Largest Country in Asia by Year

For each interval of time, guess the largest country in asia by area.
Obviously, some of these no longer exist.
Source. Not the most accurate, but for the purposes of this quiz it is sufficient. There is great variation in the amount historical records when it comes to ancient civilizations, so some of the answers are more credible than others.
Only counting civilizations with established territory. "China" will not suffice for ancient dynasties.
Only counting territory in Asia, Bounded by the Caucasus, Urals, Sinai, and the Papua-Indonesian border. Including Indonesian and Philippine Islands, but none traditionally included in Oceania. Including Anatolia and Cyprus.
Quiz by QuantumMechanist
Last updated: October 26, 2020
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-3000 BC- c.2500 BC
Sumerian Civilization
c.2500 BC- c.2250 BC
Indus River Valley Civilization
c.2250 BC- c.2120 BC
Akkadian Empire
c.2120 BC- c.1550 BC
Indus River Valley Civilization
c.1550 BC-1046 BC
Shang Dynasty
1046 BC- c.770 BC
Zhou Dynasty
c.770 BC-c.740 BC
Chu State
c.740 BC- c.730 BC
c.730 BC- 723 BC
723 BC-722 BC
722 BC- 615 BC
615 BC- 550 BC
550 BC- 329 BC
First Persian Empire
329 BC- 323 BC
Macedonian Empire
323 BC- 279 BC
Seleucid Empire
279 BC- 205 BC
Maurya Empire
205 BC- 200 BC
Han Dynasty
200 BC- 107 BC
Xiongnu Confederation
107 BC- 10 AD
Han Dynasty
10 AD- 18 AD
Xin "Dynasty"
18 AD- 50 AD
Xiongnu Confederation
50 AD- 103 AD
Han Dynasty
103 AD- 231 AD
Kushan Empire
231 AD- 573 AD
Sassanid Empire
573 AD-582 AD
582 AD- 628 AD
Sassanid Empire
628 AD- 631 AD
631 AD- 671 AD
Tang Dynasty
671 AD- 750 AD
Umayyad Caliphate
750 AD- 875 AD
Abbasid Caliphate
875 AD- 908 AD
Tang Dynasty
908 AD- 979 AD
979 AD- 991 AD
Song Dynasty
991 AD- 1074 AD
Liao Dynasty
1074 AD- 1096 AD
Seljuq Empire
1096 AD- 1126 AD
Liao Dynasty
1126 AD- 1142 AD
Qara Khitai
1142 AD- 1213 AD
Jin Dynasty
1213 AD- 1271 AD
Mongol Empire
1271 AD- 1394 AD
Yuan Dynasty
1394 AD- 1411 AD
Timurid Empire
1411 AD- 1630 AD
Ming Dynasty
1630 AD- 1756 AD
Russian Empire
1756 AD- 1799 AD
Qing Dynasty
1799 AD- 1923 AD
Russian Empire
1923 AD- 1991 AD
Soviet Union
1991 AD- 2020 AD
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