Asia - Interesting FactsIt is the largest continent .It covers one-third of earth’s surface.Also it is the biggest in terms of population in the world. Half of the world population lives here. World’s two most populous countries, China & India are in this continent.It has 30% of world land area & 60% of populationIt is the birth place of great religions – Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, ChristianityIt is also the place of great ancient civilizations- Chinese, HarrapanAccording to one estimate 9 of 11 Global Growth Generators countries came from Asia driven by population and income growthIt is the home of the 10 highest mountain peaks in the world. Mount Everest , the highest mountain in the world is here only .Major Animals of Asia - Reticulated Pythons,Tiger,Panda , Yaks, Indian Rhinoceroses .
The coldest natural temperature ever recorded in the world was in Antarctica. It was as low as –89.2°C (–129°F) .
Europe - Interesting Facts
It is believed that Europe is named originally after ‘Europa’ who was a Phoenician Princess from Greek Mythology..
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in Europe , there are no deserts.It is the only continent without any deserts.
Both world wars were largely focused in Europe.
Golf started in Scotland and Cricket was first played in Britain,both of these are countries in Europe.Similarly piano and guitar are European inventions.
The Vatican city, the world’s smallest country is in Europe .
North America was named after the explorer Americo Vespucci.
North America is the only continent that has every kind of climate
North America has five time zones.
The population density is approximately 22.9 per square kilometer, which is the largest for any continent in the world.
South America, form the Second Highest Mountain System in the World next to the Himalayas(in Asia). They are Young Fold Mountains. Mt. Aconcagua is the Highest Peak (7,021 m) of The Andes.
The Angel Falls of South America ,is the Highest Waterfall in the World.
It also has the world’s largest river –Amazon (by volume of water).The name Amazon comes from Native American name for the river 'Amazunu' meaning 'big wave'.In length ,it is the second longest river in the world (6440 km)