Of the seven continents, North America is the third largest by land mass and the fourth largest by population. The most populated city in North America is Mexico City, Mexico. North America is divided into four main geographic regions: the Great Plains, Canadian Shield, East and the West. The Great Plains is a large area of grassland that stretched west of the Mississippi River and east of the Rocky Mountains in the central Canada and United States. The Canadian Shield, or the Laurentian Plateau, is a large plateau region made mostly from igneous (or lava) rock covered in soil. The East is characterized as everything east of the Appalachian Mountains, while the West is generally considered as everything west of the Rocky Mountains. The highest point of North America is Mount McKinley, Alaska. The lowest point of North America is Death Valley, California. The largest freshwater lake in the world, Lake Superior, can be found in both Ontario and Minnesota. The dominant languages of the North American continent are Spanish, English, and French. Canada is officially bilingual, having both English and French as official languages. The United States of America has no official language. The dominant languages of the North American continent are Spanish, English, and French. Canada is officially bilingual, having both English and French as official languages. The United States of America has no official language. Another natural landmark is Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls is a massive waterfall found on the border of Canada and the United States.For a man-made landmark, the pyramid of Teotihuacan can be found just northeast of Mexico City.
The following interactive North America map will help you choose the countries you have visited. Then you know which ones are next. Don’t stop traveling!
Map coming soon. At this time, the website only has the European map online.