North America

While predominated by the dynamic and , much of North America, including as well as most of and the , has much more in common with .

Popular Destinations

Frank Lloyd Wright is said to have quipped, "Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in ," a quote that has since been repeated both by those who love and hate L.A. Photo: Mfield, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The of America is a vast country in North America about half the size of and about the same size as . Photo: buggolo, CC BY 2.0.

is the world's second largest country by area, behind only .

Perhaps the most diverse of all the fifty states in the , has a culture ranging… Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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The islands of the Sea or West Indies are an extensive archipelago in the far west of the Atlantic Ocean, mostly strung between North and . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is known for its cuisine, art, archaeology, history, pyramids, music, museums, haciendas… Photo: Jujutacular, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the thin section of land that links the North American continent with the continent. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

North America

Latitude of center
49° or 49° north
Longitude of center
-97.226° or 97° 13' 33.6" west
Population
529,000,000
Open­Street­Map ID
node 36966063
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Tamrikt n Ugafa
  • Abkhazian: Аҩадатәи Америка
  • Achinese: Amirika Utara
  • Adyghe; Adygei: Ишъхъэрэ Америкэ
  • Afar: Arqa Amerika
  • Afrikaans: Noord-Amerika
  • Albanian: Amerika Veriore
  • Amharic: ስሜን አሜሪካ
  • Arabic: Amihanan nga Amerika
  • Arabic: أمريكا الشمالية
  • Arabic: أميركا الشمالية
  • Aragonese: America d'o Norte
  • Aramaic: ܐܡܪܝܩܐ ܓܪܒܝܝܬܐ
  • Armenian: Հյուսիսային Ամերիկա
  • Assamese: উত্তৰ আমেৰিকা
  • Asturian; Bable: Norteamérica
  • Avaric: Lentefa Amerika
  • Awadhi: उत्तर अमेरिका
  • Azerbaijani: Şimali Amerika
  • Balinese: Amérika Kalér
  • Bambara: Saheli Amerika
  • Banjar: Amirika Utara
  • Bashkir: Төньяҡ Америка
  • Basque: Ipar Amerika
  • Bavarian: Noadamerika
  • Belarusian: Паўночная Амерыка
  • Belarusian: Паўночная Амэрыка
  • Bengali: উত্তর আমেরিকা
  • Bhojpuri: उत्तर अमरीका
  • Bhojpuri: उत्तर अमेरिका
  • Bhojpuri: उत्तरी अमरीका
  • Bhojpuri: उत्तरी अमेरिका
  • Bihari : उत्तर अमेरिका
  • Bislama: Not Amerika
  • Bosnian: Sjeverna Amerika
  • Brahui: Kutubí Amríká
  • Breton: Norzhamerika
  • Bulgarian: Северна Америка
  • Burmese: မြောက်အမေရိက
  • Catalan: Amèrica boreal
  • Catalan: Amèrica del Nord
  • Catalan: Amèrica del nord
  • Catalan: Nord-amèrica
  • Cebuano: Amihanang Amerika
  • Central Bicolano: Amerika nin Norte
  • Central Kurdish: ئەمریکای باکوور
  • Chechen: Къилбаседа Америка
  • Cherokee: ᏧᏴᏢ ᎠᎹᏰᏟ
  • Chichewa; Nyanja: North America
  • Chinese: Pak Bí-chiu
  • Chinese: 北美
  • Chinese: 北美洲
  • Church Slavic: Сѣвєрьна Амєрїка
  • Chuvash: Çурçĕр Америка
  • Cornish: Amerika Gledh
