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According to the CIA World Factbook, depending on the convention used, there are five to seven continents. The convention that states there are seven continents recognises them as:
  • Africa
  • North America
  • South America
  • Asia
  • Australia (sometimes referred to as Oceania, but not by inhabitants of the region)
  • Antarctica
  • Europe

Some conventions consider Europe and Asia to be one continent, and some consider North and South America to be a single continent.

*(Forms like 'Eurasia' applies to the combined region, or the borders between them. Or 'Australasia' and 'Oceania', neither of which is a real continent but a general region covering Australia and New Zealand, and some islands of south-east Asia, which might be used to indicate the region around southern Indonesia.)
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How many continents have a capital A in their names?

Six continents have a capital "a" in them. North America South America Australia Asia Antarctica Africa     4 Antarctica, Australia, Asia and Africa. 

How many continent are there name them?

Africa - 30,300,000 sq km Antarctica - 14,000,000 sq km Asia - 44,700,000 sq km Australia - 7,686,850 sq km Europe - 9,940,000 sq km North America - 24,360,000 sq km

How did the Continents get there names?

North America - named after Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci South America - named after Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci Europe - named after Europa, a Phoenician princess

How many continents are on the earth and what are their names?

We will just go to what could be thought: 7 continents: North AmericaSouth AmericaAntarcticaAfricaEuropeAsiaAustralia Here the "American landmass" is counted as 2 and th

How continents get their names?

North America - named after Amerigo Vespucci South America - named after Amerigo Vespucci Antarctica - Greek for 'Opposite to the Arctic' Europe - named after Phoenician