North America is one of the four parts of the American continent (the others are South America, Central America and the Caribbean (Latin America does not exist). It is composed by Canada (the second largest country in area in the world), U.S.A., Mexico, Greenland (Danish territory) and Saint Pierre and Miquelon islands (a small French overseas department ). The total population of the continent is about 500 million inhabitants.
Economically, North America is one of the wealthiest regions of the world. It is also a place with many natural wonders such as Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon and Rocky Mountains. The highest elevation is Mount McKinley with 6,194 meters, in Alaska.
Statue of Liberty in New York.
Beach in Quintana, Mexico.
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Political Map of North America
Source (edited): U.S. Geological Survey.