Geography Practice Questions
Geography: World Maps and Country Information
Maps of the continents and each country of the world. See flags, capitals, and all
sorts of other information on each world country.
Geography: Guess the World Capital
Try out this fun geography game by guessing the capital
of one of these world countries.
Geography: State Info
Click here for more on US Geography and the US States
Fun Facts About Geography
Find out information on all 50 US states with the state info look up generator. Find
out state bird, capital, etc.
- 60% of the world's population lives on the continent of Asia. 0% lives on the continent of Antarctica.
- About 70% of the earth is covered by water.
- Alaska is large enough to hold the 21 smallest US states.
- Antarctica is classified as a desert.
- Every continent has a city named Rome.
- India has the most universities of any country in the world.
- Mount Rushmore, the heads of 4 US Presidents, is the largest statue in the world.
- Since 1950, the Earth's population has more than doubled.
- The country of Monaco has over 16,000 people per square km. Mongolia only has 2.
- The Dead Sea is 1,312 feet BELOW sea level.
- The deepest lake in the world is Baikal in Russia. It is over 1 mile deep!
- The deepest point on the planet is the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean. It has a depth of over 35,000 feet.
- The dryest inhabited place on the earth is Aswan, Egypt where they only get .02"" of rain per year.
- The largest desert in the world, the Sahara, is 3.5 times bigger than the next largest desert, The Arabian.
- The smallest country in the world is Vatican City at .17 square miles. It also has the lowest population of around 900 citizens.
- The wettest inhabited place on earth is Buenaventira, Colombia where they get 267 inches of rain per year.
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