Turkey is also sometimes placed in lists of Asian and Europan countries, as it geographically straddles them both. There is North America, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Asia is located to the east of Europe. The Americas are surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Other important geographical features of Europe are the Alps, the Rhine River, Danube River, Volga River, Mediterranean Sea and the European plain that includes much of France, Germany, Poland and Russia. Africa is divided into five subregions. The region has about three-quarters of its population living in urban areas in 2018.
The Caribbean is home to several island nations, like Cuba, the Bahamas, and others. Nigeria is one of the fastest-growing countries in the world and by 2050 will overtake the United States as the world's third most populous. The Pacific Ocean borders Asia to the east. Europe has played an important role throughout modern history, especially in the global colonization. The Americas are surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Depending on their score on the exam, students may be offered credits at colleges and universities around the world. West Africa lies along the Atlantic coast and is made up of countries like Liberia and the Ivory Coast.
Finally, Oceania is the island continent of Australia and the surrounding islands of Papua New Guinea and New Zealand. Asia is divided into a couple of tricky subregions. Most countries in sub-Saharan Africa achieved independence only between the 1960s and 1980s, so their own economies and infrastructure are still developing, though it's most difficult for the countries that are landlocked. This is because Egypt is technically considered part of the Middle East, even though it is in the Northeast corner of Africa. Groupings that don't strictly adhere to the continent divisions separate the Middle East and North Africa from sub-Saharan Africa around cultural lines, and grouping the Caribbean and Central America separately from North and South America makes sense due to similarities based on latitudes. Countries like Thailand, Cambodia, the Philippines, and Indonesia are within Southeast Asia. The continent of Africa lies south of Europe, and west of Asia.
In the last 50 years of the 20th century, the region grew faster than any other in the world, due to a decline in mortality rates and a high rate of fertility. Europe is located north of Africa and west of Asia. Because of this, demographics in the region skew young, while in many more developed countries, such as in Asia, Europe, and North America, population bubbles skew older. Canada, the United States, and Mexico make up North America. The Americas are pretty simple in terms of subregions. Until recently, much of its culture and tradition have remained largely unchanged. Africa is believed to be the location of the first human beings.
Then there is East Africa bordering the Indian Ocean. About 80 percent of the species on Australia are unique to that country, for instance, and endangered species extend from the oceans to the sky in this region. As a whole, Africa is the second largest and second most populous continent. The answer will appear after you click along with where you clicked. As a whole, Africa is the second largest and second most populous continent.
Some schools refer to Europe as a continent because of its unique culture and important role in world events but geographically it is better thought of as a peninsula on the western edge of Asia. South Asia contains India and Pakistan, while East Asia contains China, the Koreas, and Japan. These civilizations come from six major world regions - China, India, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and Latin America. These are: 8000bce-600bce 600bce - 600ce 600 -1450 1450-1750 1750 - 1914 1914 - present. West Africa lies along the Atlantic coast and is made up of countries like Liberia and the Ivory Coast. Some of these countries are actually intra-Saharan, or within the. Europe is separated from Asia by the Ural Mountains which run north and south through Russia.
The climate of Oceania ranges considerably, from temperate to arid to tropical. To play the geography quiz click the orange bar that says Start Game. The Atlantic Ocean lies on its Western coast. In the heart of Africa is Central Africa composed of countries like Chad and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Africa is believed to be the location of the first human beings. The subregions are ridiculously simple to identify.
Oceania is south of Asia. Then there is East Africa bordering the Indian Ocean. Twelve countries occupy South America, which stretches from the equator to nearly the Antarctic Circle. In many cases, they are just the Northern, Southern, Eastern, or Western section of the region. They are Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. Part of Russia also lies in Europe Hey, it's a big country! If you do not see the answer on the map you can zoom in using the zoom control or by double clicking. Be sure to include which edition of the textbook you are using! Asia contains arid, arctic, tropical, and subtropical climates.