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Friday, June 10, 2011

REGIONS OF THE WORLD


AFRICA

Most Populous Country:
Largest Country:
Highest Point:
Longest River:
Largest Lake:
Largest Desert:
Nigeria 126,635,626
Algeria 2,381,740 sq km
Kilimanjaro 5,895 m
Nile River 6,825 km
Lake Victoria 69,500 sq km
Sahara Desert 9,065,000 sq km





ASIA
Most Populous Country:
Largest Country:
Highest Point:
Longest River:
Largest Lake:
Largest Desert:
China 1,273,111,290
Russia 16,995,800 sq km
Mt. Everest 8850m
Yangtze River, China 6,378 km
Caspian Sea 394,299 sq km
Gobi Desert, Mongolia/China 1,040,000 sq km


AUSTRALIA & OCEANIA

Most Populous Country:
Largest Country:
Australia 19,357,594
Australia 7,617,930 sq km
Highest Point:Mount Wilhelm 4,509 m
Longest River:Murray-Darling, Australia 3,490 km
Largest Lake:Lake Eyre, Australia 8,885 sq km
Largest Desert:Great Sandy Desert, Australia 414,000 sq km

EUROPE
Most Populous Country:
Largest Country:
Highest Point:
Longest River:
Largest Lake:
Russia 145,470,197
Russia 16,995,800 sq km
Gora El'brus 5,633 m
Volga River, Russia 3,532 km
Lake Ladoga, Russia 17,700 sq km


MIDDLE EAST

Most Populous Country:
Largest Country:
Highest Point:
Longest River:
Largest Lake:
Largest Desert:
Egypt 69,536,644
Saudi Arabia 1,960,582 sq km
Qolleh-ye Damavand 5,671 m
Nile River 6,825 km
Lake Urmia, Iran 6,000 sq km
Arabian Desert 2,560,000 sq km


NORTH AMERICA

Most Populous Country:
Largest Country:
Highest Point:
Longest River:
Largest Lake:
Largest Desert:
USA 278,058,881
Canada 9,220,970 sq km
Mount McKinley 6,194 m
Mississippi River, USA 6,021 km
Lake Superior, USA/Canada 82,414 sq km
Chihuahuan Desert, Mexico/USA 513,000 sq km


Central America
CENTRAL AMERICA
Most Populous Country:
Largest Country:
Highest Point:
Longest River:
Largest Lake:
Guatemala 12,974,361
Nicaragua 120,254 sq km
Volcan Tajumulco 4,211 m
Segovia River 480 km
Lake Nicaragua, Nicaragua 8,624 sq km

South America
SOUTH AMERICA

Most Populous Country:
Largest Country:
Highest Point:
Longest River:
Largest Lake:
Largest Desert:
Brazil 174,468,575
Brazil 8,456,510 sq km
Cerro Aconcagua 6,960 m
Amazon River 6,404 km
Maracaibo Lake, Venezuela 13,210 sq km
Atacama Desert, Chile 154,000 sq km

Courtesy: © Edwin L. Hodges Ministries 2003 -2011

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