Transcontinental country

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A transcontinental country is a nation that is in more than one continent. [1] Examples:

Africa and Asia

Asia and Europe

Most of the other examples are contentious, based on the possession of small islands in another region. For example, Spain controlling the Canary Islands which is geologically located in Africa. A few are undoubtedly intercontinental:

Asia and Oceania

America and Oceania

America, Oceania and Antarctica

Oceania and Antarctica

Europe, Africa, and America

France, because Réunion, Mayotte, Martinique, Guadeloupe, and French Guiana are regions of France

References[change | change source]

  1. "Which Countries Span More Than One Continent?". WorldAtlas. Retrieved 2020-08-17.