Earth's Greatest Continents


The Top Ten

1 Europe

Asia was close and it MAYBE had the edge right until the 16th century (I don't know because I'm no historian). If you take all landmass that has been under European rule you would end up with almost the entire world minus some countries in eastern Asia and the middle east (+a few more around the world). That says something.

Definitely the best continent, Spain alone makes it the best lol, but seriously Europe is the most diverse in everything from landscapes to culture to people, on what other continent can you find one of the most beautiful mountain ranges (the Alps) within 3 hours driving distance from sub-tropical beach area? Where in North America can you find any city with massive 6-1000 year old cathedrals and other historical places like the Alhambra and the coliseum? Every European country has its own unique culture unlike in North America where we just steal cultures from around the World and try to claim it as our own, European countries also have the best food by far, especially in Spain, Italy, France, Portugal, Greece etc. Europe (the EU) also has by far the biggest and most important economy in the World with a GDP bigger than both the US and Canada combined, I'm North American and Europe gets my vote without a doubt

We the best continent on Planet all European countries are rich but some are not on the euro some 1st world or 2nd world countries has the best landscapes and very clean cities I am going there by 2018. Europe is way richer than Africa, Asia or Latin America in this continent there is no poverty there is a lot of wealthiness. This is the oldest continent ever on the planet also rich as the Canada and US I vote for this.

Europe. On average Europe countries is safer than America and Asia and Africa ( crime, wars, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes ) ; on average Europe have a good health care system ; possibility of working, living and travel in countries inside the EU ; Europe have a rich history and beautiful places ( The Alps and Paris, Venice and Rome, Lisbon and the golden beaches of Algarve... )

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2 Asia

Asia. I understand that Europe could be in competition for first place, but to put North America in front of Asia, you must have not been taught much of Asian history. Really Africa should come in close to top, but that's not the point right now. Now obviously there are much more diverse and beautiful things about my dear Asia, India, it's overflowing tradition, Korea and Japan, with their own unique style yet so similar, Mongolia, the land of the horses, wild and free, strong and proud. But allow me to talk about China. China is one of the oldest civilizations on Earth, and its traditions and cultures are beautiful, and missed. East Asia borrowed their traditions of this Ancient country, and I believe I am not wrong in saying that you would not find more extravagant clothing anywhere else. Traditionally they have always been respectful, proud and honourable, and they even try to kill the enemy as respectful as possible, to keep the body intact. Aside from that, they have always been ...more

Japan in itself is the best place in the world - but then there's also China, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, India, UAE... I did like going to Saudi Arabia, it was a great experience to experience another culture... But it's not the best country ever laugh out loud

I agree with you but saying Japan is the best place in the world is just plain racist. It's like you were looking down on the other countries saying "but then there's also". Nah man don't live with a mindset that there is a best country - sendpie

If there was no Asia then European countries must be very poor... Because they stole many things from Asia mainly India and China.. Stole their inventions of science...

Asia is the most diverse continent. From the mountains of Japan to the sands of Saudi Arabia. From the streets of India to the beaches of the Philippines. Asia has it all! Even rich history. And you thought Europe had rich history? Sure it does, but we're talking about Asia at the moment. All the major religions were started there. Islam, Christianity, and Judaism were started in modern day Middle East. Buddhism was started in either Modern day India or Nepal. Hinduism has no roots but is majority in India and Nepal. Many great empires, like the Roman, French, and British also existed in Asia. For example, the Chinese dynasties, Japanese feudal system, the Marathas and Sikhs who worked to save India, and the Mughals and Sultanates coming from the Middle East and Afghanistan. You also can't forget the Arab and Mongol empires which ruled a huge span. Geographically speaking, Asia has everything. The Middle East has the Arabian desert. India has the Thar desert. China has the Gobi ...more

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3 North America

Geographically speaking, North America has the most beautiful and diverse landscape on Earth. The Rocky Mountains, the great plains, the southwestern deserts, the beautiful rolling Appalachian mountains, Untouched wilderness of Northern Canada and Alaska. Not to mention the Caribbean and the gorgeous farmlands and beaches of Mexico and central america. North America is also home to the greatest country on Earth, the United States. New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Houston, Washington DC--All unique and diverse in their own ways, and extremely powerful both economically and historically. Canada has a rich and plentiful history, and also feature some of the greatest cities on Earth (Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver).

Forget the people for a second. North America is by far the most beautiful continent on Earth in terms of nature. The land is amazing. Canada as a whole is beautiful, along with Alaska and other US states, not to mention the tropical climate of the Caribbean and Mexico.

Lacks a historical past but is the most beautiful and diverse landscape hits a climates. Provides the highest quality of life. And Canada is most diverse. And by diverse I mean groups of friends from every culture hanging out together not just living beside each other. Also best sports content with major leagues for every season.

Should be number one because FOOTBALL IS BETTER THAN ANY OTHER SPORT

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4 South America

Guatemala is also a beautiful place and when you go there you would see how poor they live but being poor doesn't matter to them all they care about is family. When they are with family they smile so big because happiness is all that matters to them. They might be poor but they have really good hearts and they know how to have fun without having as much money. They know how to stay happy and how to celebrate with not just family but basically with all the neigh and people around.

