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Africa - Asia - Australia - Europe - Latin America - North America

africaA giant and diverse continent, Africa is a mixture of expansive arid deserts and contrasting tropical jungles. Mount Kilimanjaro, the Sahara Desert, the pyramids of Giza, Table Mountain at Cape Town and the endless wildlife within the Kruger National Park are highlights.

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asiaComprising both Asia Pacific and the Middle East, this is the largest of the world's continents, boasting many enticing holiday destinations. Asia is split into various spreading territories, with the Southern region being home to India, while Eastern Asia is where you will find the countries of China, Japan, Korea, Macau and Taiwan.

Popular capital cities in Asia include Abu Dhabi, Bangkok, Beijing, Jakarta, Jerusalem, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, New Delhi, Seoul, Singapore City and Tokyo.

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australiaMost people forget that whilst Australia is an island country, this is also an alternative and commonly used name for Australasia / Oceania. Of all the continents, Australia is by far the smallest and it resides within the Southern Hemisphere.

Apart from Australia itself, this continent is made up of various different countries, such as East Timor, Fiji, Melanesia, Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand (North Island and South Island), Papua New Guinea, Polynesia, the Solomon Islands and Tonga, as well as some designated areas of Indonesia.

The most visited tourist-friendly cities include Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Christchurch, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and Wellington.

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europeSignificant European capital cities include Amsterdam, Athens, Berlin, Brussels, Dublin, London, Madrid, Paris, Prague and Rome. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Mediterranean Sea. It is generally understood that Europe incorporates the Russian Federation, standing as it does to the north of Asia.

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latin americaFrequently going by the name of South America, Latin America bridges the equatorial line, although it is fair to say that much of this continent stands within the Southern Hemisphere. The east is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, with the Pacific Ocean lying to the west.

Noteworthy Latin American cities include Bermuda, Brasilia, Buenos Aires, Guatemala City, Havana, Lima and San Jose.

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north americaNorth America is where a large number of the planet's most powerful and well-known cities live. The Statue of Liberty in New York is a familiar sight all around the world, while Washington DC is the official residence of the president - at the White House.

Sightseers will be familiar with the much-photographed Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco and the hillside Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, where numerous hopeful actors come to start their career. Many Canadian and Mexican cities also appeal to the tourist market.

Major cities in North America include Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Mexico City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, Seattle, and Toronto.

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