North America is the third largest of the continents. It is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. North America is led by its three major countries: Canada, Mexico, and the United States
Area – 9,540,198 square miles
Main Biomes – desert, temperate forest, taiga, grasslands
Major cities – Mexico City, Mexico New York City, USA Los Angeles, USA Chicago, USA Toronto, Canada Houston, USA Ecatepec de Morelos, Mexico Montreal, Canada Philadelphia, USA Guadalajara, Mexico
Nearby Water Bodies – Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Arctic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico
Major Rivers and Lakes – Lake Winnipeg, Lake Superior, Great Bear Lake, Great Slave Lake, Rio Grande, Yukon River, Lake Erie, Mississippi River, Missouri River, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Colorado River
Major Geographical Features – Sierra Madres, Coastal Range, Great Plains, Appalachian Mountains, Canadian Shield, Rocky Mountains, Coastal Plain
The North American continent includes some diverse weathers, however utmost of the continent practises a moderate climate. North America, is characterized by a lack of extremes in temperature and precipitation.
There are distinct summers and winters, but these are not terribly extreme. Portions of California practice a desert climate, Northern Canada has a glacial climate and approximately of the Californian coast practises a Mediterranean climate.
A maritime climate, found mainly in the Western United States, displays less periodic disparity in temperature than a continental climate, found in the Eastern United States.
Deserts have a habit of to be cold at night and very hot during the day. Some parts of California happen this classification, even though some coastal regions are hush-hush as consuming a Mediterranean climate. This is hot summer droughts and heavy winter rain.
Southern shares of Canada familiarity a temperate climate, but the greatest northern regions know-how a polar climate.
Regions & Seasons
North America can be broadly divided regions
Caribbean and Central America countries
the United States of America
Greenland, Canada and most of the United States lie in the Northern hemisphere and have four distinct seasons
Spring- March, April, May
Summer- June, July, August
Autumn- September, October, November
Winter- December, January, February
Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and southern United States take more constant temperatures all over the year but take a wet season- May to October and a dry season– November to April.
|1||Anguilla||The Valley||East Caribbean Dollar||English|
|2||Antigua and Barbuda||Saint John’s||EC dollar||English|
|3||Aruba||Ornamented||Aruban guilder/florin||Dutch, English, Spanish|
|8||British Virgin Islands||Road Town||US-Dollar||English|
|9||Canada||Ottawa||canadian dollar||English, French|
|10||Cayman Islands||George Town||Caymanian dollar||English|
|12||Costa Rica||San Jose||Colon||Spanish|
|15||Dominican Republic||Santo Domingo||Dominican Republic Peso||Spanish|
|16||El Salvador||San Salvador||US dollar||Spanish|
|17||Greenland||Nuuk||Danish krone||Greenlandic, Danish|
|18||Grenada||Saint George’s||EC dollar||English|
|21||Haiti||Port-au-Prince||Gourde||French, Haitian Creole|
|25||Mexico||Mexico City||Mexican peso||Spanish|
|26||Montserrat||Plymouth||East Caribbean Dollar||English|
|27||Navassa Island||U.S. Dollar||English|
|28||Netherlands Antilles||Willemstad||Guilder||Dutch, English, Papiamento|
|31||Puerto Rico||San Juan||US Dollar||Spanish, English|
|33||Saint Kitts and Nevis||Basseterre||EC dollar||English|
|34||Saint Lucia||Castries||EC dollar||English|
|36||Saint Pierre and Miquelon||Saint-Pierre||Euro||French|
|37||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||Kingstown||EC dollar||English|
|38||Trinidad and Tobago||Port of Spain||Trinidad and Tobago dollar||English|
|39||Turks and Caicos Islands||Cockburn Town||US Dollar||English|
|40||United States||Washington, D.C.||US dollar||English|
|41||United States Virgin Islands||Charlotte Amalie||US dollar||English|