Which continent is the largest?
People also ask, is Africa the largest continent in the world?
Asia - Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent on Earth. It covers 30% of the Earth's land area. Asia hosts about 60% of the world's current human population. Africa - Africa is the second-largest and also the second most populated continent in the world, after Asia.
Beside above, what are the 7 continents by size? Generally identified by convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are commonly regarded as continents. Ordered from largest in area to smallest, they are: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia.
Beside above, which continent is largest?
By area, Asia is the largest continent at 44,391,162 square km. It is also the largest by population with more than 4 billion people. There is quite a bit of debate as to how many continents there are. Some areas of the world combine Asia and Europe into one continent called Eurasia.
Which is the largest and smallest continent in the world?
The largest continent by land area is Asia with 43,800,000 (km2) and represents more than 29% of the total land area on planet earth. The smallest continent by land area is Australia with 9,008,000 (km2) which represents just 6% of the total land area in the world.