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Antarctica

Antarctica is Earth's coldest and driest continent, and also has the highest average elevation. It is the southernmost continent, overlying the .
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are islands that are part of the continent and are at least sixty degrees south.

The is found where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects the surface in the Southern hemisphere, in the remote, bleak interior of .

is the region of that falls in the Western Hemisphere.

is a region of . Although the term is a bit counterintuitive for…

Antarctica

  • Population: 4400
  • Latitude of center: -75° or 75° south
  • Longitude of center: 0° or 0°
  • Elevation: 2481 meters (8140 feet)
  • Area: 14,000,000 km² (5,405,430 miles²)
  • Internet domain: .aq
  • GeoNames ID: 6697173

Other Names for Antarctica

  • Afrikaans: Antarktika
  • Amharic: አንታርክቲካ
  • Arabic: القطب الجنوبي
  • Assamese: এন্টাৰ্টিকা
  • Azerbaijani: Antarktika
  • Basque: Antartika
  • Belarusian: Антарктыка
  • Bengali: এন্টার্কটিকা
  • Bosnian: Antarktika
  • Breton: Antarktika
  • Bulgarian: Антарктида
  • Bulgarian: Антарктика
  • Burmese: အန္တာတိက
  • Catalan: Antàrtida
  • Chinese: 南极洲
  • Croatian: Antarktik
  • Czech: Antarktida
  • Danish: Antarktis
  • Dzongkha: ཨེན་ཊཱག་ཊི་ཀ
  • Esperanto: Antarkto
  • Estonian: Antarktis
  • Ewe: Antartica nutome
  • Faroese: Antarktis
  • Finnish: Antarktis
  • French: Antarctique
  • Galician: Antártida
  • Georgian: ანტარქტიკა
  • German: Antarktika
  • German: Antarktis
  • Greek: Ανταρκτική
  • Gujarati: એન્ટાર્કટિકા
  • Hebrew: אנטארקטיקה
  • Hindi: अंटार्कटिका
  • Hungarian: Antarktisz
  • Icelandic: Suðurskautslandið
  • Indonesian: Antarktika
  • Irish: An Antartaice
  • Italian: Antartide
  • Japanese: 南極
  • Kalaallisut: Qalasersuaq Kujalleq
  • Kannada: ಅಂಟಾರ್ಟಿಕಾ
  • Kazakh: Антарктика
  • Korean: 남극 대륙
  • Kurdish: ئانتارکتیکا
  • Latvian: Antarktika
  • Lithuanian: Antarktis
  • Macedonian: Антарктик
  • Malayalam: അന്‍റാര്‍ട്ടിക്ക
  • Maltese: Antartika
  • Marathi: अंटार्क्टिका
  • Nepali (macrolanguage): अन्टारतिका
  • Northern Sami: Antárktis
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Antarktis
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Antarktis
  • Occitan (post 1500): Antartica
  • Oriya (macrolanguage): ଆର୍ଣ୍ଟକଟିକା
  • Persian: جنوبگان
  • Polish: Antarktyda
  • Polish: Antarktyka
  • Portuguese: Antártida
  • Pushto: انتارکتیکا
  • Russian: Антарктида
  • Serbian: Антарктик
  • Sinhala: ඇන්ටාක්ටිකාව
  • Slovenian: Antarktika
  • Spanish: Antártida
  • Swahili (macrolanguage): Antaktika
  • Swedish: Antarktis
  • Tamil: அண்டார்டிகா
  • Telugu: అంటార్కటికా
  • Thai: แอนตาร์กติกา
  • Tibetan: ལྷོ་རྩེའི་མཐའ་གླིང་།
  • Tigrinya: አንታርክቲካ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻAnitātika
  • Turkish: Antarktika
  • Ukrainian: Антарктида
  • Urdu: انٹارکٹیکا
  • Vietnamese: Nam Cực
  • Zulu: i-Antarctica
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