What is the world's largest continent by area?
Asia is by far the largest continent in the world, spanning 17.2 million square miles. Asia also has the highest population of any continent with 4.6 billion of the world's 7.7 billion population. And these aren't the only superlatives of this continent. Asia also boasts the highest and lowest points on Earth. Mount Everest is the highest point, at 29,035 feet above sea level. The lowest point is the Dead Sea, which is more than 1,414 feet below sea level. Africa ranks second in land area, at approximately 11.7 million square miles.
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