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What are the size and population of the seven continents of the world?

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2008-07-14 16:35:52

World Continents Size

& Population based on 2005 World Census

"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">North America

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"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Continent Size: 24,474,000 sq.

Km or 9,449,460 sq miles 16.5% of the Earth's Land

"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Population: 501,500,000

South America

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"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Continent Size: 17,819,000 sq Km

or 6,879,000 sq miles 12% of the Earth's Land

"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Population: 379,500,000

Africa

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"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Continent Size: 30,065,000 sq km

or 11,608,000 sq miles. 20.2% of Earth's Land

"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Population: 877,500,000

Australia

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"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Continent Size: 8,112,000 sq km

or 3,132,059 sq miles. 5.3% of Earth's Land

"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Population: 32,000,000

"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Asia

"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">:

"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Continent Size: 44,579,000 sq km

or 17,212,000 sq miles 30% of Earth's Land

"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Population: 3,879,000,000

Europe

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"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Continent Size: 9,938,000 sq Km

or 3,837,081 sq miles 6.7% of Earth's Land

"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Population: 729,000,000

Antarctica

"mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">: Continent Size:

13,209,000 sq km or 5,100,021 sq miles

(varies due to changing ice shelves)

8.9% of Earth's Land (Population 0 )


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