What are the main regions in North America?
What are the main regions in North America, Caribbean and Central America?
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North America is situated in the Earth's northern hemisphere and in the western hemisphere. It is bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the southeast by the Caribbean Sea, and on the west by the North Pacific Ocean. South America lies to the southeast of the continent.: Canada, United States, and Mexico http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_america
The islands of the Caribbean are sorted into three main island groups, The Bahamas, the Greater Antilles and the Lesser Antilles. The Greater Antilles consists of Cuba, Jamaica, the island of Hispaniola (composed of Haiti on the west side and the Dominican Republic on the east side) and Puerto Rico. The Lesser Antilles consists of all the other islands in the Caribbean that are not a part of the Bahamas, the Greater Antilles or an island belonging to a continental nation. The Lesser Antilles are further grouped into the Windward and Leeward Islands.
The Leeward Islands are the northern portion of the Lesser Antilles and consist of The Virgin Islands, Anguilla, St. Martin, Saba (Netherlands Antilles), St. Eustatius (Netherlands Antilles), St. Barthélemy, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, Guadeloupe, and Dominica. The Windward Islands are the Southern portion of the Lesser Antilles and consist of Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, Barbados, and Trinidad and Tobago. http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Caribbea...
Connecting North and South America is a curving strip of land or isthmus that makes up the region of Central America. A bridge between Mexico and Colombia, Central America separates the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Its countries are Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. More than 40 million people live in the seven countries. http://www.globio.org/glossopedia/article.aspx?art...Source(s): cited