North America (Continent) (DC Comics)



North America is a continent wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere. It is also considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas. It is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, and to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea.
North America covers an area of about 24,709,000 square kilometers (9,540,000 square miles), about 4.8% of the planet's surface or about 16.5% of its land area. As of July 2008, its population was estimated at nearly 529 million people across 23 independent states. North America is the third-largest continent in area, following Asia and Africa, and the fourth in population after Asia, Africa, and Europe.

Publication information

Publisher: DC Comics
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In story information

Official Name: North America
Phonetic: nɔ́rθ əmɛ́rəkə
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Type: Continent
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Location Details

Universe: New Earth, Real World
Galaxy: Milky Way
Star System: Sol
Planet: Earth

Characteristics

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9,540,000 sq mi

Population

528,720,588

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