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Author Cohen Sommer (1 month)
It's 6
1- Europe
2- Asia
3- África
4- Oceania
5- Atarctica
6- América

The europeans cartographed the world, so we are to say who and who's not a
continent.

Author Denisloovescooki O.O (1 month)
In Sweden they're 9 continents: Africa ,Europe ,Asia ,Antarctica Arctic
,Australia North,Central and South America 

Author ParalimniVoice (1 month)
why don't we call them as we always used to?

1. Europe(it's culture and people are clearly not connected with Asia and
we don't have to go along with the definition of ''continent'')
2. North America(although along with South it would be called 'America' all
together)
3. South America
4. Africa
5. Asia
6. Oceania
7. Antartica

Seven, the answer is clearly.. SEVEN.

Author Nick Archer (1 month)
President Madagascar, someone sneezed in Brazil!
Shut...
Down...
EVERYTHING

Author Gamesaucer (11 days)
I'll say there are 9.
I've classified them in a way that's more dependent on cultures yet still
tries to stick to the "landmass" idea a little.

1. North America
2. South America
3. Western Europe, including everything west of Germany, Austria and Italy.
4. Large Russia: Eastern Europe (at least Ukraine, Belarus, Romania and
Bulgaria), Kazakhstan and Russia.
5. Great Africa: Turkey, Africa, Madagascar and the Middle East
6. Great Scandinavia: Scandinavia, Greenland, Svalbard and Iceland.
7. Southeast Asia: India, China, Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Indonesia,
etc.
8. Pacifia: Australia, New Zealand and all the Pacific islands including
Hawaii.
9. Antarctica.

I'm still a bit unsure where to fit Greece and a large part of Eastern
Europe, as well as the border between Great Africa and Southeast Asia.
Mexico belongs to North America and Cuba and most of the other islands in
the Caribbean belong to South America. Large Russia also includes Nova
Zembla. It's unclear to me what to do with Nunavut.

Author Demonite (3 months)
Europe and Australia shouldn't be called continent in my opinion. ^^ Just
like Pluto isn't a planet, not just because of it's sice. GCP even made a
video about it. If it was about sice, Mercury would fall next.

Author sirLamperouge (3 months)
Isn't it technically Oceania, not Australia?

Author nunixnunix04 (2 months)
1. America (North + South)
2. Eurosiafrica (Europe + Asia + Africa)
3. Oceantarticaland (Greenland, Antartica, Oceania)

It's simple, East Major Land (Eurosiafrica), West Major Land (America) ,
and Major Islands (Oceantarticaland).

Author James Kohls (2 months)
is 2:21 a Pandemic Reference or something?

Author Alicia DG (15 days)
We'll that did no help and you made it more confusing xD

Author Joka191095 (8 days)
If "Australia" is the name of a continent you might as well refer to Asia
as "Russia."

Oceania for you, dumb North Americans.

Author William Desmond (28 days)
I think its:
1.Eurasia
2.Africa
3.Oceania
4.Antarctica
5.North America
6.South America
7.Greenland

Author RKH1502 (3 months)
For that matter, how many *oceans* are there?

Author Max Hiatt (1 month)
Afroeurasiaustralia
Americantartica

Author Fernando Stream (1 month)
In Spain, I believe for cultural and historical reasons, we used to learn
that there was 5 continents inhabitated and Antarctica. This is why the
Olympic logo has 5 circles. We used to learn that America is one continent
with 2 subcontinents and Australia was part of the continent of Oceania. On
the other hand, the islands are linked to the continent. For example the
island of Great Britain is part of Europe and the Canary islands are
considered African islands. Probably, defining continent as a large
landmass separated by oceans is little useful. We will keep on using the
words Europe, America and Asia, eventhough we might agree that none of them
are not continents. But then, the word Continent might be not very useful.

Author Pacco Ortiz (2 months)
In México we learn America is a single continent... I think USA separates
it because they like to call themselves America... 

Author Joe Shmoe (1 month)
I would have to say.......8

1) Asia
2) Oceania
3) Europe
4) Middle East
5) Africa
6) North America
7) South America
8) Antarctica

Author Creeper Troller (1 month)
Minecraft at 2:47

Author liteonmx (1 month)
He is right, there are 6, but not in that way.

1. Europe
2. Asia
3. Africa
4. America
5. Oceania
6. Antartica

Author AimtiTV (1 month)
Shouldn't Australia be Oceania? If Asia includes island nations like Japan,
why doesn't Australia? A better definition is Oceania which includes
Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, parts of Indonesia, Polynesia and
other small islands in that general area. 

