The Arctic Ocean bounds the continent to the north, Caribbean Sea and South America to the south and southeast, the North Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the North Pacific Ocean to the west.
The continent encompasses approximately 16.5% of the land territory of the world. The continent houses 23 independent countries.
Canada is the biggest country in North America. The flags of North America symbolize the ethnic and traditional diversity and colonial heritage of its countries.
|Area||9,540,000 sq miles|
|Total No. of Countries||23|
|Time Zones||UTC-10 to UTC (Coordinated Universal Time)|
Last Updated On : April 05, 2013