Continents Facts

Antarctica
Antarctica

Antarctica is the largest desert in the world.

Africa
Africa

Africa is larger than China, the USA, India, Mexico, and a big part of Europe combined.

Asia
Asia

With over 4 billion people and 30% of Earth's total land area, Asia is the Earth's largest and most populous continent.

Antarctica
Antarctica

Antarctica is the coldest, windiest, highest, and driest continent on Earth.

The Strait of Gibraltar
The Strait of Gibraltar

Europe and Africa are only separated by 14.3 km (8.9 mi) of an ocean (Gibraltar) and there are talks of constructing a bridge between the two continents.

Antarctica
Antarctica

The coldest place on Earth is a high ridge in Antarctica where temperatures can dip below -133°F (-93.2°C).

African Animals
African Animals

Africa is home to the world's largest living land animal, the African elephant, and the tallest, the Giraffe.

Rice Consumption in Asia
Rice Consumption in Asia

90% of all the rice in the world is consumed in Asia.

Antarctica
Antarctica

The highest temperature ever recorded in Antarctica is 67.6°F (19.8°C).