continents

by dhyani
Last updated 4 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
World History
Grade:
3

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continents

World's Continents

NORTH AMERICANorth America is home to Canada, the United States, Mexico and Greenland.Mexico has the largest population, but is the poorest country in North America, while Canada has the smallest population. The United States is the wealthiest country in North America, and currently, in the world

ASIAAsia is the largest by area and population, continent of the planet. It covers 8.7% of the Earth’s total surface area and with approximately 3.9 billion people, with its area exceeding the area of the moon. Asia divided into 6 subcontinents :- Central Asia - East Asia - North Asia - India Subcontinent - Southeast Asia - Southwest Asia. More than half of Asia's population lives in India and China. It is bounded on the east by the Pacific Ocean, on the south by the Indian Ocean and on the north by the Arctic Ocean. For the list of countries and other facts about asia, visit this linkhttp://thefreeresource.com/facts-about-asia-for-kids/

AUSTRALIAIt’s the world’s smallest,lowest and flattest continent. But it’s also a vast country that is home to unique animals, stunning beaches, and diverse landscapes. Australia may be one of the biggest countries in the world, but it is also has one of the lowest population density in the world. It is also the biggest island in the world. Australia has some 750 known species of reptiles and many more fun facts to discover. for more read on this continenet visit this websitehttp://www.downundr.com/facts/australia/all/1

AFRICAWelcome to Africa – the second largest continent in the world. Africa is also second in the number of people – the population – who live here. Africa is a vast, beautiful land with dry, hot deserts in the north and grasslands and tropical jungles in the south. Africa was colonized by European countries in the late 1800s.this is the link to find about the countres in African continenthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=5Xsi9Pzvm8Y To learn more about about Africa follow this linkhttp://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-africa/

EUROPEEurope is bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, the Mediterranean Sea to the south, and the Black Sea and connected waterways to the southeast. Of Europe’s approximately 50 states, Russia is by far the largest by both area and population, taking up 40% of the continent, while the Vatican City is the smallest. For more fun facts about Europe please visit this sitehttp://thefreeresource.com/facts-about-europe-for-kids/

ANTARCTICAAntarctica is Earth's southernmost continent. It contains the geographic South Pole and is situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean. At 14,000,000 square kilometres, it is the fifth-largest continent. For comparison, Antarctica is nearly twice the size of Australia. About 98% of Antarctica is covered by ice that averages 1.9 km in thickness, which extends to all but the northernmost reaches of the Antarctic Peninsula. For more facts about his continent visit this websitehttp://www.mapsofworld.com/antarctica/facts.html

SOUTH AMERICA In the middle of South America, surrounded by land on all sides, sits Paraguay, a small and poor country. Sitting at the northwestern edge of South America lies Ecuador, the smallest country in South America. Bolivia is a very poor country and most of the people here are farmers. Yet, they’re looking for smart ways to save their rainforests. The country of Peru sits in South America between the Pacific Ocean and Columbia, Brazil and Bolivia. Peru is a beautiful country – with rainforests, mountains and dry coastal plains. Argentina sits at the very bottom of South America and it has a little bit of everything. Brazil is the largest country in South America, and the fifth largest country in the world. The Statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. You can drive across the entire country of Chile in a few hours. The Andes Mountains border Chile on the east, and most of the country is made up of mountains.


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