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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about North America.
See also changes related to North America, or pages that link to North America or to this page or whose text contains "North America".


Large countries

  • Canada [r]: The world's second-largest country by total area, occupying most of northern North America; officially a bilingual nation, in English and French (population approx. 27 million). [e]
  • United States of America [r]: a large nation in middle North America with a republic of fifty semi-independent states, a nation since 1776. [e]
  • Mexico [r]: A country in North America, bordering the United States of America on the north and Guatemala and Belize on the south. [e]

Smaller countries

  • Antigua and Barbuda [r]: Independent nation in the Caribbean and part of the Commonwealth of Nations. [e]
  • Bahamas [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Barbados [r]: Island east of the Caribbean, an independent state within the British Commonwealth, whose principal source of income is tourism. [e]
  • Belize [r]: Country (formerly known as British Honduras) located in Central America, bordering Mexico to the north and Guatemala to the west and south, whose capital city is Belmopan. [e]
  • Costa Rica [r]: Democratic third world nation located south of Nicaragua, north of Panama, east of the Pacific Ocean and west of the Caribbean Sea. [e]
  • Cuba [r]: a Communist state made up of a number of islands in the Caribbean. [e]
  • Dominica [r]: Commonwealth island republic, in the Lesser Antilles region of the Caribbean Sea, formerly a British Crown Colony. [e]
  • Dominican Republic [r]: Republic on the eastern-side of the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean Sea, part of the Greater Antilles. [e]
  • El Salvador [r]: Republic in Central America, one of the smallest but most densely populated in the region. [e]
  • Grenada [r]: Island country consisting of the island of Grenada and six islets at the southern end of the Grenadines in the south-eastern Caribbean Sea. [e]
  • Guatemala [r]: Country in Central America that shares borders with Mexico to the north and west, Belize to the east, and Honduras and El Salvador to the south. [e]

  • Haiti [r]: Caribbean country, capital Port-au-Prince, covering the western part of the island of Hispaniola; population about 10,000,000. [e]
  • Honduras [r]: Central American republic (capital Tegucigalpa) with an economy built on agriculture and peoples of mixed European and Amerindian descent; has the world's highest murder rate and high levels of poverty (population about 8.5 million). [e]
  • Jamaica [r]: Caribbean island nation that became independent in 1962; formerly part of the British Empire and built on the slave trade (population about 2.8 million). [e]
  • Nicaragua [r]: Country of Latin America, formerly a British colony. [e]
  • Panama [r]: Republic in Central America, bounded by Colombia to the east, Costa Rica to the west, the Caribbean Sea to the north, and the Pacific Ocean to the south. [e]
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis [r]: Sovereign federated state located in the Lesser Antilles in the east Caribbean, comprising the islands of Saint Kitts (Saint Christopher) and the smaller Nevis. [e]
  • Saint Lucia [r]: Sovereign federated state located in the Lesser Antilles in the east Caribbean, and the second largest island in the Windward Islands group. [e]
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [r]: Sovereign federated state located in the Lesser Antilles in the east Caribbean, consisting of the island of Saint Vincent and a chain of smaller islands within the Windward Islands group called the Grenadines. [e]
  • Trinidad and Tobago [r]: Republic located at the southern end of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean Sea, along the north coast of South America. [e]