Which two European nations had the most territory in southeast Asia? ?
- RandalLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
Southeast Asia (or Southeastern Asia) is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India and north of Australia.
Southeast Asia consists of:
Brunei (5,765 km^2), [UK]
Burma (676,578 km^2), [UK]
Cambodia (181,035 km^2), [France]
East Timor (14,874 km^2), [Portugal]
Indonesia (1,904,569 km^2), [Netherlands]
Laos (236,800 km^2), [France]
Malaysia (329,847 km^2), [UK]
Philippines (300,000 km^2), [Spain]
Singapore (710.2 km^2), [UK]
Thailand (513,120 km^2), [Thailand is the only country in Southeast Asia never colonized by a European power.]
and Vietnam (331,210 km^2) [France].
Netherlands controlled 1,904,569 km^2
United Kingdom controlled 1,012,900 km^2
France controlled 749,045 km^2
Spain controlled 300,000 km^2
Portugal controlled 14,874 km^2
Therefore, the two European countries with the most territory in southeast Asia were 1. the Netherlands and 2. the United Kingdom.
I hope this is helpful.Source(s): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southeast_Asia
- poornakumar bLv 79 years ago
The British (Indian Empire, Burma, Ceylon, Malaya, North Borneo, Iraq, Trans-Jordan, Hong kong & many islands) & The Dutch (Indonesian archipelago).
French Indo-China is not even half of Indonesia.
- ItsBitzoLv 69 years ago
I'm guessing Great Britain & France. Great Britain had colonies in India & I think France had control over Vietnam at some point because some of their people speak French.