The Seven Continents of the World

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Map of the seven continents

What actually is a continent?

Continents is one of the seven large landmasses on the world’s surface, surrounded, or mainly surrounded, by sea and usually consisting of various countries. It can be easily said one of the larger continuous masses of land.

How many are there?

There are seven continents in the world by size namely Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia. Asia is the largest continent in the world by size and population. China is the most populous city(Shanghai ) in Asia actually in the world. Asia and Europe are sometimes called Eurasia as one continent.

7 continents

continent is one of several large landmasses. The seven continents model is probably the most widely taught. The seven continents ordered from the largest area to the smallest area are Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia.

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Continent Area (km2) Population World Pop. Share Most Populous City
Asia 44,579,000 4,545,133,000 59.50% Shanghai, China
Africa 30,370,000 1,287,920,000 16.90% Lagos, Nigeria
North America 24,709,000 587,615,000 7.70% Mexico City, Mexico
South America 17,840,000 428,240,000 5.60% São Paulo, Brazil
Antarctica 14,000,000 4,490 0.00% McMurdo Station
Europe 10,180,000 742,648,000 9.70% Moscow, Russia
Australia 8,600,000 41,261,000 0.50% Sydney, Australia

7 Continents Population Graph

7 Continents land area Graph

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asian countrie by population
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Rank Country Population Capital city Land Area(Km²) Density(P/Km²)
1 China 1,439,323,776 Beijing 9,388,211 153
2 India 1,380,004,385 New Delhi 2,973,190 464
3 Indonesia 273,523,615 Jakarta 1,811,570 151
4 Pakistan 220,892,340 Islamabad 770,880 287
5 Bangladesh 164,689,383 Dhaka 130,170 1265
6 Japan 126,476,461 Tokyo 364,555 347
7 Philippines 109,581,078 Manila 298,170 368
8 Vietnam 97,338,579 Hanoi 310,070 314
9 Turkey 84,339,067 Ankara 769,630 110
10 Iran 83,992,949 Tehran 1,628,550 52
11 Thailand 69,799,978 Bangkok 510,890 137
12 Myanmar 54,409,800 Naypyidaw 653,290 83
13 South Korea 51,269,185 Seoul 97,230 527
14 Iraq 40,222,493 Baghdad 434,320 93
15 Afghanistan 38,928,346 Kabul 652,860 60
16 Saudi Arabia 34,813,871 Riyadh 2,149,690 16
17 Uzbekistan 33,469,203 Uzbekistan 425,400 79
18 Malaysia 32,365,999 Kuala Lumpur 328,550 99
19 Yemen 29,825,964 Sana'a 527,970 56
20 Nepal 29,136,808 Kathmandu 143,350 203
21 North Korea 25,778,816 Pyongyang 120,410 214
22 Taiwan 23,816,775 Taipei 35,410 673
23 Sri Lanka 21,413,249 Colombo 62,710 341
24 Kazakhstan 18,776,707 Nur-Sultan 2,699,700 7
25 Syria 17,500,658 Damascus 183,630 95
26 Cambodia 16,718,965 Phnom Penh 176,520 95
27 Jordan 10,203,134 Amman 88,780 115
28 Azerbaijan 10,139,177 Baku 82,658 123
29 United Arab Emirates 9,890,402 Abu Dhabi 83,600 118
30 Tajikistan 9,537,645 Dushanbe 139,960 68
31 Israel 8,655,535 Jerusalem 21,640 400
32 Hong Kong 7,496,981 City of Victoria 1,050 7,140
33 Laos 7,275,560 Vientiane 230,800 32
34 Lebanon 6,825,445 Beirut 10,230 667
35 Kyrgyzstan 6,524,195 Bishkek 191,800 34
36 Turkmenistan 6,031,200 Ashgabat 469,930 13
37 Singapore 5,850,342 Singapore 700 8,358
38 Oman 5,106,626 Muscat 309,500 16
39 Palestine 5,101,414 Jerusalem 6,020 847
40 Kuwait 4,270,571 Kuwait City 17,820 240
41 Georgia 3,989,167 Tbilisi 69,490 57
42 Mongolia 3,278,290 Ulaanbaatar 1,553,560 2
43 Armenia 2,963,243 Yerevan 28,470 104
44 Qatar 2,881,053 Doha 11,610 248
45 Bahrain 1,701,575 Manama 760 2,239
46 Timor-Leste 1,318,445 Dili 14,870 89
47 Cyprus 1,207,359 Nicosia 9,240 131
48 Bhutan 771,608 Thimphu 38,117 20
49 Macao 649,335 Cotai 30 21,645
50 Maldives 540,544 Male 300 1,802
51 Brunei 437,479 Bandar Seri Begawan 5,270 83

