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What are the Seven Continents of the World?


A continent is a large continuous mass of land.The World is divided into seven Continents: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia/Oceania.

All the continents of the World, except Antarctica, are "wedge-shaped," wider at the north than at the south.The continents vary greatly in size and more than two-thirds of the world's continental land area lies north of the equator.
 World map is labelled with seven continents

1. Asia

Asia is the largest continent in the world.
Main Languages: Chinese, Hindi, Bengali, Japanese, Punjabi, Javanese, Korean 
Principal Religions: Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Shintoism, Taoism, Zoroastrianism 
Largest Cities: Seoul, Bombay, Jakarta, Tokyo, Shanghai Consisting Countries


2.Africa 

Africa is the second-largest continent in the world.
Main languages: Arabic, Hausa, Amharic, Yoruba Oromo, Nguni, Igbo, Akan, Berber, and Malagasy 
Principle Religions: Christianity, Islam, tribal religions, and Baha'i 
Largest Cities: Cairo, Egypt; Kinshasa, Zaire, Alexandria, Egypt 

3.North America

North America is the third largest continent.
Main languages: English, French, Spanish
Principal Religions: Roman Catholics, Protestants, Islam, Eastern Orthodoxy
Largest Cities: Mexico city, New York city, Los Angeles, Chicago, Santo Domingo and more.

4.South America

South America is the fourth-largest continent in the world.
Main languages: Spanish, Portuguese, and many Native American Languages. 
Principal Religions: Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, and others
Largest Cities: São Paulo, Bogotá, Lima, Rio de Janeiro,Caracas and more

5. Europe

Europe is the second smallest continent in the world. 
Main languages: Russian, German, French, English, Italian, Ukrainian, Polish, Spanish, Romanian, Dutch, Serbo-Croatian
Principal Religions: Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Protestantism, Judaism
Largest Cities: Moscow, London, Istanbul, St. Petersburg, Berlin

6.Australia/Oceania

Australia is the smallest continent in the world
Main languages: English 
Principal Religions: Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, and Orthodox Christianity 
Largest Cities: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Newcastle, and Canberra-Queanbeyan

7.Antarctica  is the world's fifth-largest continent .

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