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A GDP per Capita of around $30,000 (Nominal)
. Europe: $29,450, Asia: $7,090.
Over 25% of the area is desert
Only Africa has that much desert
Contains part of Russia
Has over 1 billion people
Asia has 4.4 billion people, Europe has 739 million people.
Has at least 200 million people that speak English
, India and Philippines alone account for over 200m. In Europe, there's at least 240m speakers.
Has at least 15 landlocked countries
, Asia has 12 landlocked countries, Europe has 15.
Hosted an Olympic Games (Summer or Winter) between 1940 and 1945
No Olympic games were held in 1940 or 1944 as they were cancelled due to World War II.
Contains at least 4 countries that start with an "M"
Europe has Malta, Moldova, Monaco and Montenegro. Asia has Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia and Myanmar. (Macedonia doesn't count for Europe as it's now called North Macedonia)
Contains countries which are currently Communist states
, Current Communist countries are China, Cuba, Laos and Vietnam.
Had at least 5 million military deaths in World War II
. Notably Soviet Union had over 11m, Germany 5.3m, China 3.75m and Japan 2.3m.
Contains countries which have competed in at least 10 men's FIFA World Cups
Many European countries have played more than 10, notably Germany on 19. South Korea is the only (so far) Asian country to achieve 10.
Has a highest temperature of over 50ºC (122ºF)
Many countries have a temperature record of over 50ºC, the highest of which being Kuwait at 54.0ºC.
The birthplace of any of the 5 founders of Facebook
Four founders were born in the USA and the other was born in South America.
Where Star Wars: The Force Awakens collected at least $500m total at the Box Office
Asia grossed roughly $400m (independent research using BoxOfficeMojo).
Has a population density of over 150 people per km² (390 per mi²)
Asia has 95 people per km², Europe has 72.5.
Contains evidence for anatomically modern humans from 100,000 years ago
, modern humans didn't arrive in Europe until around 45,000 years ago.