Outline of North America

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Satellite photo of North America

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to North America.

North America is a continent[1] in the Earth's Northern and Western Hemispheres. It is bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the southeast by the Caribbean Sea, and on the south and west by the North Pacific Ocean; South America lies to the southeast. North America covers an area of about 24,709,000 square kilometres (9,540,198 sq mi), about 4.8% of the planet's surface or about 16.5% of its land area. As of July 2007, its population was estimated at nearly 524 million people. It is the third-largest continent in area, following Asia and Africa, and is fourth in population after Asia, Africa, and Europe. North America and South America are collectively known as the Americas.

Geography of North America[edit]

Geography of North America

Countries and dependencies of North America[edit]

 Anguilla  Antigua and Barbuda  Aruba  Bahamas  Barbados  Belize  Bermuda  British Virgin Islands  Canada  Cayman Islands Clipperton Island  Costa Rica  Cuba  Curaçao  Dominica  Dominican Republic  El Salvador  Greenland  Grenada  Guadeloupe  Guatemala  Haiti  Honduras  Jamaica  Martinique  Mexico  Montserrat Navassa Island  Nicaragua  Panama  Puerto Rico  Saint Barthélemy  Saint Kitts and Nevis  Saint Lucia  Saint Martin  Saint Pierre and Miquelon  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Sint Maarten  Trinidad and Tobago  Turks and Caicos Islands  United States  United States Virgin Islands

Environment of North America[edit]

Regions of North America[edit]

United Nations geoscheme for the Americas

Ecoregions of North America[edit]

Political divisions of North America[edit]

Coats of arms of North America
Flags of North America
List of North American countries by GDP (PPP)
List of North American countries by population
List of cities in North America

Geographic features of North America[edit]

Table of the highest major summits of North America
Table of the most prominent summits of North America
Table of the most isolated major summits of North America

List of World Heritage Sites in the Americas

Demography of North America[edit]

Geography by country and territory[edit]

Government and politics of North America[edit]

History of North America[edit]

Culture of North America[edit]

Culture of North America

The arts in North America[edit]

Sports in North America[edit]

Economy and infrastructure of North America[edit]

Education in North America[edit]

North America lists[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "United Nations Statistics Division- Standard Country and Area Codes Classifications (M49)". United Nations Statistics Division.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of North America