribbean **** Isla de Aves, Aves Island **** Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina, San Andrés and Providencia ***** ''Bajo Nuevo Bank'' ***** ''Serranilla Bank'' **** West Indies ***** Antilles ****** Greater Antilles ******* Hispaniola ****** Lesser Antilles ******* Leeward Islands ******** Saint Martin (island), Saint Martin island ******** SSS islands ******** Virgin Islands ********* British Virgin Islands ********* Spanish Virgin Islands ********* United States Virgin Islands ******* Southern Caribbean ******** Leeward Antilles ********* ABC islands (Leeward Antilles), ABC islands ******** Windward Islands ***** Lucayan Archipelago *** Central America *** Mexico ** Northern America *** Bermuda *** Canada **** Eastern Canada ***** Atlantic Canada ****** The Maritimes ***** Central Canada **** Northern Canada ***** Arctic Archipelago, Canadian Arctic Archipelago **** Western Canada ***** Canadian Prairies ***** British Columbia, West Coast *** Greenland *** Saint Pierre and Miquelon *** United States (excluding Hawaii) **** Alaska **** Contiguous United States ***** Central United States ****** Middle America (United States) ****** Midwestern United States ***** Eastern United States ****** Northeastern United States ****** Southeastern United States ***** Northern United States ****** Great Lakes region (including Ontario, Canada) ***** Southern United States ****** South Central United States ***** Western United States (including Alaska and Hawaii) ****** Northwestern United States ****** Southwestern United States (some geographers include the Oklahoma Panhandle and West Texas in this subregion) * ''by physiography:'' ** Atlantic coastal plain ** Atlantic Seaboard Fall Line ** East Coast of the United States ** Great Basin ** Great Basin Desert ** Great Lakes ** Great Lakes Basin ** Great Plains ** Gulf Coast of the United States ** Piedmont (United States), Piedmont ** West Coast of the United States * ''by geopolitics:'' ** Dutch Caribbean *** Caribbean Netherlands (AKA the Caribbean Netherlands, BES islands) ** Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States ** Red states and blue states ** Western Caribbean zone * ''by economics:'' ** Caribbean Community, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) ** Central America Free Trade Agreement, Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) ** Great Lakes Megalopolis ** Mesoamerican region ** North American Free Trade Agreement, North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ** Northeast megalopolis ** Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States ** Petrocaribe * ''by culture:'' ** Heartland (United States) ** Mesoamerica ** Oasisamerica * ''by biogeography:'' ** Aridoamerica * ''by geology:'' ** Canadian Shield ** North American craton ** Slave craton ** Superior craton ** Wyoming craton


South America

* ''by geography:'' ** Andean states ** Caribbean South America ** Brazil, Eastern South America ** The Guianas, Guianan states ** Southern Cone * ''by physiography:'' ** Altiplano ** Amazon basin ** Amazon rainforest ** Andes ** Brazilian Highlands ** Gran Chaco ** Pampa ** Pantanal ** Patagonia * ''by economics:'' ** Andean Community ** Mercosur ** Union of South American Nations * ''by geology:'' ** Guiana Shield


Antarctica

* ''by the United Nations Statistics Division's geoscheme:'' ** Antarctica * ''by geography:'' ** List of Antarctic and Subantarctic islands, Antarctic and Subantarctic islands *** Bouvet Island (some geographers consider it as a part of South America) *** French Southern and Antarctic Lands, French Southern Territories (excluding ''Adélie Land'' and the Scattered Islands in the Indian Ocean, Scattered Islands) **** Crozet Islands (some geographers consider them as part of
Africa Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are ...

Africa
) **** Kerguelen Islands (some geographers consider them as part of
Africa Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are ...

Africa
) **** Île Saint-Paul, Saint Paul and Île Amsterdam, Amsterdam Islands (some geographers consider them as part of
Africa Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are ...

Africa
) *** Heard Island and McDonald Islands (some geographers consider them as part of Oceania) *** Macquarie Island (some geographers consider it as a part of Oceania) *** New Zealand Subantarctic Islands (some geographers consider them as part of Oceania) **** Antipodes Islands **** Auckland Islands **** Bounty Islands **** Campbell Islands **** Snares Islands / Tini Heke, Snares Islands *** Peter I Island *** Prince Edward Islands (some geographers consider them as part of
Africa Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are ...