African countries by population with capitals

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Rank Country Population Capital city Land Area(Km?) Density(P/Km?)
1 Nigeria 206,139,589 Abuja 910,770 226
2 Ethiopia 114,963,588 Addis Ababa 1,000,000 115
3 Egypt 102,334,404 Cairo 995,450 103
4 Democratic Republic of the Congo 89,561,403 Kinshasa 2,267,050 40
5 Tanzania 59,734,218 Dodoma 885,800 67
6 South Africa 59,308,690 Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), Bloemfontein (judicial) 1,213,090 49
7 Kenya 53,771,296 Nairobi 569,140 94
8 Uganda 45,741,007 Kampala 199,810 229
9 Algeria 43,851,044 Algiers 2,381,740 18
10 Sudan 43,849,260 Khartoum 1,765,048 25
11 Morocco 36,910,560 Rabat 446,300 83
12 Angola 32,866,272 Luanda 1,246,700 26
13 Mozambique 31,255,435 Maputo 786,380 40
14 Ghana 31,072,940 Accra 227,540 137
15 Madagascar 27,691,018 Antananarivo 581,795 48
16 Cameroon 26,545,863 Yaounde 472,710 56
17 Côte d’Ivoire 26,378,274 Yamoussoukro 318,000 83
18 Niger 24,206,644 Niamey 1,266,700 19
19 Burkina Faso 20,903,273 Ouagadougou 273,600 76
20 Mali 20,250,833 Bamako 1,220,190 17
21 Malawi 19,129,952 Lilongwe 94,280 203
22 Zambia 18,383,955 Lusaka 743,390 25
23 Senegal 16,743,927 Dakar 192,530 57
24 Chad 16,425,864 N'Djamena 1,259,200 13
25 Somalia 15,893,222 Mogadishu 627,340 25
26 Zimbabwe 14,862,924 Harare 386,850 38
27 Guinea 13,132,795 Conakry 245,720 53
28 Rwanda 12,952,218 Kigali 24,670 525
29 Benin 12,123,200 Porto-Novo 112,760 108
30 Burundi 11,890,784 Gitega 25,680 463
31 Tunisia 11,818,619 Tunis 155,360 76
32 South Sudan 11,193,725 Juba 610,952 18
33 Togo 8,278,724 Lome 54,390 152
34 Sierra Leone 7,976,983 Freetown 72,180 111
35 Libya 6,871,292 Tripoli 1,759,540 4
36 Congo 5,518,087 Brazzaville 341,500 16
37 Liberia 5,057,681 Monrovia 96,320 53
38 Central African Republic 4,829,767 Bangui 622,980 8
39 Mauritania 4,649,658 Nouakchott 1,030,700 5
40 Eritrea 3,546,421 Asmara 101,000 35
41 Namibia 2,540,905 Windhoek 823,290 3
42 Gambia 2,416,668 Banjul 10,120 239
43 Botswana 2,351,627 Gaborone 566,730 4
44 Gabon 2,225,734 Libreville 257,670 9
45 Lesotho 2,142,249 Maseru 30,360 71
46 Guinea-Bissau 1,968,001 Bissau 28,120 70
47 Equatorial Guinea 1,402,985 Malabo 28,050 50
48 Mauritius 1,271,768 Port Louis 2,030 626
49 Eswatini 1,160,164 Mbabane (administrative), Lobamba (legislative, royal) 17,200 67
50 Djibouti 988,000 Djibouti 23,180 43
51 Réunion 895,312 Saint-Denis 2,500 358
52 Comoros 869,601 Moroni 1,861 467
53 Western Sahara 597,339 Laayoune 266,000 2
54 Cabo Verde 555,987 Praia 4,030 138
55 Mayotte 272,815 Mamoudzou 375 728
56 Sao Tome and Principe 219,159 Sao Tome 960 228
57 Seychelles 98,347 Victoria 460 214
58 Saint Helena 6,077 Jamestown 390 16