Author The Matty Bible (4 months)
in mexico we actually deal with 3 Americas: North, Central and South
America, so it's actually 8 for us

Author jhutchyboy1 (4 months)
I thought the continent wasn't called Australia and it was called 'Oceania'
which had Australia and the islands in the middle of Australia and China.
That's what I was taught at school.

Author Mr0011011 (3 months)
I have always counted it as Europes, Asia, Oceania, North America, South
America and Africa.

Author Olivia Gen (2 months)
So goggle plus how many continents are there?

Author John Smith (4 months)
Why do we even need to name continents? It seems unnecessary.

Author StratosG15501 (4 months)
I thought Australia was a country, not a continent. That continent is
actually call Oceania (I think :P)

Author Hannah Crew (1 month)
I always learned 5. Asia, Antarctica, Africa, Europe and America 

Author Juan Arias (1 month)
It is called COLOMBIA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Not Columbia!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
You people from the USA have to realize you're not the only people starting
by that
I admire you so much cgp grey but that hits a nerve on all of Colombia's
English speaking population

Author chubiisio (1 month)
5 continets : america, europe, oceania, africa, asia

Author alex mak (3 months)
5 continents: eurasia, the amercias, australia, africa, and antartica

Author BIGBenfica9 (5 months)
You said 6 in the end, but depends on where you live, for me, that I live
in Portugal is 5, North and South america are clearly united by panama,
misregarding the channel. Europe and Asia are seperated by the Ural
Mountains in Russia, which divides Siberia from European Russia. and
Australia and the islands from Papua New Guinea all the way to Micronesia
(if not mistaken) make Oceania. And Antartica is an continent, well...
because I want to. Africa and Asia are divided by the channel of Suez OR
the Sinai Peninsula which belongs to Egypt, which is in Africa. So you
have: America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania and Antartica. 5 continents.
Or 6 if you live in english speaking countries like the UK or the USA (many
others included): North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania
and Antartica.

Author stupiddog321 (3 months)
Where I study, there are six continents: America, Europe, Africa, Asia,
Oceania (Australia) and Antarctica. 

Author DaneeBound (1 month)
7! My Answer is Seven!

1. Europe
2. Asia
3. Africa
4. North America
5. South America
6. Oceania
7. Antarctica

Author Artur Skuza (11 hours)
Its five not six because Oceania is a part of Australia

Author SugarHewson (1 month)
People have to stop saying Australia is a continent. It's a country on the
oceanian continent!

Author Felicija Łukasiewicz (22 hours)
At 0:48.
Was... Was that a 1984 reference?

Author KarateandClub (1 day)
0:40 line is supposed to be in Mexico 

Author YifpodMiner (1 day)
Going by the actual definition there's 4 Afroeurasia, America Oceania
Antarctica (including the ice sheet) ^_^

Author Amy Murdoch (1 day)
Did u really have to ask the question on oz clearly were king of the island

Author Nawaf Kol (1 day)
Antarctica for ever alone hahahah 

Author tattoophilia1 (1 day)
5 the Olympic Flag has only five rings. America Europe Africa Asia Oceania

Author Alan A.C. Paredes (2 days)
By convention there are seven continents: Asia, Africa, North America,
South America, Europe, Australia, and Antarctica. Some geographers list
only six continents, combining Europe and Asia into Eurasia

Author michael benzur (2 days)
Australasia is the continent and Australia the country.

Author KriegsMeister27 (2 days)
there is also the occasional bering land bridge that appears every few
thousand years that connects afro-eurasia and the americas and thus
interconnecting 5 of the (as usually labeled) continents into 1 super
continent

Author Bortt (2 days)
Lol at the creeper sounds after you talk to the geologist

Author Kevin Slater (3 days)
As a geologist in training myself, Continents have cratons. This rules out
any oceanic plate on your list. But it also includes New Zealand. Go
Zealandia.

Author Sirius Bigbadda (3 days)
I like the Swedish (perhaps other countries use it too) definition: there
are "geological continents" and "geographical continents". The geological
would be Eurasia, Africa, Australia, Antarctica, and America. The
geographical or cultural continents would be North America, South America,
Europe, Asia, Africa, Antarctica and Oceania.

Author Rémi Constant (3 months)
Europe and Asia are said to be separated by the Ural Mountains ! :)

Author William Lycurgus (3 days)
I wonder how things would be if Pangaea, the supercontinent from 300
million years ago, never split apart? (a side note: during this time, the
ocean was named Panthalassa)

Author Preston Shaar (3 days)
0:59 that face holy shit.

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