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It's easy to forget just how big some countries are.
The United States goes from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west.
Africa is divided by the Sahara Desert, which stretches west to east just below the top of the continent.
Europe is the second smallest of the inhabited continents.
Asia had several of the first complex civilizations, which have given us stunning cast bronze pieces, cave paintings and statues that can still be seen today, in addition to the tremendous amount of art and literature that has disappeared over the centuries. Between India and the Tibetian plateau are the Himalayan mountains, the tallest mountain range in the world. Fourteen peaks in the Himalayans are over 8,000 meters (26,247 feet); no other mountain peaks in any continent are that high.
The Middle East is a region, not a continent.
The map shows the provinces of China, as well as the surrounding countries and seas (which are part of the Pacific Ocean).
Canada occupies the northern part of the continent of North America.
The map of Mexico shows the states that make up the country. It also shows the Pacific Ocean and the other bodies of water that surround the country. Mexico is one of the three large countries that go across the continent of North America, from the Atlantic Ocean (or the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, which are part of the Atlantic Ocean) to the Pacific Ocean.
The map of South America shows the countries and their capitals, as well as the bodies of water around them. South America is the southern continent of the Americas.