South America has every landscape imaginable, from deserts, to glaciers, to forests, to jungles, to ancient ruins, prairies, mountains, beaches, access to Antarctica,etc. The people are among the friendliest you can find, very welcoming. Most of the happiest countries on Earth are in South and lower Central America. The standard of living varies from completely rural to as cosmopolitan as any major global metropolis. Furthermore, it's not as expensive as most other continents so you can travel much more with your money.

Far most beautiful continent!

Guatemala is in North America.

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5 Africa

1. Civilization started in Africa - Egypt and others as is referenced in many historical records

2. Which country on earth exist without taping or is still trying hard to get something worthwhile from Africa?

3. If any country or continent is claiming to be the best because it has colonized any country or continent, what is the purpose of colonization? To gain the good things of that land which the colonial master does not have or have but not enough to help it survival. So it have to wonder to other places to use force or whatever means available to gain from that land. Is that what make the colonial masters the best the best? Capital "NO". The person or persons I know starts things from what he or she has and help others through it. That is the best person. like Africans Who never wonder about in the name of colonizing or using force, destroyed humans and take away what they have to enrich themselves; "living life at the expense of another man's life or other peoples ...more

The 'Poor, Dangerous Africa' Is just the media.

1. Non polluted - Whilst certain cities in central Africa are polluted, The wildlife is clean

2. Animals - Beautiful animals ranging from small birds to giant mammals

3. Peace - Yes a few dead wars but Ukraine, Afghanistan, and Parts of the USA are currently in Conflict as well

4. Freedom

5. South Africa, Morocco, Namibia, Botswana, and More countries are way richer than you think

FYI : I'm Half European and Half African

Africa is a legendary continent, the only one that isn't RACIST THE SLIGHTEST, no one in african countries cares about race, and its not poor, Kenya is a world rich country, as well as Egypt, Algeria, Nigeria, Botswana, South Africa etc.

Lots of racism in South Africa. Whites are being oppressed, and only a little while ago the blacks were being oppressed. Everywhere else is mostly free of racism though. - Lanturnizer6

Africa is the best. Civilization started there...diverse in culture, music and food. Africans are the best dancers by farrr...and not only does Adrica represent represents our Caribbeans too..who are descents of say that white people are being opressed it false. White people always want to claim something and never want to let other countries and their cultures thrive. Africans and Caribbeans have had enough of this and this is why they are so proud of where they come from. Breaking stereotypes is one thing but being proud in who they are is another. Also the landscapes are by far the most beautiful...the beaches are amazing..the people from all over are amazing to...if Europeans and the Spanish did not come to is a fact Africa would have been the most richest continent by far. Thanks to Europeans and the French and the Spanish...they have do start from scratch...but isn't that where life came from? This is why everyone needs to respect Africans ...more

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6 Antarctica

Non polluted country in the world

Less people, less problems :D

Awesome country there are penguins! - Hydro_shinobi

It's the cleanest, calmest continent there is. Also the coldest, but who cares? Still a cool place.

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7 Australia

Australia have some of the world most unique animals, cultural and environmental landmarks.

This should be third, after Europe and North America. You just can't get enough of this continent.

The most beautiful, the most liveable, the most peaceful, fantastic cities and towns, fantastic wild country areas! What do you need more?

I only say after Europe and north America Australia shuld be come third

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8 Oceania

To all you ignorant losers who think Oceania is a country or think Australia is a continent, crack a book or go back to primary school. Oceania (Australasia) includes Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands. Australia isn't a continent because it doesn't have separate countries inside it.

Oceania is low in development. The islands are covered in lush green forests and surrounded by crystal clear seas and beautiful coral reefs. It doesn't get hot or cold. Almost always 70's and 80's. What's not to love?

Australia and New Zealand are two of the best countries in the world

Actually Antarctica IS a continent AND a country. GO BACK TO SCHOOL

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9 Pangaea

The first continent. When the world had peace. No continents, no countries just happiness, well, at least before the plate movement.

All 7 continents in one. - ethanmeinster

It's not the first continent but one of the older ones. Unless you are a YEC/maybe old earth creationist then there were no humans on Pangaea but animals like dinosaurs instead. All 7 continents plus India which was a continent at one time.

It's the 7 for 1 special at Earth

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10 Afro-Eurasia

3 in 1 continent. The major continet from South Afrca to Italy and to Japan. - Vic1141

The Contenders

11 Eurasia

Europe+Asia makes most beautiful place on earth in every term.Both have rich history

It will use Euro single currency.

You already said this

I love Euraisa I love the country turkey!

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12 Americas

You already said this


13 Gondwana

I will not buy this record it is scratched.

This way up - use no hooks.

Sell me no penguins.

Nim Nim Nim

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14 Laurasia

Laurasia is far superior to Maryasia but not quite as pleasant as Annasia.

15 Pangaea Ultima

Another word for the Mediterranean region and the countries that exits within it. It was also what remains of the old Roman Empire as Pangaea means "far-stretched" land in Latin and Ultima means "final". Pangaea Ultima include countries like Italy, Algeria, Egypt and Greece...

If so then this is the best. Tunisia, Italy, Spain..

It is as big as my pee pee.

16 Euramerica

The Old Red Sandstone Continent! I wish this thing still existed. It's a real treat for me, liking my plate tectonics. If it still existed we could see America bordering Britain


What? - Dave346

17 Zealandia

This is a continent that is now mostly underwater. The only parts left is the land the land that makes up New Zealand.

What this, is this suppose to be a thing with New Zealand or Denmark or something?

18 Vaalbara

I don't know

19 Rodinia

Look it up.

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