North America and Central America Adrianna Harrison, Brynna Diaz, KarliDeHaven
Countries • United States • Canada • Mexico • Belize • Costa Rica • El Salvador • Guatemala • Honduras • Nicaragua • Panama There are ten countries North and Central America. They are:
Major Cities Washington D.C. Mexico City Ottawa Los Angeles Panama City
Land Area and Population • The total area of North and Central America is 9,742,233 sq. miles. The total population is 529,223,780.
Climates The climates in North and Central America vary greatly. The climate can go from tropical rainforest in central America to tundra climates in Canada.
Landforms Rocky Mountains Appalachian Mountains Ozark Plateau Everglades Canadian Shield
Water Pacific Ocean Gulf of Mexico Lake Nicaragua Lake Izabal Gulf of Alaska
Agriculture Corn/Maize Soybeans • Hay • Wheat Cotton Bananas Potatoes
Natural Resources Water Wood/Timber Wildlife Iron Ore Fish Oil
UNESCO Heritage Sites • Cultural • Statue of Liberty: Located at the entrance to the New York Harbour. This was a gift from France to celebrate America’s 100 years of Independence. It is considered a great work of both art & engineering. • Natural • Mammoth Cave Natural Park: Located in KY, this is the longest & most extensive cave system in the world. Declared a National Park in 1941 & a Heritage Site in 1981.
Did You Know?? Recycled school buses are the main mode of transportation in Central America People in North America spend almost half a billion dollars in chewing gum every year