The World As We Know

By on June 8, 2013

the world as we know it

Checkout some amazing facts about our world and compare it with  The World As We Know …. and what actually it is 🙂

THE EARTH

  • Estimated Weight (mass)
    5,940,000,000,000,000,000,000 metric tons
  • Estimated Age 4.6 billion years
  • Current Population 7,000,000,001
  • Surface Area 510,066,000 sq km
  • Land Area 148,647,000 sq km 29.1%
  • Ocean Area 335,258,000 sq km
  • Total Water Area 361,419,000 sq km 70.9%
  • Type of Water 97% salt, 3% fresh
  • Circumference at the equator 40,066 km
  • Circumference at the poles 39, 992 km
  • Diameterat the equator 12,753 km
  • Diameter at the poles 12,710 km
  • Radius at the equator 6,376 km
  • Radius at the poles 6,355 km
  • Orbit Speeds The earth orbits the Sun at 66,700 mph (107,320 km per hour)
  • Sun Orbit The earth orbits the Sun every 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes and 46 seconds

To convert km (kilometers) to miles, multiply kilometers by: 0.621371

To convert sq km (kilometers) to sq miles, multiply kilometers by: 0.386102

CONTINENTS (by the number of countries)

  • #1 Africa 54
  • #2 Europe 46
  • #3 Asia 44
  • #4 North America 23
  • #5 Oceania 14
  • #6 South America 12

LARGEST COUNTRIES (by land mass)

  • Russia 6,592,846 sq miles (17,075,400 sq km)
  • Canada 3,602,707 sq miles (9,330,970 sq km)
  • China 3,600,947 sq miles (9,326,410 sq km)
  • USA 3,539,242 sq miles (9.166,600 sq km)
  • Brazil 3,265,075 sq miles (8,456,510 sq km)
  • Australia 2,941,283 sq miles (7,617,930 sq km)
  • India 1,147,949 sq miles (2,973,190 sq km)
  • Argentina 1,056,636 sq miles (2,736,690 sq km)
  • Kazakhstan 1,049,150 sq miles (2,717,300 sq km)
  • Sudan 917,374 sq miles (2,376,000 sq km)

SMALLEST COUNTRIES (by land mass)

  • Vatican City 0.17 sq miles (0.44 sq km)
  • Monaco 0.75 sq miles (1.95 sq km)
  • Nauru 8.2 sq miles (21.2 sq km)
  • Tuvalu 10 sq miles (26 sq km)
  • San Marino 24 sq miles (61 sq km)
  • Liechtenstein 62 sq miles (160 sq km)
  • Marshall Islands 70 sq miles (181 sq km)
  • Seychelles 104 sq miles (270 sq km)
  • Maldives 116 sq miles (300 sq km)
  • St. Kitts and Nevis 139 sq miles (360 sq km)

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