National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Planning, released 3rd September, 2008 East Timor is often considered a transcontinental country in Southeastern Asia and Oceania. Armenia is sometimes considered a transcontinental country: physiographically in Western Asia, it has historical and sociopolitical connections with Europe. The state is commonly known as simply "China which is subsumed by the eponymous entity and civilization (China). Indonesia is generally considered a territory of Southeastern Asia (UN region wholly or partially, it is also frequently included in Australasia or Melanesia. The island of Cyprus is sometimes considered a transcontinental territory: in the Eastern Basin of Mediterranean Sea south of Turkey, it has historical and socio-political connections with Europe. Continents and major geopolitical regions (non-continents are italicized ) : Africa, antarctica, asia, europe, north America, oceania (includes.