Facts of world’s continents (Name, Area & Other details)

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7 CONTINENTS FACTS CONTINENT NOTES
2nd largest continent Africa 11.67 million sq miles (30.22 million km²)
2nd smallest continent Europe 3.931 million sq miles (10.18 million km²)
3rd largest continent North America 9.54 million sq miles (24.71 million km²)
4th largest continent South America 6.888 million sq miles (17.84 million km²)
Contains no countries Antarctica -
Contains the highest point on earth South America Mount Chimborazo in Ecuador
Contains the world’s largest desert Africa The Sahara
Contains the world’s longest river Africa The Nile river located in Egypt
Continent with only one country Australia -
Continent with the most countries Africa 54 sovereign countries
Largest continent Asia 17.21 million sq miles (44.58 million km²)
Least populated continent Antarctica Only visitors. Permanent human population of zero.
Most populated continent Asia 4.14 billion (2011)
Smallest continent Australia 2.97 million sq miles (7.692 million km²)
The coldest place on earth Antarctica -89.2 °C (?128.6 °F; 184.0 K) at the Soviet Vostok Station in Antarctica, on July 21, 1983.
Windiest continent Antarctica -

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