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The below list contains both states and dependent territories, see country, state, nation state for some explanation of the difference between these.

Countries listed by continent and their capitals:

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Africa

Africa is a continent in the systems with 5 or more continents.

Eurasia

Eurasia is a continent in the 5 continent systems, called simply Asia in one of them.

Asia

Asia is a continent in the 5 continent systems (but includes Europe in one of them) and those with 6 or more continents.



Europe

Europe is a continent in one of the 6 continent systems and the 7 continent system. In other systems it is part of Asia or Eurasia.

America

America is a continent in the 4, 5 and one of the 6 continent systems.

North and Central America

North and Central America are continents in the 7 continent system. In other systems they are part of America.

South America

South America is a continent in the 7 continent system. In other systems it is part of America.

Oceania

Several terms are in use to describe the region comprising the continent and country of Australia and the nations of the Pacific Ocean. The term Oceania is usually preferred, and this is the term in use by the United Nations. The term Pacific Islands generally excludes the islands of New Zealand, and the continent of Australia. Oceania can then be subdivided into the following regions:

Australasia

Melanesia

Micronesia

Polynesia

Antarctica

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