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East Asie
Cairt o East Asie
Aurie 11,839,074 km2 (4,571,092 sq mi)[note 1]
Population 1,575,784,500[note 2]
Density 134/km2 (350/sq mi)
States an territories Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Cheenae
   Hong Kong
 North Korea
 Sooth Korea
Leids an leid faimilies Cheenese, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, an mony ithers
Nominal GDP (2011) $ 14.878 Trillion
GDP per capita (2011) $ 9,409
Time zones UTC +7:00 (Wastren Mongolie) to UTC +9:00 (Japan an Korean Peninsula)
Caipital ceeties Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Beijing
Japan Tokyo
North Korea Pyongyang
Sooth Korea Seoul
Mongolie Ulaanbaatar
Republic o Cheenae Taipei
Ither major ceeties Sooth Korea Busan
Sooth Korea Daegu
Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Guangzhou
 Hong Kong
Sooth Korea Incheon
Republic o Cheenae Kaohsiung
Japan Nagoya
Republic o Cheenae New Taipei
Japan Osaka
Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Shanghai
Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Shenzhen
Republic o Cheenae Taichung
Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Tianjin
Japan Yokohama
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East Asie or Eastren Asie (the latter form preferred solely bi the Unitit Naitions) is a subregion o Asie that can be defined in either geographical[1] or cultural[2] terms. Geographically an geopoleetically, it covers aboot 12,000,000 km2 (4,600,000 sq mi), or aboot 28% o the Asian continent, aboot 15% bigger nor the aurie o Europe.

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  1. The aurie figur is based on the combined auries o Cheenae (includin Hong Kong, Macau, Aksai Chin, an Trans-Karakoram Tract), Japan, North Korea, Sooth Korea, Taiwan, an Vietnam as leetit at Leet o kintras an ootlyin territories bi tot aurie.
  2. The population figur is the combined populations o Cheenae (Mainland Cheenae, Hong Kong, Macau), Japan , North Korea, Sooth Korea, an Taiwan as leetit at Leet o kintras bi population (last updatit Feb 22, 2011).

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  1. "East Asia". encarta. Microsoft. Archived frae the original on 2009-10-31. Retrieved 2008-01-12. the countries, territories, and regions of China, Mongolia, Hong Kong, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Macau, and Taiwan. 
  2. Columbia University - "East Asian cultural sphere" "The East Asian cultural sphere evolves when Japan, Korea, and what is today Vietnam all share adapted elements of Chinese civilization of this period (that of the Tang dynasty), in particular Buddhism, Confucian social and political values, and literary Chinese and its writing system."