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North America

North America is located in the Northern and Western Hemispheres, with an area of 24.7 million square kilometers. It covers 16.5% of the Earth’s total land area, or 4.8% of its total surface.

It is bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Pacific Ocean to the south and west, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Caribbean Sea to the southeast. Another continent, South America, borders it to the southeast.

Being the third largest continent, North America is home to more than 500 million people, making it the world’s fourth-most-populated continent. The most populous country in the continent is the United States of America with more than 300 million people, followed by Mexico with 112.3 million people, and Canada with 32.6 million. The most commonly-used languages in North America are English, French, and Spanish.

North America’s most developed nations are Canada and the United States. Its largest metropolitan cities, based on population, include Mexico City (with more than 21 million people), New York (with 19 million), Los Angeles (with 13 million), Chicago (with 9.5 million), and Dallas-Fort Worth (with 6.4 million).

Demographically-speaking, the continent is widely diverse. It is home to a large number of African-Americans, Caucasians, Mestizos, Indigenous Americans, and Asians. Its cultural influences are a mixture of French, British, and Spanish, as most of the North American countries were once colonized by these Europeans.

There are three North American sub-regions: North America, which is composed of the United States of America, Mexico, Canada, Bermuda, Greenland, and Saint Pierre and Miquelon; Caribbean, which is mostly made up of small island-nations like Barbados, Antigua, Trinidad and Tobago, Dominican Republic, Cayman Islands, Grenada, United States Virgin Islands, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and Cuba; and Central America, which includes Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua, and Guatemala.

Charleston South Carolina

by WCC on February 22, 2013

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Charleston is a seaport city that is located in South Carolina. Having sustained very little property damage during the civil war, Charleston offers many historic sites to visit. The city is also unique in its aspect of having no tall buildings because of the height ordinance restriction in the city. The city is a popular destination for both local as well as domestic tourists.

Since the city of Charleston still has many of its historic landmarks, it is the primary attraction for tourists. Some of the more popular landmarks and museums include the battery and white point gardens, which feature

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elegant historic mansions, some of having been sold for twenty million dollars, Fort Sumter, which is an island site from the civil war and mostly in ruins, but with markers indicating where everything used to be, The Citadel,

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Beautiful Nashville Tennessee

by WCC on February 17, 2013

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Nashville, which is a city in the Davidson County and the capital of Tennessee, is popularly known as the ‘Music City’ of the US. However, more recently the city has also developed a reputation as a center for commerce and culture. The city has grown rapidly because of its ideal location next to the Cumberland River. It quickly rebounded from the Civil War and the post war prosperity left the city with multiple classical buildings that can still be visited today.

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There are a number of places to visit in Nashville for those who are interested in the history and the government of the city. Some of the more popular places include, Belmont Mansion, that features guided tours of sixteen

rooms and marble statues and cast iron ornaments in the garden, Fort Negley, which is from the civil war era, The Hermitage, which is the former house of the US president Andrew Jackson and still features many of his

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Caesars Palace Las Vegas NV

February 15, 2013

Caesars Palace is a luxury hotel that is conveniently located near the airport on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada. The owner and the operator of the hotel is Caesars Entertainment Corporation, who bought the hotel in 2001 after the hotel had changed hands from various owners like The Hilton Corporation and Hilton. The hotel […]

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Portland Maine, A Coastal Paradise

February 13, 2013

Portland, located on the southern Maine coast on a peninsula in Casco Bay, is a small city beside the sea, with a large number of restaurants, shops, galleries, tours and museums. There are a large number of business travelers that visit Portland; however it is also a significantly large tourist attraction, which increases the population […]

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Historic Alanya Turkey

February 10, 2013

Alanya, located on the South Coast in, is one of Turkey’s most popular tourist destinations. The city offers a large number of historical destinations for sightseeing as well as various land and water sporting activities. Alanya has a lot of historical as well as archeological places to visit. The most popular one is The Citadel, […]

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Come Explore the Cayman Islands, a Divers Paradise

December 21, 2012

In the western portion of the Caribbean Sea lie three small islands that make up the Cayman island chain. This British territory is best known for its beautiful beaches and cool tropical climate and world class diving. A vacation to this unique part of the world is sure to please all involved. The Cayman Islands are […]

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