Question #6070   Submitted by Answiki on 04/13/2022 at 08:27:27 PM UTC

What are the continents in the world?

Answer   Submitted by Answiki on 04/13/2022 at 08:34:14 PM UTC

There are several models for counting continents.


General model with 7 continents (used in Western Europe):



  • North America
  • South America
  • Antarctica
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Oceania



Model with 6 continents uniting Europe and Asia (used in North America and by the scientific community):



  • North America
  • South America
  • Antarctica
  • Eurasia
  • Africa
  • Oceania



Model with 6 continents uniting America:

  • America
  • Antarctica
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Oceania



5 continents model (used in Europe, South America and for the Olympic flag):


  • America
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Oceania



4 continents model:

  • America
  • Afro-Eurasia
  • Antarctica
  • Oceania