Continent and Countries ......


Area ------------------ 17,212,000 sq. km

Number of Countries ------------------  44 countries

Highest point Mount ------------------  Everest, Nepal

Lowest point ------------------ Dead Sea, Israel

Most Populous City ------------------ Shanghai, China

South America

Area ------------------ 6,880,000 sq. km

Number of Countries ------------------ 12 countries

Highest point ------------------ Aconcagua, Argentina

Lowest point ------------------ Laguna del Carbón, Argentina

Most Populous City ------------------ Sao Paulo, Brazil

North America

Area ------------------ 9,365,000 sq. km

Number of Countries ------------------  23 countries

Highest point ------------------  Mount McKinley, USA

Lowest point ------------------   Death Valley, USA

Most Populous City  ------------------  Mexico City, Mexico


Area ------------------  11,608,000 sq. km

Number of Countries ------------------ 54 countries

Highest point ------------------  Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Lowest point ------------------   Lake Assal,Djibouti

Most Populous City ------------------  Lagos, Nigeria


Area ------------------  3,837,000 sq. km

Number of Countries ------------------  47 countries

Highest point ------------------  Mount Elbrus, Russia

Lowest point ------------------   Caspian Sea, Russia

Most Populous City ------------------  Moscow, Russia


Area ------------------  5,100,000 sq. km

Number of Countries ------------------  0 countries

Highest point ------------------  Vinson Massif, Antarctica

Lowest point ------------------   Deep Lake, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica

Most Populous City ------------------  Villa Las Estrellas, Chilean claim


Area ------------------ 2,968,000 sq. km

Number of Countries ------------------  14 countries

Highest point ------------------  Puncak Jaya, Papua Province

Lowest point ------------------  Lake Eyre, Australia

Most Populous City ------------------ Sydney, Australia

Other Facts.....

1. Canada has more lakes than all the other countries of the world combined.

2. Kazakistan is the largest landlocked country in the world.

3. France covers the most time zones, covering 12 time zones.

4. Most overweight population found in Nauru.

5. Mongolia is the least densely populated country on Earth with 4 people per square mile.

6. Saudi Arabia has no river.

7. Suriname is the most jungle covered country in the world, with 91% of its land covered in jungle.

8. Papua New Guinea with 820 languages are spoken, is the most languages spoken country in world.

9. The country with the most neighbors is Russia with 16 neighbors.

10. New Zealand is the first country that gave women the right to vote in 1893.

11. The country with the longest shoreline measuring 202,080 km is Canada.

12. Liechtenstein and Uzbekistan is the only two countries in the world which are doubly landlocked.

13. Vatican is the only country where there was no birth in 1983.

14. Singapore is the largest country without any farms.

15. Nauru is the only country in the world with no official capital.

16. There are more post offices in India than anywhere else in the world.

17. New Zealand is the only country which has every climate in the world.