Region of North America

North America is the third largest continent of the world with an area of 24.71 million sq.km which is 16.5 of the total area of the world. It is bounded by Arctic in the North, South America in the south, Pacific Ocean in the west and Atlantic Ocean in the east. Major portion of this continent is shared by Canada and USA. Major features of this continent include tht following:

Area24474000 sq.m (16.5% of world area)
Population579 million (2016)(8.5% of the word’s population)
MountainsThe Appalachians, The Rocky Mountains.
LakesSuperior, Michigan, Great Bear, Winnipeg, Ontario, Nipigon, Great Slave.
RiversMississippi, Machenzie River, Missouri, Rio Grande
Largest CountryCanada (3855081 sq.miles)
Highest GDPUSA ($ 22.32 trillion)

Countries of North America and Caribbean:

Canada, USA, Mexico, Panama, El-Salvador, Jamaica, Dominica, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras, Haiti, Belize, Barbados, Bahamas and Dominican Republic.

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