Geography Facts

Are you looking for interesting geography facts? We have listed here some awesome information about the world's continents, countries and people.

Simply browse our geo facts section and enjoy learning about our wonderful world! What you will find here:

Geography Facts Quiz anyone?

Let's start with three geo facts quiz questions right here:

1. What is the name of the largest canyon in the world?

The Grand Canyon in Arizona/USA is the largest canyon in the world. Its steep sides have been cut out by the Colorado River for a length of more than 440km/270miles.

2. Which countries share the world's longest international border?

This building is in the capital of one of the countries

The longest international border is between Canada and the USA. The building on the photo above is the Capitol in Washington D.C., the capital city of the United States of America. The border is 8,890 km/5,525miles long and borders 8 Canadian provinces/territories and 13 states in the USA.

3. What is the name of our planet's largest hot desert?

The Sahara desert in Africa is the largest desert in the world. In fact, Sahara is only the largest HOT desert as the Arctic desert and the Antarctic desert are bigger, but are usually referred to as polar deserts. 

Geography Facts
What you should know...

If you have not done so yet, then now it's the time. Start to go over to our 'What is Geography' section. There are some pretty awesome facts about geography for kids!

Then you surely want to know about the world's geographical superlatives! We have some great kids geo questions for you and our geo trivia quiz...

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We also have structured these superlatives in a kids geo quiz with 25 questions, so teachers can download and print our worksheets for their classes. Just make sure to refer your kids to our website when using our information in your classes. Thanks! - Click here.

And of course there are still all other Geo Trivia Quiz Questions in printable game form on our website as was before. Here is part two of our kids trivia questions which includes the geo trivia questions and answer worksheets:

And if you want to challenge your students with some more general trivia questions, go to our quiz below.

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Useful Resources for Geography

CIA World Fact Book: WORLD FACTBOOK

National Geographic: World Atlas for Young Explorers. Washington: 2010.

Earth Condensed. The World Atlas by Millennium House. 2009


Images on this Geography page: shutterstock.com


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Geo Pop Quiz

Which is the world's largest continent?

Asia. Did you know that Asia is more than four times as big as the USA?

Which the world's smallest continent?

Australia/Oceania. Australia is actually smaller than the country of Brazil on the South American continent and is also only half as big as Russia, the largest country in the world!

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