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North America Facts

  • Namesake: Americo Vespucci, the Italian explorer
  • Major Languages: English, French and Spanish
  • Population: 528,720,588 (2012 est)
    It's the fourth most populous continent, after Asia, Africa, and Europe
  • Population Density: 22.9 km2 (59.3 sq mi)

North America Country Populations:

(23 countries - 2010 estimates)

  • United States: 309,975,000
  • Mexico: 108,396,211
  • Canada: 34,207,000
  • Guatemala: 14,377,000
  • Cuba: 11,204,000
  • Dominican Republic: 10,225,000
  • Haiti: 10,188,000
  • Honduras: 7,616,000
  • El Salvador: 6,194,000
  • Nicaragua: 5,822,000
  • Costa Rica: 4,640,000
  • Panama: 3,322,576
  • Jamaica: 2,730,000
  • Trinidad & Tobago: 1,344,000
  • Bahamas: 346,000
  • Belize: 322,100
  • Barbados: 257,000
  • Saint Lucia: 174,000
  • St. Vincent & the Grenadines:109,000
  • Grenada: 104,000
  • Antigua & Barbuda: 89,000
  • Dominica: 67,000
  • Saint Kitts & Nevis: 38,960

All Country Populations

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This page was last updated on September 19, 2016.