North America

Overview

  • Population: 579,024,000
  • Land Area: 9.5 million square miles 
  • Largest Country (by land area): Canada 
  • Smallest Country (by land area): Saint Kitts and Nevis 
  • Largest Country (by population): United States 
  • Major Biomes: Tundra Biome, Coniferous Forest, Deciduous Forest, Desert Biome, Tropical Rain Forest 
  • Longest River: Mississippi River or Missouri River 
  • Highest Mountain: Denali 
  • Largest Lake: Lake Superior 
  • Largest Desert: Chihuahuan Desert 
  • Languages: English, French, Spanish, Mandarin 
  • Inventions: Rubber, Suspension Bridge, GPS, Personal Computer, Basketball 

Fun facts

  • Third largest continent in the world 
  • Hosted 12 Olympics 
  • Over 100 languages are spoken 
  • Mexico City is the largest city in America 
  • Lake Superior is the biggest lake with the freshest water 
  • There are 23 countries 
  • Has the biggest Island that isn’t a Continent which is Greenland 
  • America was the first one that reached the moon 
  • Cananda has 6 different time zones and the second largest country 
  • Gray Whales Migrate during the winter 
  • There are 965 species that are found in America