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Last update: September, 22 2020

Central Asia

Population
Population 72,960,000 (2019)
Density of population17.4/km2 
(45.1/sq mi)
Geography
Area4,003,451 km2
(1,545,741 sq mi)

Central Asia on World map

The region of Central Asia is located between the Caspian Sea to the west , China and Mongolia to the east, Afghanistan and Iran to the south and Russia to the north. The region consists of the former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. They are also sometimes named “the stans” because of their ending with the Persian suffix (stan – meaning land of).

Central Asia map

Central Asia map

Central Asia physical map

Central Asia physical map