Image: Max and Dee Bernt
|North America or Northern America is the northern landmass of the Americas. The third largest continent on Earth covers an area of 24.7 million km2 (9.5 million sq mi) and is situated in Earth's western hemisphere. The United Nations geoscheme defines "North America" as consisting of three regions: Northern America, Central America, and the Caribbean.
The term Northern America refers to the northern portion of the continent. It includes the world's largest island Greenland and the sovereign states of Canada, the United States, and Mexico.
About 498 million people live in Northern America (in 2019.)
|Canada||37,411||Map of Canada||Ottawa - Toronto|
|Greenland (DK)||57||Map of Greenland||Nuuk (Godthab)|
|Mexico||132,328||Map of Mexico||Mexico (City)|
|USA||329,065||United States Map||Washington - New York|
|The Caribbean, sometimes also referred to as the West Indies, are the islands and archipelagos in the Caribbean Sea southeast of the United States and north of South America. The Caribbean region borders the Gulf of Mexico in the west, the Florida Straits in the north and the Northern Atlantic Ocean in the east. The largest islands in the Caribbean are Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Trinidad.
In 2019 an estimated 44 million people live in the Caribbean.
|Anguilla (UK)||15||The Valley|
|Antigua and Barbuda||104||Saint John's|
|Bermuda (UK)||61||Bermuda Map||Hamilton|
|British Virgin Islands (UK)||32||Road Town|
|Cayman Islands (UK)||63||George Town|
|Dominican Republic||10,997||Dominican Rep. Map||Santo Domingo|
|Puerto Rico (USA)||3,655||Puerto Rico Map||San Juan|
|Saint Kitts and Nevis||56||Basseterre|
|Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||110||Kingstown|
|Trinidad and Tobago||1,375||Port-of-Spain|
|US Virgin Islands (USA)||105||U.S. Virgin Is. Map||Charlotte Amalie|
Image: Daniel Mennerich
|The term Central America refers to the land bridge between the continents of North and South America; it borders the Pacific Ocean in the southwest and the Caribbean Sea in the northeast.
There are seven countries in Central America namely Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama.
In 2019 an estimated 182 million people live in Central Americas.
|Belize||390||Map of Belize||Belmopan|
|Costa Rica||4,999||Map of Costa Rica||San José|
|El Salvador||6,445||Map of El Salvador||San Salvador|
|Guatemala||17,578||Map of Guatemala||Guatemala (City)|
|Honduras||9,569||Map of Honduras||Tegucigalpa|
|Nicaragua||6,351||Map of Nicaragua||Managua|
|Panama||4,226||Map of Panama||Panama (City)|
Image: Diego Delso
|South America is the southern continent of the Americas and situated in the Western Hemisphere. The fourth-largest continent is mostly south of the equator. South America borders the Pacific Ocean in the west, the Caribbean Sea in the northwest, the Atlantic Ocean in the north and east and the Southern Ocean in the south. The continent is connected to North America by a narrow strip of land known as the Isthmus of Panama.
South America's mainland is shared by twelve sovereign states and one overseas department of France (French Guiana.)
In 2019 an estimated 432 million people live in South America.
|Argentina||45,102||Map of Argentina||Buenos Aires|
|Bolivia||11,380||Map of Bolivia||La Paz, Sucre|
|Brazil||212,393||Map of Brazil||Brasilia - São Paulo|
|Chile||18,337||Map of Chile||Santiago|
|Colombia||49,850||Map of Colombia||Bogotá D.C.|
|Ecuador||17,100||Map of Ecuador||Quito|
|French Guiana (FR)||297||French Guiana Map||Cayenne|
|Guyana||787||Map of Guyana||Georgetown|
|Paraguay||6,982||Map of Paraguay||Asunción|
|Peru||32,934||Map of Peru||Lima|
|Suriname||573||Map of Suriname||Paramaribo|
|Uruguay||3,482||Map of Uruguay||Montevideo|
|Venezuela||32,780||Map of Venezuela||Caracas|