North American countries by population with capitals

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Rank Country Population Capital city Land Area(Km²) Density(P/Km²)
1 U.S.A. 331,002,651 Washington, D.C. 9,147,420 36
2 Mexico 128,932,753 Mexico City 1,943,950 66
3 Canada 37,742,154 Ottawa 9,093,510 4
4 Guatemala 17,915,568 Guatemala City 107,160 167
5 Haiti 11,402,528 Port-au-Prince 27,560 414
6 Cuba 11,326,616 Havana 106,440 106
7 Dominican Republic 10,847,910 Santo Domingo 48,320 225
8 Honduras 9,904,607 Tegucigalpa 111,890 89
9 Nicaragua 6,624,554 Managua 120,340 55
10 El Salvador 6,486,205 San Salvador 20,720 313
11 Costa Rica 5,094,118 San Jose 51,060 100
12 Panama 4,314,767 Panama City 74,340 58
13 Jamaica 2,961,167 Kingston 10,830 273
14 Puerto Rico 2,860,853 San Juan 8,870 323
15 Trinidad and Tobago 1,399,488 Port of Spain 5,130 273
16 Guadeloupe 400,124 Basse-Terre 1,690 237
17 Belize 397,628 Belmopan 22,810 17
18 Bahamas 393,244 Nassau 10,010 39
19 Martinique 375,265 Fort-de-France 1,060 354
20 Barbados 287,375 Bridgetown 430 668
21 Saint Lucia 183,627 Castries 610 301
22 Curaçao 164,093 Willemstad 444 370
23 Grenada 112,523 Saint George's 340 331
24 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 110,940 Kingstown 390 284
25 Aruba 106,766 Oranjestad 180 593
26 U.S. Virgin Islands 104,425 Charlotte Amalie 350 298
27 Antigua and Barbuda 97,929 Saint John's 440 223
28 Dominica 71,986 Roseau 750 96
29 Cayman Islands 65,722 George Town 240 274
30 Bermuda 62,278 Hamilton 50 1,246
31 Greenland 56,770 Guatemala City 410,450 0
32 Saint Kitts and Nevis 53,199 Basseterre 260 205
33 Sint Maarten 42,876 Philipsburg 34 1,261
34 Turks and Caicos Islands 38,717 Cockburn Town 950 41
35 British Virgin Islands 30,231 Road Town 150 202
36 Caribbean Netherlands 26,223 Bonaire Kralendijk 328 80
37 Anguilla 15,003 The Valley 90 137
38 Saint Barthélemy 9,877 Gustavia 21 470
39 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 5,794 Saint-Pierre 230 25
40 Montserrat 4,992 Plymouth, Brades 100 50

South American countries by population with capitals

South America Countries
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Rank Country Population Capital city Land Area(Km²) Density(P/Km²)
1 Brazil 212,559,417 Brasilia 8,358,140 25
2 Colombia 50,882,891 Bogotá 1,109,500 46
3 Argentina 45,195,774 Buenos Aires 2,736,690 17
4 Peru 32,971,854 Lima 1,280,000 26
5 Venezuela 28,435,940 Caracas 882,050 32
6 Chile 19,116,201 Santiago 743,532 26
7 Ecuador 17,643,054 Quito 248,360 71
8 Bolivia 11,673,021 Sucre (de jure) La Paz
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1,083,300 11
9 Paraguay 7,132,538 Asunción 397,300 18
10 Uruguay 3,473,730 Montevideo 175,020 20
11 Guyana 786,552 Georgetown 196,850 4
12 Suriname 586,632 Paramaribo 156,000 4
13 French Guiana 298,682 Cayenne 82,200 4
14 Falkland Islands 3,480 Stanley 12,170 0

