Antarctica is the continent that contains the geographic South Pole. It is situated in the Southern Hemisphere and lies almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle. Antarctica is the fifth-largest continent, being larger than Australia and Europe. It is nearly completely covered by ice and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean.

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    Physical Maps

    This physical map shows Antarctica with some of its main features.

Informations about Antarctica

Area14,000,000 km² / 5,400,000 sq mi
Population5,000 (temporary)