Filipino translated to English: Natural resources in South Asia
The natural resources of South Asia include iron ore, bauxite, copper ore and coal. Also present are natural resources like forests that can be used for timber, paper and firewood as well as water used for hydroelectric power and irrigation.
According to the United Nations, Southern Asia is defined as being comprised of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. This definition may change depending on the source. For example, Rutgers University also recognizes Myanmar and Tibet as belonging to Southern Asia.