7 Continents of the World | The Continents

The Continents | 7 Continents of the World We are here again with a new update about the continents. 7 Continents and 5 Oceans have in this world. In this chapter we learn about continents. There are seven continents of the world. We learn all about continents like smallest continent in area, largest continent in area and smallest continent in population, largest continent in population etc. All continents of the world have different physical, atmospheric and surface textures. We learn in this chapter.

List of the Continents

Above we read that there are seven continents of the word. Which all list are given below :
This list of continents show their area, population

S. No. Continent Area (km2) Area (mile2) Total Population
1. Asia 44,579,000 17,212,000 4,545,133,000
2. Africa 30,370,000 11,730,000 1,287,920,000
3. North America 24,709,000 9,540,000 587,615,000
4. South America 17,840,000 6,890,000 428,240,000
5. Antarctica 14,000,000 5,400,000 4,490
6. Europe 10,180,000 3,930,000 742,648,000
7. Australia 8,600,000 3,300,000 41,261,000

To see the above table of 7 continents of the world, we can conclude that :

About their Area :

  • The largest continent in terms of area is Asia.
  • Asia has 29.5% of the total landmass.
  • The smallest continent in terms of Area is Australia.
  • Australia has only 5.9% of the total landmass.
  • The second-largest continent is Africa, which has 20.4% of the total landmass.
  • The largest city in the world by area in Tokyo. Tokyo total area is 8,547 km2
  • The smallest city in the world by area is Vatican City. Vatican City Area is 0.44 km2 ; 110 acres (44 hectares).

About their Population :

  • The largest continent in terms of population in Asia.
  • Asia has 59.5% of the total population.
  • The smallest continent in terms of Population is Antarctica.
  • Antarctica has less than 0.1% of the total population.
  • The second-largest continent in terms of population in Africa.
  • Africa has 16.9% of the total population.

Most Populous City of the World :

  • The most populous city in the world by population is Tokyo, which comes to the first position is Tokyo. Tokyo population in 2020 is 37.4 million (37,393,000).
  • The smallest city in the world by population is Vatican City, its population is 801 people only.

List of continents by percent total landmass and percent total population given below :

S. No. Continents Percent
(Total Landmass)
Percent
(Total Population)
1. Asia 29.5% 59.5%
2. Africa 20.4% 16.9%
3. North America 16.5% 7.7%
4. South America 12.0% 5.6%
5. Antarctica 9.2% Less than 0.1%
6. Europe 6.8% 9.7%
7. Australia 5.9% 0.5%

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