List of basic North America topics

Satellite photo of North America

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to North America:

North Americacontinent[1] in the Earth's Northern and Western Hemispheres. It is bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the southeast by the Caribbean Sea, and on the south and west by the North Pacific Ocean; South America lies to the southeast. North America covers an area of about 24,709,000 square kilometres (9,540,198 sq mi), about 4.8% of the planet's surface or about 16.5% of its land area. As of July 2007, its population was estimated at nearly 524 million people. It is the third-largest continent in area, following Asia and Africa, and is fourth in population after Asia, Africa, and Europe. North America and South America are collectively known as the Americas.

Geography of North America

Countries and dependencies of North America

United States Virgin Islands

Environment of North America

Regions of North America

United Nations geoscheme for the Americas

Ecoregions of North America

Political divisions of North America

Coats of arms of North America
Flags of North America
List of North American countries by GDP (PPP)
List of North American countries by population
List of cities in North America

Geographic features of North America

Table of the highest major summits of North America
Table of the most prominent summits of North America
Table of the most isolated major summits of North America

List of World Heritage Sites in the Americas

Demography of North America

Geography by country and territory

Government and politics of North America

History of North America

Culture of North America

Main article: Culture of North America

The arts in North America

Sports in North America

Economy and infrastructure of North America

Education in North America

North America lists

See also


  1. ^ "United Nations Statistics Division- Standard Country and Area Codes Classifications (M49)". United Nations Statistics Division. 

External links

  • North America maps at World

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