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Table of the Continents
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Continent Area Number of Countries Population
(as of 2011)
Africa 11,608,000 sq km 54 778,000,000
Antarctica 5,100,000 sq km 0 0
Asia 17,212,000 sq km 47 3,674,000,000
Australia plus Oceania 2,968,000 sq km 14 31,000,000
Europe 837,000 sq km 43 342,000,000
North America 9,365,000 sq km 23 483,000,000
South America 6,880,000 sq km 12 342,000,000

1. How many continents are there? ___________________

2. Which continent has the largest area? ________________________

3. Which continent has the smallest area? ___________________

4. Which continent has the greatest number of countries? _____________________________

5. Which continent has the smallest number of countries? ___________________________

6. Which continent has the fewest people? _______________________

7. Which is the most populous continent? ___________________

8. How many people does the most populous continent have? ___________________

9. Which is the second most populous continent? ___________________

10. How many people does the second most populous continent have? ___________________

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