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Transcontinental country facts for kids

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A transcontinental country is a nation that is in more than one continent. Examples:

Africa and Asia

  • Egypt (The Sinai Peninsula)

Asia and Europe

Most of the other examples are contentious, based on the possession of small islands in another region. For example, Spain controlling the Canary Islands which is geologically located in Africa. A few are undoubtedly intercontinental:

Asia and Australasia

North America and Oceania

South America, Oceania and Antarctica

  • Chile, because of Easter Island and Antarctic Territory
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