Welcome to the representation page of the largest continent on Earth: Asia. The timeline and history representing Asia in relation to our own world vary, but today the continent's countries are not too different from today. However, their histories are dramatically different.
A list of the most influential countries in Asia, with their economy displayed in the reserve currency: Pound Sterling.
|Richest countries in Asia (excluding colonies)||Rank||GDP (PPP)|
|Russian Empire||1st||£8.874 Trillion|
|Chinese Empire||2nd||£8.021 Trillion|
|Lao Kingdom||3rd||£1.346 Trillion|
|United Korean States||4th||£1.867 Trillion|
|The Mongol State||8th||£992 Billion|
|Burmese Southern Kingdom||9th||£1.212 Trillion|
|Kazakh Federation||10th||£323 Billion|
There are a few other notable nations within the Alternate Asia sphere. Here is a comprehensive list:
Middle East and Indian Subcontinent (i.e. West Asia)
Israel: A nation created for displaced Jews. Recently ceded half of its territory to create a nation for the Arabs there.
Palestine: Sometimes called Filastine; a nation for Israeli Arabs to call home. Created 2013.
Persia: Constitutional monarchy in OTL Iran. Secular Islamic nation with good democracy record. Created 1982.
Syria: Parliamentary republic in the Levant. Recently had a devastating civil war. Acting military governance.
Indian Commonwealth: Colony of Britain under home rule (like OTL Canada) with governor-general. Fast development.
British Nepal: Colony of Britain under direct administration by the Prime Minister (with Nepalese suffrage).
South Korea: Parliamentary democracy. Majority of population are farmers. Highly corrupt government.
Japan: Constitutional Monarchy. Ancient empire, now one of the richest economies in Asia. Nearly identical to OTL.
Federative Io Tolese Democratic State: Island City states of Io To (Iwo Jima), Marcus Island and several other islands down to Saipan. Very small but rich population. Tax haven.
Okinawan Republic: United Islands centered in Okinawa, tourist trap and tax haven.
British Burma: British Colony under direct administration by Britain. Large rubber production. Generally sleepy.
British Siam: British Colony under home-rule with a Governor-General. Fast growing economy. Strong democracy.