Amazing Geography Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Both the westernmost and the easternmost US state is Alaska.

Antarctica is the largest desert in the world 

About 90% of the world's population lives in the Northern Hemisphere 

Russia is so big that it's home to 11 time zones 

Africa is the only continent that lies in all four hemispheres 

Istanbul is the only city in the world that is spread across two continents 

Mount Chimborazo is the highest point on Earth, but not the world's tallest mountain