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Below are the World's continent's, listed by total area, in accordance with the popular 7-continent model.

Other widely-used continent models include the 6-continent model with Europe and Asia combined (Eur-Asia, North America, South America, Africa, Oceania, Antarctica), and the alternative 6-continent model which includes the America's as one single continent (Europe, The Americas, Africa, Asia, Oceania, Antarctica)

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1: Asia
Total Land Area 44,579,000 sq km / 17,212,000 sq miles [1]
% of Global Landmass 29.5%
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Map showing location of Asia
2: Africa
Total Land Area 30,221,532 sq km / 11,668,598.7 sq miles [1]
% of Global Landmass 20.4%
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Map showing location of Africa
3: North America
Total Land Area 24,709,000 sq km /
9,540,000 sq miles [1]
% of Global Landmass 16.5%
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Map showing location of North America
4: South America
Total Land Area 17,840,000 sq km / 6,890,000 sq miles [1]
% of Global Landmass 12.0%
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Map showing location of South America
5: Antarctica
Total Land Area 14,000,000 sq km / 5,400,000 sq miles [1]
% of Global Landmass 9.2%
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Map showing location of Antarctica
6: Europe
Total Land Area 10,180,000 sq km / 3,930,000 sq miles [1]
% of Global Landmass 6.8%
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Map showing location of Europe
7: Oceania
Total Land Area 9,037,695 sq km / 3,489,473.5 sq miles [1]
% of Global Landmass 5.9%
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Map showing location of Oceania
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[1] These figures are just estimates, and may be slightly off when considering different interpretations of where the individual continents begin and end. They should only be used as a guide.
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