Are you looking for the world's geography superlatives?
Let's start with some really fun and easy continent facts and then move on to interesting facts about the world's countries and people.
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Let's start with two easy example questions...
Asia is the biggest continent. Did you know that Asia is more than four times as big as the USA?
Australia/Oceania is the smallest continent. 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!
If you want to brush up your knowledge, read more about the continents on our special Continents Facts page here first.
Ready? Then off we go...
The African continent includes 54 countries. Read our Africa Facts for more info here.
South America's Andes mountains are the longest mountain range in the world. The Andes stretch over seven countries in South America! Read more about South America here.
The Pacific Ocean which is not only the largest, but also the deepest ocean. Read our Pacific Ocean Facts here.
The Nile with 6,853 km/ 4,258 miles in length is the longest river. It flows northwards through 11 countries in Northeastern Africa and drains into the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt.
Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, is located in Nepal in the Himalayas. It is 8,850 metres/29,035ft high. Mount Everest is located on the Asian continent.
The lowest point on any continent is located at the Dead Sea which is a salt lake bordering Israel, Jordan and the West Bank. The shoreline or the surface of the Dead Sea lies 423 metres/ 1,388 ft. below sea level.
The Angel Falls in Venezuela are the highest waterfalls in the world with 979 metres/ 3,212 ft in hight. They are named after Jimmie Angel, an US aviator.
The world's deepest lake is Lake Baikal in Siberia/Russia with 1,642 metres/5,387 ft. Here the ice is up to one metre thick in winter so an ice road leads over the surface. This drive is a popular tourist attraction in the area - but only for the brave!
The Caspian Sea has an average depth of 211 metres/ 690 ft. The huge lake shores are bordered by five countries: Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran and Azerbaijan.
Sweden - with more than 257,000 islands, however, most of the Swedish islands are not inhabited! Read this interesting article about islands here.
The Malay archipelago including Indonesia that claims 17,508 islands on their territory and the Philippines with more than 7,600 islands.
Greenland, which is almost four times smaller than the island of Australia. However, Australia is commonly considered as a continent and not as an island.
Mandarin Chinese is spoken by about one billion people. There is no alphabet but 'characters' (signs and symbols) The children learn to write Chinese at school and more than 4,000 of these have to be learnt by heart, practised and memorised.
The world's largest country is Russia (17,075,400 sq km/ 6,592,846 sq miles). So it's no wonder Russia is also the country with the most land borders as the huge country borders 14 neighbouring countries.
La Paz is the highest city in the world. The capital city of Bolivia is located on a plateau in the Andes mountains at more than 3,640 metres/11,942ft. above sea level!
Geography Superlatives: The world's smallest country is Vatican City (0.44sq km/0.169sq miles). But it's not only the smallest country by size but also by population! Only around 800 people live in Vatican City. The state is ruled by the Pope.
Geography Superlatives: In China live more than 1.3 billion people. China is also home of the largest city in the world, Shanghai. More than 26 million people live and work in this city.
Monaco is the country with the highest population density. More than 18,000 people live there per sq km/48,500 people per sq mile. Monaco is the second smallest country in the world and borders France and the Mediterrean Sea. It has one of the most famous car racing tracks in the world too!
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