Continents Facts

The San People
The San People

The San people of Southern Africa today use the same set of tools that were found in a Cave, dating to 44,000 years ago.

World's Freshwater
World's Freshwater

%90 of the world's fresh water is in Antarctica.

Wild Tigers
Wild Tigers

Contrary to popular belief, there are no wild tigers in Africa. Only in Asia.

Terra Australis
Terra Australis

Although myths and speculation about a Terra Australis ("Southern Land") date back to antiquity, Antarctica was only first sighted in 1820 by a Russian expedition.

Slave Trade
Slave Trade

Between 1525 and 1866, 12.5 million Africans were kidnaped and sold into slavery in the Americas.

Antarctica
Antarctica

Some parts of Antarctica have had no rain or snow for the last 2 million years.

Nepal and Buddhism
Nepal and Buddhism

Nepal is the birthplace of Buddhism.

Antarctica
Antarctica

Antarctica is about 1.3 times as large as Europe.

African Animals
African Animals

The deadliest animal in Africa is the hippopotamus.