Europen countries by population with capitals

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Rank Country Population Capital city Land Area(Km²) Density(P/Km²)
1 Russia 145,934,462 Moscow 16,376,870 9
2 Germany 83,783,942 Berlin 348,560 240
3 United Kingdom 67,886,011 London 241,930 281
4 France 65,273,511 Paris 547,557 119
5 Italy 60,461,826 Rome 294,140 206
6 Spain 46,754,778 Madrid 498,800 94
7 Ukraine 43,733,762 Kyiv 579,320 75
8 Poland 37,846,611 Warsaw 306,230 124
9 Romania 19,237,691 Bucharest 230,170 84
10 Netherlands 17,134,872 Amsterdam 33,720 508
11 Belgium 11,589,623 Brussels 30,280 383
12 Czechia 10,708,981 Prague 77,240 139
13 Greece 10,423,054 Athens 128,900 81
14 Portugal 10,196,709 Lisbon 91,590 111
15 Sweden 10,099,265 Stockholm 410,340 25
16 Hungary 9,660,351 Budapest 90,530 107
17 Belarus 9,449,323 Minsk 202,910 47
18 Austria 9,006,398 Vienna 82,409 109
19 Serbia 8,737,371 Belgrade 87,460 100
20 Switzerland 8,654,622 Bern 39,516 219
21 Bulgaria 6,948,445 Sofia 108,560 64
22 Denmark 5,792,202 Copenhagen 42,430 137
23 Finland 5,540,720 Helsinki 303,890 18
24 Slovakia 5,459,642 Bratislava 48,088 114
25 Norway 5,421,241 Oslo 365,268 115
26 Ireland 4,937,786 Dublin 68,890 72
27 Croatia 4,105,267 Zagreb 55,960 73
28 Moldova 4,033,963 Chisinau 32,850 123
29 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,280,819 Sarajevo 51,000 64
30 Albania 2,877,797 Tirana 27,400 105
31 Lithuania 2,722,289 Vilnius 62,674 43
32 North Macedonia 2,083,374 Skopje 25,220 83
33 Slovenia 2,078,938 Bratislava 20,140 103
34 Latvia 1,886,198 Riga 62,200 30
35 Estonia 1,326,535 Tallinn 42,390 31
36 Montenegro 628,066 Podgorica 13,450 47
37 Luxembourg 625,978 Luxembourg 2,590 242
38 Malta 441,543 Valletta 320 1,380
39 Iceland 341,243 Reykjavik 100,250 3
40 Channel Islands 173,863 Peter Port 190 915
41 Isle of Man 85,033 Douglas 570 149
42 Andorra 77,265 Andorra la Vella 470 164
43 Faroe Islands 48,863 Tórshavn 1,396 35
44 Tórshavn 39,242 Monaco 1 26,337
45 Liechtenstein 38,128 Vaduz 160 238
46 San Marino 33,931 San Marino 60 566
47 Gibraltar 33,691 Gibraltar 10 3,369
48 Holy See 801 Vatican City 0 2,003

Australian countries by population with capitals

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Rank Country Population Capital city Land Area(Km²) Density(P/Km²)
1 Australia 25,499,884 Canberra 7,682,300 3
2 Papua New Guinea 8,947,024 Port Moresby 452,860 20
3 New Zealand 4,822,233 Wellington 263,310 18
4 Fiji 896,445 Suva 18,270 49
5 Solomon Islands 686,884 Honiara 27,990 25
6 Vanuatu 307,145 Port Vila 12,190 25
7 New Caledonia 285,498 Noumea 18,280 16
8 French Polynesia 280,908 Pape'ete 3,660 77
9 Samoa 198,414 Apia 2,830 70
10 Guam 168,775 Hagåtña 540 313
11 Kiribati 119,449 Tarawa 810 147
12 Micronesia 115,023 Palikir 700 164
13 Tonga 105,695 Nuku?alofa 720 147
14 Marshall Islands 59,190 Majuro 180 329
15 Northern Mariana Islands 57,559 Saipan 460 125
16 American Samoa 55,191 Pago Pago 200 276
17 Palau 18,094 Ngerulmud 460 39
18 Cook Islands 17,564 Avarua District 240 73
19 Tuvalu 11,792 Funafuti 30 393
20 Wallis and Futuna Islands 11,239 Matā'utu 140 80
21 Nauru 10,824 Yaren District 20 541
22 Niue 1,626 Alofi 260 6
23 Tokelau 1,357 Nukunonu 10 136