Geography GK Of Competitive Exams : Some Facts Of Continent &Countries




Geography GK Of Competitive Exams : 



Some Facts Of Continent &Countries

Asia

Area              -   17,21 sq. km
Number of Countries -  44 countries
Highest point    -   Mount Everest, Nepal
Lowest point    -    Dead Sea, Israel
Most Populous City  -   Shanghai, China

South America

Area -      6,880,000 sq. km
Number of Countries -    12 countries
Highest point   -    Aconcagua, Argentina
Lowest point      -  Laguna del Carbón, Argentina
Most Populous City     -  Sao Paulo, Brazil

North America

Area   -  9,365,000 sq. km
Number of Countries  -   23 countries
Highest point Mount    -    McKinley, USA
Lowest point    -  Death Valley, USA
Most Populous City  -   Mexico City, Mexico

Africa

Area  -  11,608,000 sq. km
Number of Countries   -  54 countries
Highest point     -   Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Lowest point   -  Lake Assal,Djibouti
Most Populous City  -  Lagos, Nigeria


Europe

Area  -  3,837,000 sq. km
Number of Countries  -  47 countries
Highest point    -  Mount Elbrus, Russia
Lowest point    -  Caspian Sea, Russia
Most Populous City   -    Moscow, Russia

Antarctica

Area  -  5,100,000 sq. km
Number of Countries  -  0 countries
Highest point  - Vinson Massif, Antarctica
Lowest point   - Deep Lake, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica
Most Populous City   - Villa Las Estrellas, Chilean claim

Australia

Area   -  2,968,000 sq. km
Number of Countries -   14 countries
Highest point    -  Puncak Jaya, Papua Province
Lowest point   -  Lake Eyre, Australia
Most Populous City  -  Sydney, Australia

Other Facts.....

• Canada has more lakes than all the other countries of the world combined.

• Kazakistan is the largest landlocked country in the world.

• France covers the most time zones, covering 12 time zones.

• Most overweight population found in Nauru.

• Mongolia is the least densely populated country on Earth with 4 people per square mile.

• Saudi Arabia has no river.

• Suriname is the most jungle covered country in the world, with 91% of its land covered in jungle.

• Papua New Guinea with 820 languages are spoken, is the most languages spoken country in world.

• The country with the most neighbors is Russia with 16 neighbors.

• New Zealand is the first country that gave women the right to vote in 1893.

• The country with the longest shoreline measuring 202,080 km is Canada.

• Liechtenstein and Uzbekistan is the only two countries in the world which are doubly landlocked.

• Vatican is the only country where there was no birth in 1983.

• Singapore is the largest country without any farms.

• Nauru is the only country in the world with no official capital.

• There are more post offices in India than anywhere else in the world.

• New Zealand is the only country which has every climate in the world
Geography GK Of Competitive Exams : Some Facts Of Continent &Countries Geography GK Of Competitive Exams : Some Facts Of Continent &Countries Reviewed by SWADESH KUMAR GAYEN on September 02, 2017 Rating: 5

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