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North America consists of 23 wholly independent countries, which include the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central American countries and Caribbean island countries. North America's southern border is where Panama meets Colombia, and water borders everywhere else. Spec...

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There are 23 countries in North America. They are the United States, Canada, Mexico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, El Salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Haiti, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, San Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda...

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The largest country by area in North America is Canada. By population, Canada is only the third largest, trailing both Mexico and the United States.

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America is not a country, but rather a generally accepted colloquialism that can refer to the United States of America. However, it is technically incorrect to use the term "America" to refer to the country, as the geographic area known as "the Americas" is correctly at...

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There are 12 countries and three major territories in South America. The countries include Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana and Suriname. The three major territories include French Guiana, the Falkland Isla...

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Of the 50 states of the United States, 49 are located in the North American continent. Hawaii, the 50th and most recent state to join the union, is the only state that is not part of North America.

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Many people think Christopher Columbus discovered North America in 1492. However, archaeological evidence surfaced in 1960 that proved that the Vikings, specifically an explorer named Leif Eriksson, discovered North America nearly 500 years prior, in 1,000 A.D.