List of continents by area facts for kids
The following table summarizes the area and population of the continental regions used by the United Nations. These regions differ from the physical continents in various ways that are explained in the notes.
||Area (sq mi)
|North America||24,709,000||9,540,000||16.5%||587,615,000||7.7%||Mexico City, Mexico|
|South America||17,840,000||6,890,000||12.0%||428,240,000||5.6%||São Paulo, Brazil|
The total land area of all continents is 148,647,000 square kilometres (57,393,000 sq mi), or 29.1% of earth's surface (510,065,600 km2 or 196,937,400 sq mi).
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