Southeast Asia 

Southeast Asia is a collection of related but dissimilar states squeezed between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. The area has long been a favourite corner of the world for globe-tramping backpackers, well known for its perfect beaches, tasty cuisine, low prices, and good air connections.

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Singapore is a city-state in Southeast Asia. Founded as a British trading colony in 1819, since independence it has become one of the world's most prosperous countries and boasts one of the world's busiest ports.

Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and, with a population of over eleven million inhabitants, by far its largest city.

Manila is the capital of the Philippines, the center of governance, education, religion and finance in the country.

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Indonesia, formally the Republic of Indonesia, is a huge archipelago of disparate islands straddling the Equator between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean.

Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand is a country in Southeast Asia with coasts on the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand.

Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia, located partly on a peninsula of the Asian mainland and partly on the northern third of the island of Borneo.

The Philippines is an archipelago of more than 7,100 islands in South-East Asia located between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea.

Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a country in Southeast Asia.

Cambodia, officially the Kingdom of Cambodia is a Southeast Asian nation bordered by Vietnam to the east, Laos to the north, Thailand to the northwest, and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest.

Laos, officially known as the Lao People's Democratic Republic, is one of the poorest nations in Southeast Asia.

Myanmar, or Burma, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, is a country in Southeast Asia.

The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, commonly known as East Timor, is a country located at the transition area between Southeast Asia and Oceania.

The Sultanate of Brunei is a small but — thanks to natural gas and petroleum resources — a very rich country in Southeast Asia.

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