Largest continent
44,579,000 square kilometre(s)
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Of the Earth's surface 41.25 per cent, or 210,400,000 sq km (81,200,000 sq mi), is covered by continental masses. Only 148,021,000 sq km (57,151,000 sq mi), or about two-thirds, or 29.02 per cent, of the Earth's surface, is land above water, with a mean height of 756 m (2,480 ft) above sea level. Out of all the continents (Europe, Africa, Asia, North America, South America, Australasia and Antarctica), Asia is the largest, covering an area of 44,579,000 sq km (17,212,048 sq mi). Africa ranks second, with a land area of 30,221,532 sq km (11,668,599 sq mi).