Fact of the Day: Africa's landmass is significantly larger than that of India, China, North America, and Western Europe combined

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With an area of 11.67M square miles (30.22M square kilometers), Africa’s landmass is significantly larger than that of India, China, North America, and Western Europe combined. Put differently, Africa is larger than the USA, China, India, Japan, and all of Europe combined. Africa is the world’s second-largest continent, after Asia.

With a population of 1.1B, Africa is the world’s second-most-populous continent, after Asia.

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