  • Corsican: America settentriunale
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Şimaliy Amerika
  • Croatian: Sjeverna Amerika
  • Czech: Amerika
  • Czech: Severní Amerika
  • Danish: Nordamerika
  • Dimli: Amerika Zımey
  • Dutch: Noord-Amerika
  • Eastern Mari: Йӱдвел Америка
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: امريكا الشماليه
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Norðamerica
  • English: NA
  • Erzya: Пелевеёнксонь Америка
  • Esperanto: Nord-Ameriko
  • Esperanto: Nordameriko
  • Estonian: Põhja-Ameerika manner
  • Extremaduran: América el Norti
  • Faroese: Norðuramerika
  • Fijian: Nordamerica
  • Fijian: Vualiku Amerika
  • Fijian Hindustani: North America
  • Finnish: Pohjois-Amerikka
  • Franco-Provençal: Amèrica de Bise
  • Franco-Provençal: Amèrica du Nord
  • French: Amérique du Nord
  • French: Amérique du Nord (Q19464773) plus Amérique centrale (Q27611)
  • Frisian: Noard-Amearika
  • Friulian: Americhe dal Nord
  • Gaelic (Scots): Aimearaga a Tuath
  • Gagauz: Poyraz Amerika
  • Gallegan: América do Norte
  • Gallegan: Norteamérica
  • Gallegan: کلسيايي آمريکا
  • Gan Chinese: 北美洲
  • Ganda: North America
  • Georgian: ჩრდილოეთი ამერიკა
  • German: Nordamerika
  • Gilaki: کلسیا آمریکا
  • Gilaki: کلسییا آمریکا
  • Gothic: 𐌽𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌸𐌰 𐌰𐌼𐌴𐍂𐌹𐌺𐌰
  • Gothic: 𐌽𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌸𐌰 𐍅𐌴𐌹𐌽𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳
  • Greek: Βόρεια Αμερική
  • Guarani: Yvateamérika
  • Guianese Creole French: Lanmérik di Nò
  • Gujarati: ઉત્તર અમેરિકા
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Amerik dinò
  • Hakka Chinese: Pet-mî-chû
  • Hausa: Amirka ta Arewa
  • Hausa: Amurka ta Arewa
  • Hausa: Pet Mî-chû
  • Hausa: ʻAmelika ʻĀkau
  • Hawaiian: ‘Amelika ‘Ākau
  • Hebrew: אמריקה הצפונית
  • Hebrew: צפון-אמריקה
  • Hebrew: צפון אמריקה
  • Hindi: उत्तर अमेरिका
  • Hungarian: Észak-Amerika
  • Icelandic: Norður-Ameríka
  • Igbo: Olile anyanwu Amerika
  • Iloko: Amianan nga Amerika
  • Inari Sami: Tave-Amerik
  • Indonesian: Amerika Utara
  • Ingush: ГIинбухера Америка
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): America del Nord
  • Interlingue: America del Nord
  • Inuktitut: ᐊᒥᐊᕆᑲ ᑐᓄᕕᐊᖅ
  • Irish: Meiriceá Thuaidh
  • Irish: Meiriceá Thuiaidh
  • Italian: America Settentrionale e Centrale
  • Italian: America del Nord
  • Italian: America settentrionale
  • Italian: Continente nord-americano
  • Italian: Continente nordamericano
  • Italian: Nord-America
  • Italian: Nord America
  • Italian: Nordamerica
  • Italian: Nordamericano
  • Italian: North America
  • Italian: Subcontinente nordamericano
  • Jamaican Creole English: Naat Amoerka
  • Japanese: 北アメリカ
  • Japanese: 北米
  • Javanese: Amérika Lor
  • Javanese: Amérika Lèr
  • Kabardian: Ишъхъэрэ Америкэ
  • Kabiyé: Amerika nɛ hayi tɛtʋ wandamm
  • Kabyle: Tamrikt n Ugafa
  • Kalaallisut: Amerika Avannarleq
  • Kannada: ಉತ್ತರ ಅಮೇರಿಕ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Arqa Amerika
