There are seven continents in the world, including Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe and Oceania.
The earth’s vast land, the human according to the climate and geographical position, the world is divided into several continents, so just have which a few continents in the world?
Asia is the largest and most populous of the seven continents. Most of Asia is located in the northern and eastern hemispheres. The dividing line between Asia and Africa is the Suez Canal. East of the Suez Canal is Asia.
Africa is located in the west of the Eastern Hemisphere, to the south of Europe, to the west of Asia, to the east near the Indian Ocean, to the west facing the Atlantic Ocean, across the equator from north to south, covering an area of about 30.2 million square kilometers, and is the second largest continent in the world.
Geographically located in the northern part of the Western Hemisphere, North America is the second most economically developed continent in the world. Most of North America belongs to developed countries and has a very high human development index and economic development level.
South America is geographically located in the western and southern hemispheres. It faces the Atlantic Ocean to the east, the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Caribbean Sea to the north. North and North America are bounded by the Panama Canal, while the south and Antarctica face each other across the Drake Strait.
Antarctica is located at the southern end of the earth and is surrounded by the Pacific, Indian and Atlantic Oceans. Antarctica is composed of continents, continental ice, and islands, with a total area of 14.24 million square kilometers, of which the continental area is 12.39 million square kilometers.
Europe is located in the northwest of the Eastern Hemisphere, bordering the Arctic Ocean in the north, the Atlantic Ocean in the west, and the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea in the south. It is the third most populous continent in the world, second only to Asia and Africa. More than 99% of the population belongs to the European race.
Geographically in the central and south-central Pacific Ocean, Oceania is the smallest continent in the world. Between Asia and Antarctica, it borders the Indian Ocean to the west, the Pacific Ocean to the east, and lies far away from North and South America.