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The Seven Continents of the World

The Seven Continents of the World

North AmericaNorth America is the third largest of the seven continentsThe countries that make up the Continent of North America are Canada, Mexico, and the United StatesThere are 528,720,588 that live in the continent of North America

North AmericaSome famous landmarks of this continent are: Mount Rushmore, the Statue of Liberty, Niagara Falls, Panama Canal, and Lake SuperiorThe weather can be very hot in some parts of the continent to very cold in other partsSome animals that live on this continent are: caribou, armadillo, and the brown bear

South AmericaSouth America is the fourth largest continent in sizeThe population of South America is 387,489,196 peopleTwelve countries make up the continent of South America. These countries include Argentina, Columbia, Peru, and Ecuador

South AmericaThe weather is some parts is very rainy. In other parts, it can be dryFamous Landmarks: Cano Cristales River, Colombia, the Salt Flats, and Cave of CrystalsAnimals found in South America are: alpaca, iguana, anaconda, and salamander

EuropeEurope is the sixth largest continent in sizeThere are 738,199,000 people in EuropeThere about 50 countries in Europe. Some of these countries are: Ireland, France, Germany, Holland, and Norway

EuropeThe weather is Europe varies. It can be very wet in some parts and drier in other partsFamous landmarks include: The Colosseum in Rome, Italy, Eiffel Tower, Paris, and the Leaning Tower of Pisa in ItalyAnimals found in Europe include: red fox, pika, and mink

AsiaThis is the worlds largest continentThis continent has 4 million people who live on itAsia is made up of 48 countries. These countries include: China, Japan, part of Russia, and Mongolia

AsiaParts of Asia are very hot, and others parts can be very coldFamous Landmarks: Taj Mahl, Wall of China, and Mt. EverestSome animals that live in Asia include: pandas, elephants, and camels

AfricaAfrica the world's second largest continentOver 1 million people live in AfricaThere are about 50 countries that make up the continent of Africa. Some of these countries are: Madagascar, South Africa, Angola, and Cameroon

AfricaFamous landmarks include: the Pyramids in Egypt, Mt Kilimanjaro and Victoria Falls in TanzaniaSome animals that live in Africa are: camels, bongos, cheetahs, and giraffesWeather in Africa in hot and dry in the top of the continent and more cool and rainy in the middle

AustraliaAustralia is the smallest continentThere are 36,593,000 people in AustraliaAustralia is made up of only one country-Australia

AustraliaThe weather in Australia varies. It can be hot in some places and cooler and rainier closer to the coastSome animals that live in Australia are kangaroos, koalas, Tasmanian devils, and wombatsFamous Landmarks in Australia: the Sydney Opera House, Uluru, and the Twelve Apostles

AntarcticaAntarctica is the 5th largest continentNo one lives here permanently, but there are about 4000 researchers there in the summerAntarctica is made up of only one country-Antarctica

AntarcticaWeather: it is very cold. The highest temperature ever reached was 58F and the lowest temperature was -128Animals: Blue whales, seals, penguinsFamous Landmarks: Ross Ice Shelf, Polar Ice Cap, and Vinson Massif

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