North America is the third largest continent, only Asia and Africa being larger. It lies completely within the Northern Hemisphere and is the northern part of the American landmass. North America is bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the North, the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west and the south. The Caribbean Sea with a lot of small island states lies in the southeast.
|Area||24,709,000 km² / 9,540,000 sq mi|
|Pop. Density||23/km² (59/sq mi)|
|Num. of Countries||23|
|Time Zones||UTC-10 – UTC|