The third largest continent on earth covers an area of 24 7 million km 9 5 million sq mi and is situated in earth s western hemisphere. 2500×2941 770 kb go to map.
North america is one of the four parts of the american continent the others are central america antilles and south america.
North and south america map with states. Map of south america with countries and capitals. The great plains stretching from the gulf of mexico to the canadian arctic. The geographic continent of north america includes the countries of central america mexico the united states canada greenland and the islands of the caribbean region.
Try our geography game to learn all 14 countries in north and central america. North america with its 16 5 of the earth s total land is divided into 23 countries and south america represents 12 of the earth s land with 12 countries. This map shows the longest north to south landmass in the world as well as all the countries and their respective capitals.
The continent can be divided into four great regions each of which contains many sub regions. The vast majority of north america is on the north american plate. Most of the population of south america lives near the continent s western or eastern coasts while the interior and the far south are sparsely populated.
Physical map of south america. The united nations geoscheme defines north america as consisting of three regions. North america outline map print this map north america political map.
This political map shown at the top of this page presents north america and its surrounding bodies of water in an equidistant azimuthal projection. Political maps are designed to show governmental boundaries of countries states and counties the location of major cities and they usually include significant bodies of water. It includes canada the 2nd largest country in area in the world the united states 3rd largest and mexico north america also includes greenland the largest island as well as the small french overseas department of saint pierre and miquelon made up of small.
Beach resorts a list ski resorts a list islands a list oceans and seas. Finding the united states on a blank map is easy but costa rica is a little bit more difficult to locate. Max and dee bernt north america or northern america is the northern landmass of the americas.
Map of north and south america click to see large. Brazil is the world s fifth largest country by both area and population. Like the sample above bright colors are often used to help the user find the borders.
View of the milky way over echo lake in colorado. This map shows governmental boundaries of countries in north and south america. Parts of california and western mexico form the partial edge of the pacific plate with the two plates meeting along the san andreas fault.
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