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Encyclopedia > Northern America
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Northern America is a name for the parts of North America besides Mexico when Mexico is considered as Latin America. It is more of a cultural-based term than geographically correct one. World map showing location of North America A satellite composite image of North America North America is the third largest continent in area and in population after Eurasia and Africa. ... The United Mexican States or Mexico ( Spanish: Estados Unidos Mexicanos or México; regarding the use of the variant spelling Méjico, see section The name below) is a country located in North America, bordered to the north by the United States of America, to the southeast by Guatemala and Belize, to... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ...


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Northern America (subregion) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (250 words)
Northern America is a subregion of the Americas, defined by the UN geoscheme to exclude Mexico and the Caribbean.
Northern America includes the Canada-U.S. dyad, developed countries that exhibit very high human development and share many socioeconomic characteristics.
Relatedly, the UN subregion of Central America includes Mexico – a newly industrialised country – and other mainland North American states north of South America (including Panama); this contrasts with other reckonings of Central America which often exclude Mexico geopolitically.
Americas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1983 words)
The Americas are the lands of the New World or Western hemisphere consisting of the continents of North America and South America with their associated islands and regions.
In many parts of the world, America in the singular is commonly used as a colloquial name for the United States of America; however, (the) Americas (plural with s and generally with the definite article) is not and is invariably used to refer to the lands and regions of the Western hemisphere.
Latin America is typically contrasted with Anglo-America where English, a Germanic language, prevails: namely, Canada and the United States (in Northern America) have predominantly British roots and are quite different in terms of linguistical, cultural, and economic situation from other countries in the America.
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