Countries We Serve On The North American Continentnorth america

  1. It is the third largest continent just after Asia and Africa.
  2. It is contained entirely within the Northern and Western Hemispheres.
  3. It is bordered by three of the world’s largest oceans – the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic.
  4. It is home to two of the world’s largest tectonic plates, which frequently collide along the west coast, causing earthquakes in Mexico, California and Alaska.
  5. North America’s lowest point is Death Valley. It receives less than a cupful of rainfall per year and it is also the continent’s driest region.
  6. The world’s longest coastline is in Canada, at 202,080 square kilometers.
  7. The continent encompasses 23 sovereign countries and 25 dependent territories.
  8. It is the only continent that has all climatic types: savanna and tropical rainforest in Central America, tundra in Canada and Alaska, permanent ice cap in Greenland.
  9. Mexico City, with a population of over 21 million, is the most populous city on the continent, followed by New York City, with a population of 20 million.
  10. North America’s most dominant languages are Spanish, French, and English.