  • Karachay-Balkar: Шимал Америка
  • Kashubian: Nordowô Amerika
  • Kazakh: Солтүстік Америка
  • Khmer: អាមេរិក​ខាង​ជើង
  • Kinyarwanda: Amerika ya Ruguru
  • Kirghiz: Түндүк Америка
  • Komi-Permyak: Ойвыв Америка
  • Komi: Войвыв Америка
  • Kongo: Amelika ya Nodi
  • Korean: 북미
  • Korean: 북아메리카
  • Kurdish: Amerîkaya Bakur
  • Kurdish: ئامەریکایا باکور
  • Ladin: America dl Nord
  • Ladino: Amerika del Nord
  • Ladino: Amerika del Norte
  • Lao: Amianan nga Amerika
  • Lao: ທະວີບອາເມລິກາເໜືອ
  • Lao: ອະເມລິກາເໜືອ
  • Latin: America Septentrionalis
  • Latvian: Ziemeļamerika
  • Letzeburgesch: Nord- a Mëttelamerika
  • Letzeburgesch: Nordamerika
  • Lezghian: Кеферпатан Америка
  • Ligurian: America do Nòrd
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Noord-Amerika
  • Lithuanian: Šiaurės Amerika
  • Livvi: Pohjas-Amerikku
  • Lojban: bemtu'a
  • Lombard: America del Nord
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Noord-Amerika
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Noordamerika
  • Macedo Romanian: America di Aratsile
  • Macedonian: Северна Америка
  • Maithili: उत्तर अमेरिका
  • Malagasy: Amerika Avaratra
  • Malay (generic): Amerika Utara
  • Malayalam: വടക്കേ അമേരിക്ക
  • Maltese: Amerika ta' Fuq
  • Maltese: L-Amerika ta' Fuq
  • Manx: America Hwoaie
  • Maori: Nōta Amerika
  • Marathi: उत्तर अमेरिका
  • Mazanderani: شمالی امریکا
  • Min Dong Chinese: Báe̤k Mī-ciŭ
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pak-bí-chiu
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pak-bí
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pak Bí-chiu
  • Minangkabau: Amerika Utara
  • Mingrelian: ოორუე ამერიკა
  • Mirandese: América de l Norte
  • Moksha: Кельмеширень Америк
  • Mon: အမေရိကသၟဝ်ကျာ
  • Mongolian: Хойд Америк
  • Mongolian: အမေရိကသၟဝ်ကျာ
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: أمريكا الشمالية
  • Narom: Améthique du Nord
  • Neapolitan: Nordamèreca
  • Nepali: उत्तर अमेरिका
  • Newari: उत्तर अमेरिका
  • Northern Frisian: Nuurd-Ameerikoo
  • Northern Sami: Davvi-Amerihkká
  • Norwegian: Nord-Amerika
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nord-Amerika
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nord-Amerika
  • Novial: Nordi Amerika
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: America del Nòrd
  • Oriya: ଉତ୍ତର ଆମେରିକା
  • Oromo: Ameerikaa Kaabaa
  • Oromo: North America
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Цæгат Америкæ
  • Pampanga: Pangúlung Amerika
  • Panjabi: ਉੱਤਰੀ ਅਮਰੀਕਾ
  • Papiamento: Nort Amerika
  • Papiamento: Nort Amérika
  • Pennsylvania German: Nard-Amerikaa
  • Pennsylvania German: Natt Amerikaa
  • Persian: آمریکای شمالی
  • Piemontese: América Setentrional
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: North Merika
  • Polish: AP
  • Polish: Ameryka Północna
  • Polish: NA
  • Portuguese: América do Norte
  • Portuguese: América do Norte e América Central
  • Pushto: شمالي امريکا
  • Quechua: Chinchay Awya Yala
  • Raeto-Romance: America dal Nord
  • Romanian: America de Nord
