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 
Countries of North America:
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Aruba
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Curaçao
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • El Salvador
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Jamaica
  • Martinique
  • Mexico
  • Montserrat
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Puerto Rico
  • Saint Barthélemy
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Martin (French Part)
  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos Island
  • United States of America
  • United States Virgin Islands