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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.

Los Angeles, Tourism and Celebrities

November 13, 2012

Movie stars and Hollywood are probably the first things that come to mind when you hear the word “Los Angeles.” It is where many of the most prominent names in entertainment, music, and sports  call home. If you will be spending time in the  Los Angeles area, and want to learn more about Hollywood and […]

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Banff, A Nature Lover’s Paradise

November 9, 2012

Banff is one of those unique destinations that attracts tourists due to its rich natural landscape. Located in Alberta Canada at an elevation of 1, 463 meters, Banff is the country’s second highest national park. It is surrounded by various natural land forms and has a number of hot springs.

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Beautiful Vancouver Canada

November 8, 2012

Located in Western Canada,Vancouver is a beautiful city that is recognized as one of the most culturally diverse cities in Canada. If you have the chance to visit this wonderful area, there are many places which will certainly catch your eye. If time is in short supply, we have listed below a few highlights of […]

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The Florida Keys, Something for Everyone

November 7, 2012

Looking for a fun place to spend the Summer? The Florida Keys may be the answer. The Florida Keys, known for their white sandy beaches,  attract millions of tourists each year. This area enjoys  tropical weather all throughout the year, making the Keys one of the best tourist destination any time of year. The Florida […]

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Sightseeing In Manhattan

November 4, 2012

Manhattan is one of the most populous and busiest areas in the United States. It is considered a worldwide center for culture, art, fashion, media, commerce, finance and trade, drawing more than 50 million each year. Manhattan offers tourists countless activities to do. The city is made up of different types of neighborhoods that might […]

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Miami Beach, Top Tourist Attractions

November 1, 2012

Miami is well known for its many tourist attractions. It is located in Southeastern Florida, on the Atlantic coast, making it the perfect destination for those who want to feel the warmth of the sun during the cold winter months. Beach-lovers flock to this part of the country and enjoy trying different activities such as […]

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