Know About Seven Continents in the World

Here are details about the world's seven continents, which are Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Australia, Europe and Antarctica. If you don't know about the world's seven continents, I will give you the information about this. World seven continents are the Earth's landmasses, from largest to smallest. Which means it's the seven main divided lands on Earth. 

Seven Continents


1 - Asia

Asia

Asia is the largest continent in the world. It's covers 30% of the land area and earth's 8.7% surface area, Area is 44,579,000 km2 (17,212,000 sq. mi). Asia is bounded by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Indian Ocean to the south and the Pacific Ocean to the east. Asia is known as the birthplace of the world's main religion. According to the latest United Nations estimates Asia population is 4,691,441,234 on October 10, 2021. Asia's population is 59.76% equivalent to the world population.


2 - Africa

Africa

Africa is the second largest continent. Africa covers 20% of the land area and Earth's 6% surface area, Area is 30,370,000 km2 (11,730,000 sq. mi). Africa is bounded by the Indian Ocean to the southeast, the Isthmus of Suez and the Red Sea to the northeast, Mediterranean Sea to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Nigerian people are the largest population in Africa. Told population based on the latest United Nations estimates is 1,381,230,967 on October 9, 2021. Africa's population is 16.72% equivalent to the world population.


3 - North America

North America

North America is the third-largest Northern Hemisphere continent. It covers the 16.5% of land area and Earth's 4.8% total surface and . Area is 24,709,000 km2 (9,540,000 sq. mi). North America is surrounded by the Arctic Ocean to the north, Atlantic Ocean to the east, Caribbean Sea and South America to the southeast, and Pacific Ocean to the west and south. North America's total population based on the latest United Nations estimates is 371,756,426 on October 10, 2021. North America's population is 4.73% equivalent to the world population.


4 - South America

South America

South America is the fourth largest Western Hemisphere continent. Area is 17,840,000 km2 (6,890,000 sq. mi). South America is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the north, the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Caribbean Sea to the northwest and North America.  Told population based on the latest United Nations estimates is 435,281,485 on October 10, 2021. South America's population is 5.53% equivalent to the world population.


5 - Australia

Australia

Australia's official name is Commonwealth of Australia. Area is 7,692,024 km2 (2,969,907 sq. mi). Australia is the oldest, flattest, and driest inhabited place on the earth. Australia is bounded by the Indian and Pacific oceans. Australia's population is 25,874,733 on October 9, 2021 based on the latest United Nations estimates. Australia's population is 0.39% equivalent to that of the world.


6 - Europe

Europe

Europe is a Northern Hemisphere and Eastern Hemisphere. Europe is the second smallest continent. It covers the 6.8% of land area and Earth's 2% total surface. Area is 10,180,000 km2 (3,930,000 sq. mi). Europe is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, the Arctic Ocean to the north, Asia to the east, the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Europe's population is 748,213,174 based on the latest United Nations estimates on October 8, 2021 and total 9.78% equivalent of the world population.


7 - Antarctica

Antarctica

Antarctica is the fifth largest southernmost continent. Bounded by the Southern Ocean. 98% of Antarctica is covered by ice. Antarctica is the Earth coldest, driest and windiest place. Area is 14,200,000 km (5,500,000 sq. mi). Antarctica's population is 5,000 people in the summer and 1,000 in the winter.

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