Factbook: Thailand

Thailand Geography Location: Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, southeast of Burma Geographic coordinates: 15 00 N, 100 00 E Map references: Southeast Asia Area: total: 514,000 sq km land: 511,770 sq km water: 2,230 sq km Area – comparative: slightly more than twice the size of Wyoming Land boundaries:…


Factbook: Philippines

Philippines Geography Location: Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea, east of Vietnam Geographic coordinates: 13 00 N, 122 00 E Map references: Southeast Asia Area: total: 300,000 sq km land: 298,170 sq km water: 1,830 sq km Area – comparative: slightly larger than Arizona Land boundaries: 0 km Coastline:…


Factbook: Malaysia

Malaysia Geography Location: Southeastern Asia, peninsula and northern one-third of the island of Borneo, bordering Indonesia and the South China Sea, south of Vietnam Geographic coordinates: 2 30 N, 112 30 E Map references: Southeast Asia Area: total: 329,750 sq km land : 328,550 sq km water: 1,200 sq km Area – comparative: slightly larger…


Factbook: Indonesia

Indonesia Geography Location: Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean Geographic coordinates: 5 00 S, 120 00 E Map references: Southeast Asia Area: total : 1,919,440 sq km land: 1,826,440 sq km water: 93,000 sq km Area – comparative: slightly less than three times the size of Texas Land boundaries: total:…


Factbook: Maldives

  Geography Location: Southern Asia, group of atolls in the Indian Ocean, south-southwest of India Geographic coordinates: 3 15 N, 73 00 E Map references: Asia Area: total: 300 sq km land: 300 sq km water: 0 sq km Area – comparative: about 1.7 times the size of Washington, DC Land boundaries: 0 km Coastline: 644 km Maritime claims: exclusive economic zone : 35-310 nm…


Factbook: Palau

Palau Geography Location: Oceania, group of islands in the North Pacific Ocean, southeast of the Philippines Geographic coordinates: 7 30 N, 134 30 E Map references: Oceania Area: total: 458 sq km land : 458 sq km water: 0 sq km Area – comparative: slightly more than 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC Land…


Factbook: Marshall Islands

  Marshall Islands Geography Location: Oceania, group of atolls and reefs in the North Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to Papua New Guinea Geographic coordinates: 9 00 N, 168 00 E Map references: Oceania Area: total: 181.3 sq km land: 181.3 sq km water: 0 sq km note: includes the atolls…


Factbook: Mariana Islands

Mariana Islands Geography Location: Oceania, islands in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to the Philippines Geographic coordinates: 15 12 N, 145 45 E Map references: Oceania Area: total: 477 sq km land: 477 sq km water: 0 sq km note: includes 14 islands including Saipan, Rota, and Tinian Area…


Factbook: Guam

Guam (territory of the US) Geography Location: Oceania, island in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to the Philippines Geographic coordinates: 13 28 N, 144 47 E Map references: Oceania Area: total: 541.3 sq km land: 541.3 sq km water: 0 sq km Area – comparative: three times the size…


Factbook: Federated States of Micronesia

Federated States of Micronesia Geography Location: Oceania, island group in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Indonesia Geographic coordinates: 6 55 N, 158 15 E Map references: Oceania Area: total: 702 sq km land : 702 sq km water: 0 sq km note: includes Pohnpei (Ponape), Truk (Chuuk) Islands,…