Africa
) *** South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (some geographers consider them as part of South America) *** South Orkney Islands *** South Shetland Islands ** Antarctica, Mainland Antarctica *** East Antarctica *** Transantarctic Mountains *** West Antarctica **** Antarctic Peninsula


Oceania

* ''by the United Nations Statistics Division's geoscheme (see also: United Nations geoscheme for Oceania, UN geoscheme for Oceania):'' ** Australasia, Australia and New Zealand – the UN includes the Cato Reef, Cato, Elizabeth Reef, Elizabeth, and Middleton Reef, Middleton reefs, the Lord Howe Island, Lord Howe Island Group, and Norfolk Island in this subregion ** Melanesia – the UN includes New Caledonia and New Guinea in this subregion ** Micronesia ** Polynesia – the UN excludes New Zealand from this subregion * ''by geography:'' ** Australasia *** Australia (continent), Australia–New Guinea **** Australia (excluding the Australian Indian Ocean Territories, Heard Island and McDonald Islands and Norfolk Island) ***** Ashmore and Cartier Islands ***** Coral Sea Islands, Coral Sea Islands Territory (excluding the Cato Reef, Cato, Elizabeth Reef, Elizabeth, and Middleton Reef, Middleton reefs) ***** Mainland Australia ****** Australian Capital Territory ****** Jervis Bay Territory ****** New South Wales (excluding the Lord Howe Island, Lord Howe Island Group) ****** Northern Territory ****** Queensland ****** South Australia ****** Victoria (Australia), Victoria ****** Western Australia ***** Tasmania (excluding Macquarie Island) **** New Guinea (some geographers consider it as a part of Melanesia) ***** Papua New Guinea (excluding the Islands Region, New Guinea Islands Region) ***** Western New Guinea ****** Papua (province), Papua ****** West Papua (province), West Papua *** Australian Indian Ocean Territories **** Christmas Island **** Cocos (Keeling) Islands *** Heard Island and McDonald Islands **** Heard Island and McDonald Islands#Geography, Heard Island **** McDonald Islands (Australia), McDonald Islands *** Macquarie Island *** Zealandia **** Cato Reef **** Elizabeth Reef **** Lord Howe Island, Lord Howe Island Group **** Middleton Reef **** New Caledonia (also a part of Melanesia) **** New Zealand (some geographers consider it as a part of Polynesia) ***** New Zealand outlying islands (excluding the Kermadec Islands) ****** Chatham Islands ****** New Zealand Subantarctic Islands ******* Antipodes Islands ******* Auckland Islands ******* Bounty Islands ******* Campbell Islands ******* Snares Islands / Tini Heke, Snares Islands ****** Solander Islands ****** Three Kings Islands / Manawatāwhi, Three Kings Islands **** Norfolk Island ** List of islands in the Pacific Ocean, Pacific Islands *** Melanesia (some geographers consider it as a part of Australasia) **** Island Melanesia ***** Fiji (excluding Rotuma) ***** New Caledonia (also a part of Zealandia) ***** Islands Region, New Guinea Islands Region (excluding Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Bougainville) ***** Santa Cruz Islands ***** Solomon Islands (archipelago) ****** Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Bougainville ****** Solomon Islands (excluding the Santa Cruz Islands) ***** Vanuatu **** New Guinea (also a part of Australia (continent), Australia–New Guinea) *** Micronesia (some geographers include the Bonin Islands and the Volcano Islands in this subregion) **** Mariana Islands ***** Guam ***** Northern Mariana Islands **** Wake Island *** Polynesia (some geographers include Clipperton Island in this subregion) **** Cook Islands **** Easter Island ***** Isla Salas y Gómez, Salas and Gómez Island **** French Polynesia ***** Tahiti **** Hawaiian Islands ***** Northwestern Hawaiian Islands ****** Midway Atoll ***** Hawaiian Islands#Main islands, Southeastern Hawaiian Islands **** Howland and Baker Islands ***** Baker Island ***** Howland Island **** Kermadec Islands **** Niue **** Pitcairn Islands, Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands **** Rotuma **** Samoan Islands ***** American Samoa (excluding Swains Island) ***** Samoa **** List of islands of Tokelau, Tokelau Islands ***** Swains Island ***** Tokelau **** Tonga **** Tuvalu **** Wallis and Futuna ***** Alo (Wallis and Futuna), Alo ***** Sigave ***** Uvea (Wallis and Futuna), Uvea * ''by human geography:'' ** Near Oceania ** Remote Oceania * ''by biogeography:'' ** Papuasia *** East Melanesian Islands * ''by geology (see also: Geology of Australia):'' ** Archean, Archaean ** Australian Shield ** Centralian Superbasin ** Gawler Craton ** Narryer gneiss ** Ore genesis ** Perth Basin ** Pilbara Craton ** Western Plateau ** Yilgarn Craton


See also

* Autonomous administrative division * Continent * Continental fragment * European Committee of the Regions * Euroregion * List of continents and continental subregions by population * List of Latin names of regions * Military district * Polar regions of Earth * Region * Regional district * Regional municipality * Continent#Subcontinents, Subcontinent * Submerged continent * Supercontinent * United Nations geoscheme


References


External links


UN Statistics Division – Standard country or area codes for statistical use (M49)
{{Regions of the world Types of geographical division Regions Continents