  • Russia Buriat: Хойто Америка
  • Russia Buriat: Хойто Америкэ
  • Russian: Северная Америка
  • Rusyn: Северна Америка
  • Samoan: Amerika i Matu
  • Sanskrit: उत्तर-अमेरिकाखण्डः
  • Santali: ᱮᱛᱚᱢ ᱟᱢᱮᱨᱤᱠᱟ
  • Saterfriesisch: Noud-Amerikoa
  • Saterfriesisch: Noudamerikoa
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Nordamerika
  • Scots: North Americae
  • Seraiki: شمالی امریکہ
  • Serbian: Северна Америка
  • Serbo-Croatian: Severna Amerika
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sjeverna Amerika
  • Shona: North America
  • Sicilian: Amèrica dû Nord
  • Sicilian: Amèrica sittintriunali
  • Sindhi: اتر آمريڪا
  • Sinhalese: උතුරු ඇමෙරිකාව
  • Skolt Sami: Tâʹvv-Amerikk
  • Slovak: Severná Amerika
  • Slovenian: Severna Amerika
  • Somali: Woqooyiga Ameerika
  • Sorbian, Lower: Pódpołnocna Amerika
  • Sorbian, Upper: Sewjerna Amerika
  • Sotho, Northern: Amerika Leboa
  • Sotho, Southern: Amerika Leboya
  • South Azerbaijani: شومالی آمریکا
  • South Azerbaijani: قوزئی آمریکا
  • Spanish: America del Norte y America Central
  • Spanish: América del Norte
  • Spanish: Norteamérica
  • Sranan: Opo Amrika
  • Sundanese: Amérika Kalér
  • Swahili (generic): Amerika Kaskazini
  • Swahili (generic): Amerika ya Kaskazini
  • Swedish: Nordamerika
  • Tagalog: Hilagang Amerika
  • Tajik: Амрикои Шимолӣ
  • Tajik: Омрикои Шимолӣ
  • Tamil: வட அமெரிக்கா
  • Tamil: வட அமேரிக்கா
  • Tamil: வடக்கு அமெரிக்கா
  • Tatar: Tönyak Amerika
  • Tatar: Төньяк Америка
  • Telugu: ఉత్తర అమెరికా
  • Thai: ทวีปอเมริกาเหนือ
  • Thai: อเมริกาเหนือ
  • Tok Pisin: Not Amerika
  • Tosk Albanian: Nordamerika
  • Tsonga: Amerikha ya le N'walungu
  • Tulu: ಉತ್ತರ ಅಮೇರಿಕ
  • Turkish: Kuzey Amerika
  • Turkish: Kuzey Amerika kıtası
  • Turkmen: Demirgazyk Amerika
  • Tuvinian: Соңгу Америка
  • Udmurt: Уйпал Америка
  • Uighur: شىمالىي ئامېرىكا
  • Ukrainian: Північна Америка
  • Urdu: شمالی امریکا
  • Uzbek: Shimoliy Amerika
  • Venetian: Amèrica del Nord
  • Venetian: Nordamèrica
  • Veps: Pohjoižamerik
  • Vietnamese: Bắc Mỹ
  • Vlaams: Nôord-Amerika
  • Vlax Romani: Nordutni Amerika
  • Volapük: Nolüda-Merop
  • Walloon: Amerike bijhrece
  • Waray (Philippines): Amihanan nga Amerika
  • Welsh: Gogledd America
  • Western Panjabi: اتلا امریکہ
  • Western Panjabi: اُبھا امریکا
  • Wolof: Bëj-gànnaaru Aamerig
  • Wu Chinese: 北美洲
  • Xhosa: UmNtla Melika
  • Yakut: Хоту Америка
  • Yiddish: צפון אמעריקע
  • Yoruba: Àríwá Amẹ́ríkà
  • Yue Chinese: 北美洲
  • Zeeuws: Noord-Amerika
  • Zeeuws: Noôrd-Amerika
  • Zhuang: Baekmeijcouh
  • Zulu: IMelika Enyakatho
  • America Norde
  • America di Nord
  • Americhe settendrionale
  • Amerika-ki-te-Raki
  • Amerikay Zımey
  • Ixachitlān Mictlāmpa
  • Põh'a-Ameeriga
  • Půłnocno Amerika
  • Šiaurės Amerėka
  • ГӀинбухера Америка
  • Ишхъэрэ Америкэ
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  • អាមេរិកខាងជើង
  • 북아메리카의 인구
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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page North America. See this page's contributions. Photo: Jeff Turner, CC BY 2.0.