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What Continent is America in? In which continent America is Located?

What Continent America is
North America Map

IN WHICH CONTINENT AMERICA IS LOCATED

America is also known as United States or United States of America and abbreviated as US or USA. America is located in the continent of North America. There are 23 countries in North America Continent. Also this continent have 9 dependent territories.

NORTH AMERICA CONTINENT ON THE MAP

What Continent America is
North America Map

LIST OF COUNTRIES OF NORTH AMERICA CONTINENT

  1. Antigua and Barbuda
  2. Bahamas
  3. Barbados
  4. Belize
  5. Canada
  6. Costa Rica
  7. Cuba
  8. Dominica
  9. Dominican Republic
  10. El Salvador
  11. Grenada
  12. Guatemala
  13. Haiti
  14. Honduras
  15. Jamaica
  16. Mexico
  17. Nicaragua
  18. Panama
  19. Saint Kitts and Nevis
  20. Saint Lucia
  21. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  22. Trinidad and Tobago
  23. United States of America (USA)
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BASIC INFORMATION ABOUT AMERICA

America is the unity of 50 states and the fourth largest country (after Russia, Canada and China) in the world in area and third largest in population in the world. America is bounded by Canada in north, Atlantic Ocean in east, Gulf of Mexico and Mexico in south and Pacific Ocean in west. The capital of America is Washington which is also known as Washington D.C. (District of Columbia) created in 1790.

FORM OF GOVERNMENT OF AMERICA

The form of government in America is republic with two legislative houses first one is known as Senate with 100 members and the second one is called the House of Representatives with 435 members. The president is called as the Head of the State which is elected by indirect polling.

MONETARY UNIT OF AMERICA

Dollar (U.S.$) is the currency of America and it is the largest trading currency in the world.

1 US dollar equals 0.911 Euro (Approx)

POPULATION OF AMERICA

In 2010 the population of America was 308,745,538 which increased up to 328,523,000 in 2018 and population projection in 2010 is approximately 358,633,000.

AREA – AMERICA

 The total area of America is 3,677,649 (SQ MI) or 9,525,067 (SQ KM).

DENSITY

The density of population per mile of America in 2018 was 93 persons per mile or 35.9 persons per SQ KM.

URBAN-RURAL POPULATION PERCENTAGE IN AMERICA

Urban: (2018) 82.3%

Rural: (2018) 17.7%

LIFE EXPECTANCY AT BIRTH

Male: (2016) 76.1 years

Female: (2016) 81.1 years

LITERACY: PERCENTAGE OF POPULATION AGE 15 AND OVER LITERATE

Male: (2000–2004) 95.7%

Female: (2000–2004) 95.3%

Gross Net Income (U.S.$ ’000,000)

(2017) 18,980,259

Gross Net Income PER CAPITA (U.S.$)

(2017) 58,270

Top literary works by Americans

“A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” by Betty Smith

“The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain

“Atlas Shrugged” by Ayn Rand

“The Awakening” by Kate Chopin

“The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson” by Emily Dickinson

“The Color Purple” by Alice Walker

“The Crucible” by Arthur Miller

“Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury

“The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales” by Edgar Allan Poe

“The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck 

“The House of Mirth” by Edith Wharton

“How the Other Half Lives” by Jacob Riis

“I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou

“Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl” by Harriet Jacobs

“Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison

“The Jungle” by Upton Sinclair

“Leaves of Grass” by Walt Whitman

“Maggie: A Girl of the Streets” by Stephen Crane

“On the Road” by Jack Kerouac

“The Portrait of a Lady” by Henry James

“The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien

“Their Eyes Were Watching God” by Zora Neale Hurston

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