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Which continent is the the world's smallest?

The continent of Australia is the world's smallest continent at approximately 3 million square miles in area (7.8 million km2), just smaller than Brazil.

Australia is an island since it's surrounded by water but it's large enough to be considered a continent. Australia is the world's sixth largest country on earth.


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