Continents / North America

North America is a continent that spans about 24 709 000 km² (9,540,000 square miles), encompassing various countries and territories. It constitutes approximately 4.8% of the Earth’s surface, making it the third-largest continent.

Home to over 579 million people, North America is the fourth most populous continent, following Asia, Africa and Europe. In 2020, it accounted for approximately 7.5% of the world’s population.