Check everything about the continent of North America with the help of some North America Physical Map. A physical map is an elaborate depiction of the geographic features of a region or country or continent. In this kind of maps, all the natural features like water bodies, mountains, forests, deserts, plateaus, etc. are marked in different colors, so the readers can easily identify them without using any detailed documents related to this region, or country or continent. These maps are very useful documents for the school students as well as for the researchers.
North America Physical Map
North America is a continent located in the north-western hemisphere of the world and according to the earth’s land area covered, it is the third largest continent in the world. The continent covers an area of about 24,709,000 square kilometers which is approximately 16.5% of the world’s land area and 4.8% of the earth’s surface area. It is the fourth most populous continent after Asia, Europe, and Africa with a population of 579,024,000. The continent comprises 23 sovereign states and nine dependent territories. Canada is the largest country in North America and in terms of area covered it is considered as the world’s second-largest country.
The names of other countries of this continent are the United States of America, Antigua and Barbuda, Republic of Costa Rica, Barbados, Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Belize, Republic of El Salvador, Republic of Cuba, Dominican Republic, Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Republic of Guatemala, Republic of Panama, Republic of Haiti, Republic of Nicaragua, Republic of Honduras, United Mexican States, Jamaica, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, and the Grenadines.
In this section, the mentioned map shows the detailed topographical features of North America. As we all know the continent is divided into five physical regions these are Canadian Shield, the Caribbean, the mountain range on the western side, the Great Plains, and the Atlantic-Gulf Coastal Plains. Follow the map very carefully to understand the regions and you can download it also using the link mentioned below.
Printable North America Physical Map
This is a physical map of North America with a detailed outline. All the borders are properly marked in this map. We can clearly see that the continent is surrounded by the Arctic Ocean from the north side, the Atlantic from the east side and Pacific Ocean from the south west side. Two major continents Asia and Europe are located at the north west and north-east side of North America respectively. Moreover, all the countries are also properly labeled in this map.
Physical Map of North America
We have previously said that the continent has many regions and subregions. All of these are divided on the basis of cultural, economical, and geographical variations. Linguistically and culturally, this continent is divided into two categories, i.e. Anglo-America and Latin America.
Moreover, economically developed and major urban cities of that continent are New York City, Mexico City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Toronto, San Francisco Bay Area, Houston, Miami, etc. All of these are properly labeled on this map. Use this map to enhance your knowledge about the continent, of North America.
Labeled Physical Map of North America
A detailed physical map of North America is perfect to study all the geographic features of the continent such as rivers, mountains, seas, oceans, snow-covered areas, various landforms, the Grand Canyon of Colorado, etc.
Take a printout of our high-quality, colorful, digitally labeled map of North America with countries marked on it. The free printable templates are available in this section.