North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere. It is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
Area:24.71 million km2
The first permanent English settlement: Jamestown
North America is the third largest continent in the world, ranking just below Asia and Africa [ which are the first and second largest continents in the world] North America covers an area of 24.71 square kilometres 0r 9.54 million square miles. North America also haves 23 countries such as, America, Canada, Jamaica and Cuba.