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Last seen on: –The Telegraph – QUICK CROSSWORD NO: 701 – Oct 31 2021
The Telegraph – QUICK CROSSWORD NO: 29,490 – Oct 9 2020
Irish Times Simplex – Sep 26 2020
The Telegraph – QUICK CROSSWORD NO: 29,375 – May 28 2020

Random information on the term “Continent”:

This is a list of the etymologies of continent names as they are currently found on Earth.

There are many theories regarding the etymology of Africa. One suggestion is that the name comes from the Ancient Egyptian word ‘afruika’ – which means ‘turning towards the ka’ or ‘turning towards the birthplace’ or ‘motherland’.

Other Eurocentric theories claim that the ancient Romans used the name Africa terra – “land of the Afri” (plural, or “Afer” singular) – for the northern part of the continent that corresponds to modern-day Tunisia. The origin of Afer may be the Phoenician afar, dust; the Afri tribe, who dwelt in Northern Africa around the area of Carthage; Greek aphrike (*ἀφρίκη), without cold; or Latin aprica, sunny.

The name “Africa,” which was originally used by the Romans to refer to present-day Tunisia, only began to be stretched to encompass a larger area when the provinces of Tripolitania, Numidia and Mauretania Caesariensis were subdued to the Diocesis of Africa, following the administrative restructuring of Diocletian. Later, when Justinian I reconquered lands of the former West Roman Empire, all the regions from the Chelif River to the Gulf of Sidra were annexed to the Byzantine Empire as the “Exarchate of Africa”.

Continent on Wikipedia

Random information on the term “ASIA”:

The Asian continent is one of the fastest-growing continents in the World, with increasing urbanisation and a high growth rate for cities. Tokyo in Japan is the world’s largest metropolitan area by population.

The population of the given cities are obtained from five different sources:

Out of these five sources, the highest estimate is shown in bold. The cities are ranked on the basis of their highest estimate of population. Some remarks:

The table is color-coded to show which region of Asia each city is in. The color-code key is as follows:

With twenty cities, East Asia accounts for half of cities under this list, with China having the lion’s share with fifteen cities, South Asia comes second with ten cities, seven of which are in India. Southeast Asia accounts for seven cities and West Asia with just three cities.

ASIA on Wikipedia