North America is a continent located in the Northern Hemisphere and the Western Hemisphere. It is bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Pacific Ocean to the west and south. The continent is also bordered by Europe and Asia to the east and south, respectively, across the Bering Strait.
North America has a total land area of about 24.71 million square kilometers (9.54 million square miles), and a population of about 558 million people as of 2021. The most populous country in North America is the United States with a population of around 331 million people, followed by Mexico with around 130 million, and Canada with around 37 million.
North America is known for its diverse geography, ranging from the frozen Arctic tundra in the north to the tropical rainforests in Central America and the Caribbean, and from the high mountains of western North America to the Great Plains and prairies of the central part of the continent.
The continent is home to many iconic landmarks and natural wonders, such as the Grand Canyon in the United States, the Niagara Falls between US and Canada, and the ancient ruins of the Maya and Aztec civilizations in Mexico and Central America.
North America is also known for its diverse cultures and society, influenced by the people and cultures of Europe, Africa, and Asia who have settled there over the centuries. The continent is home to many indigenous cultures that have existed for thousands of years. In recent years, many immigrants from around the world have come to North America, bringing their own cultures and traditions, making the continent more diverse than ever.
North America is one of the most economically developed regions in the world and is home to some of the largest and most powerful countries and companies. Its economy is characterized by high productivity and advanced technology, and have a wide range of natural resources and has been a leading center of international trade, industry and commerce.