North America Map

Explore the map of North America, the third largest by area and the fourth most populated continent in the world. It comprises of North American peninsula, Central America and the Caribbean. It is located in the northern hemisphere, between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean, and is home to some major global economies like the United States and Canada.

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About North America Map: North America is the third-largest continent and is spread over 9,540,000 sq miles. The continent encompasses 23 independent states including the US, Canada, and Mexico. The Map of North America points out all the capital cities such as Ottawa, Washington D.C., Mexico City, Guatemala, San Salvador, Managua, San Jose, Panama City, Tegucigalpa, Belmopan, Kingston, Havana, Nassau, Santo Domingo, Port of Spain, Port-su-Prince, and Nassau. The North America map also points to the major rivers in the continent including River Mississippi, River Mackenzie, River Colorado, and River Missouri, the highest peaks such as Mt. Washington, Mt. Mitchell, Mt. Katahdin, Mt. Whitney, Mt. Hood, Mt. Baker, and Mt. Elbert, and the major landforms such as the Appalachian Mountains, the Rocky Mountains the Great Basin, the Sierra Madre, the Edwards plateau, the Colorado Plateau, the Caribbean island nations, and the Atlantic and Pacific coastal regions.

North American Countries with Area and Population
S. NoCountryArea (sq. mi.)Population 2016 (est)
1Anguilla (UK)35.1414,764
2Antigua and Barbuda169.9100,963
7Bermuda (UK)20.5461,666
8Bonaire (Neth.)113.512,093
9British Virgin Islands (UK)59.0730,661
10Canada3.855 million36,289,822
11Cayman Islands (UK)101.960,765
12Clipperton Island (Fr.)3.44NA
13Costa Rica19,7304,857,274
17Dominican Republic18,70410,648,791
18El Salvador8,1246,344,722
19Greenland (Den.)836,30056,412
21Guadeloupe (Fr.)629449,975
26Martinique (Fr.)436385,103
28Montserrat (UK)39.385,152
29Navassa Island (US)2.085NA
32Puerto Rico (US)3,5153,667,903
33Saba (Neth.)5.0191,537
34Saint Barthélemy (Fr.)9.37,448
35Saint Kitts and Nevis100.854,821
36Saint Lucia238.2178,015
37Saint Martin (Fr.)33.5929,820
38Saint Pierre and Miquelon (Fr.)93.446,305
39Saint Vincent and the Grenadines150.2109,643
40Sint Eustatius (Neth.)8.112,739
41Sint Maarten13.1339,537
42Trinidad and Tobago1,9811,364,962
43Turks and Caicos Islands(UK)23834,900
44United States3.797 million322,179,605
45United States Virgin Islands (US)133.7104,913

North America Timeline
900ADToltec civilization develops in present day Mexico
1000Vikings visit coast of Newfoundland
1325Aztecs establish Mexico City
1492Christopher Columbus discovers the New World (the Americas)
1499-1502Amerigo Vespucci recognizes the new world as a separate continent
1521Spain defeats Aztecs and captures Mexico city
1605First French settlement in Port Royal (present day Nova Scotia)
1607First English settlement in Virginia Colony (Present day Virginia)
1775Start of American Revolution
1776USA gains independence from British Monarchy
1821Mexico declares independence from Spain
1867Four Canadian Colonies federate and create Dominion of Canada
1991Cold War ends and era of economic expansion begins
1994NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) is signed between USA, Canada, and Mexico creating world largest Free Trade Area
2004CAFTA (Central American Free Trade Agreement) is signed between Central American Countries


Last Updated on: January 1st, 2018

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