Geography

25 Sep

There are from 189-196 independent countries IN THE WORLD.

North America refers to Canada, US, Mexico, the Caribbean and sometimes Central America.

The US is made up of 50 states, all pretty much having their own laws.

Russia and China are the biggest countries- Russia by area, China by population.

Pacific Ocean is the biggest ocean. Fact.

When people say ‘across the pond’ they are generally referring to the Atlantic Ocean.

Who told you Mt. Everest was the highest mountain on Earth? Technically, Mauna Kea is the highest, from base to summit.

7 continents exist: Africa, Antartica, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, South America

The term ‘Mainland Europe’ excludes UK, Ireland and Iceland.

Papua New Guinea is often shortened to ‘New Guinea’.

4 countries have the word ‘Guinea’ in them: Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea and Papua New Guinea.

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