Southeast asia map. Bay of bengal celebs sea and zamboanga. Manila greenpeace expressed caution in interpreting the findings of the airvisual 2018 world air quality report ranking philippine cities the cleanest in southeast asia pointing out the inadequacies of the countrys existing air monitoring. The region has been further divided into two distinct sub regions. Mainland southeast asia or indochina which comprises the modern states of vietnam laos cambodia thailand myanmar and west malaysia and maritime southeast asia or insular southeast asia which comprises the.
The southeast asia studies program provides students with an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the nations states institutions and peoples of southeast asia in the 21st century. Southeast asia is bordered to the north by east asia to the west by south asia and the bay of bengal to the east by oceania and the pacific. Map of southeast asia region about the southeast asia region southeast asia is a subregion of asia roughly be described as geographically situated east of the indian subcontinent south of china and north of australia between the indian ocean in west and the pacific ocean in east. The term southeast asia has been in use since world war ii.
It is an exceptional part of the continent. Since australia is in the southern hemisphere climate areas are reversed from the way most people are used to thinking about themthere is a tropical north and temperatures get progressively cooler as one heads south. Australia is the only country that occupies an entire continent. Southeast asia or southeastern asia is a subregion of asia consisting of the countries that are geographically south of china east of india and north of australia.
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