What is the capital of Malaysia?
What is the capital of Indonesia?
Bandar Seri Begawan
What is the capital and largest city of Brunei?
What is the capital of East Timor?
What is the capital of the Philippines?
While part of Malaysia lies on the Malasian peninsula, part of it is on the northwestern third of what island, across the South China Sea?
This country makes up the southern end of the Malay peninsula where it's capital Kuala Lumpur can be found. The rest of the country can be found on the Island of Borneo. Aside from Brunei and Singapore, it has the largest GDP in Southeast Asia.
Strait of Malacca
This body of water at the base of Malay Peninsula connects the Pacific to the Indian Ocean.
This body of water separates Singapore from the rest of the Malay peninsula.
This small island nation's location at the tip of the Malay Peninsula and large harbor make it one of the world's busiest ports and entrepots.
This country is the world's largest archipelago. It is made up of more than 17,500 islands straddling the equator.
On what island in Indonesia will you find its capital Jakarta?
What was the colonial period name of a group of islands in eastern Indonesia between Celebes and New Guinea. The modern day country of Indonesia.
New Guinea, Borneo, Sumatra
Indonesia includes (or is part of) 3 of 6 of the world's largest islands. Name them. (Number 2, 3, and 6.)
This is the world's largest Islamic country.
What European nation controlled much of Indonesia in the colonial period?
What nation brutally occupied Indonesia during WWII?
Indonesian statesman who obtained the independence of Indonesia from the Netherlands in 1949 and served as president until ousted by Suharto in a coup d'etat.
(1921-) He was president of Indonesia from 1967 to 1998; he seized power in Indonesia from Sukarno in a coup d'état. His authoritarian and corrupt rule eventually led to his ouster.
On what island will you find the nation of Brunei?
The tiny country of Brunei is on the island of Borneo is squeezed between these two Indonesia states.
Spratly and Parcel islands
These two uninhabited island groups in southeast Asia are claimed by China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines and Brunei because of the oil that lies beneath them.
This former Portuguese colony declared its independence in 1975, but was immediately invaded by Indonesia and incorporated as an Indonesian province. After quite a lot of violence, this country finally became fully independent in 2002.
Name the island where East Timor is primarily located, one of the Lesser Sunda Islands at the eastern end of the Indonesian archipelago.
Pulau Atauro, Pulau Jaco
Name the two islands off the East Timoran main island that form a part of this tiny nation.
What country invaded East Timor in 1975 after they had declared independence from Portugal.
This island archipelago is a group of more than 7100 volcanic islands off the east coast of Vietnam between the South China Sea and the Philippine Sea.
What explorer claimed the Philippines islands for Spain in 1521. They remained Spanish territory for the next 377 years.
After its defeat in the Spanish American War in 1898, Spain ceded the Philippines to this nation. The Philippines became a self-governing Commonwealth in 1935.
In 1941, this country invaded the Philippines.
General Douglas MacArthur
Fulfilling his famous promise, "I shall return," this American general landed in the Philippines in 1944, and after nearly a year of fighting, Japan surrendered.
This man came to power in the Philippines in 1965 and proceeded to rule corruptly and despotically for the next 21 years.
What is the religion of most Philippinos?
Pacific Ring of Fire
Indonesia and the Philippines are on this major earthquake zone.
This river flows through China along the Thai-Laotian border, through Cambodia, and on to its huge delta in southern Vietnam.
Strait of Malacca
This body of water separates the Indonesian island of Sumatra from the Maylay peninsula.
Indonesia occupies about half of this island north of the Arafura Sea.
What island is shared by Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei?
On what island will you find Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia?
This island is the main population and industrial center and the site of the Philippine capital Manila. It is the biggest island that makes up the Philippine archipelago.
This is the Philippines second largest island and it is home to most of the country's Muslim population.