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Travelling to Northern America. The Free Encyclopedia about Northern America

Northern America is a part of North America and consists of the following regions: United States Of America, Greenland, Bermuda, Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon.
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Northern America
Northern America (orthographic projection).svg
Area 21,780,142 km (8,409,360 sq mi)
Population 358,593,810 (2016 est.)
Population density 16.5/km
GDP (nominal) $22.2 trillion
(2018 est.)
Languages English, French, Spanish, Danish, Greenlandic, and various recognized regional languages
Time zones UTC (Danmarkshavn, Greenland) to
UTC -10:00 (west Aleutians)
Largest cities
UN M49 code 021 – Northern America
003North America
019 – Americas

Northern America is the northernmost region of North America. The boundaries may be drawn slightly differently. In one definition, it lies directly north of Middle America (Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America). Northern America's land frontier with the rest of North America then coincides with the Mexico–United States border. Geopolitically, according to the United Nations' scheme of geographic regions and subregions, Northern America consists of Bermuda, Canada, Greenland, Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, and the United States of America (excluding Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands and other minor US territories).


Maps using the term Northern America date back to 1755, when the region was occupied by France, Great Britain, and Spain. The Solemn Act of the Declaration of Independence of Northern America in 1813 applied to Mexico.Today, Northern America includes the Canada–US dyad, developed countries that exhibit very high Human Development Indexes and intense economic integration while sharing many socioeconomic characteristics.

The World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions has "Northern America" as the seventh of its nine "botanical continents". Its definition differs from the usual political one: Mexico is included, Bermuda is excluded (being placed in the Caribbean region), Hawaii is excluded (being placed in the Pacific botanical continent) and all of the Aleutian Islands, Russian as well as American, are included.

Countries and dependent territories

Country or territory Area
Population density
(per km²)
 Bermuda 53.2 61,666 1,275 Hamilton
 Canada 9,984,670 36,289,822 3.4 Ottawa
 Greenland 2,166,086 56,412 0.026 Nuuk
 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 242 6,305 25 Saint-Pierre
 United States 9,826,675 322,179,605 32.7 Washington, D.C.


Year Population of
Northern America
Canada population,
% of Northern America
U.S. population,
% of Northern America
1950 171,615,000 13,737,000 8.0% 157,813,000 92.0%
1960 204,167,000 +19.0% 17,909,000 8.8% 186,177,000 91.2%
1970 231,029,000 +13.2% 21,439,000 9.3% 209,486,000 90.7%
1980 254,217,000 +10.0% 24,516,000 9.6% 229,588,000 90.3%
1990 280,633,000 +10.4% 27,662,000 9.9% 252,848,000 90.1%
2000 313,724,000 +11.8% 30,702,000 9.8% 282,896,000 90.2%
2010 344,129,000 +9.7% 34,126,000 9.9% 309,876,000 90.0%
2015 357,838,000 +4.0% 35,940,000 10.0% 321,774,000 89.9%

See also

  • Central America
  • Middle America
  • Americas (terminology)
  • Anglo-America
  • The Nine Nations of North America

External links

  • Canada and the United States, by Stephen Azzi and J.L. Granatstein
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