Malay Peninsula, a long, narrow, spoon-shaped tongue of land in Southeast Asia. It is bounded on the east by the Gulf of Thailand and the South China Sea; on the south by the Strait of Malacca; and on the west by the Andaman Sea.
WHAT'S INSIDE: ASIA
- Northern Asia
- Southern Asia
- Physical Features
Kazakhstan, a country in Central Asia that was once a part of the Soviet Union. It is bounded on the west and north by Russia; on the east by the Chinese province of Xinjiang; and on the south by Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan.
Vietnam, officially Socialist Republic of Vietnam, a country of Southeast Asia occupying the eastern part of the Indochinese Penninsula.