Continents and regions

Here are the names of continents, oceans and seas, rivers, and other major world regions in English.


North America
South America
Australia / Australasia / Oceania

Oceans and seas

the Pacific Ocean or the Pacific
the Atlantic Ocean or the Atlantic
the Indian Ocean
the Arctic Ocean
the Mediterranean Sea or the Mediterranean
the Caribbean Sea or the Caribbean
the Baltic Sea or the Baltic
the Black Sea
the Caspian Sea
the Arabian Sea
the South China Sea
the North Sea
the English Channel (sometimes referred to as the Channel)

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