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North America

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.

United States

United States of America
Being the powerful country in the whole world, no wonder that United States of America becomes the President of all presidents, the nation of all nations and the leader of all leaders. The world has been looking up to USA since then and still, it grows even more in all aspects of economy.

Cuisine
American cuisine is very similar with other western countries food. Wheat is the primary cereal grain. Traditional American cuisine uses native ingredients, such as turkey, venison, potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, squash, and maple syrup, which were consumed by Native Americans and early European settlers. Slow-cooked pork and beef barbecue, crab cakes, potato chips, and chocolate chip cookies are typically American foods.

Sports
Baseball has been regarded as the national sport since the late 19th century, while American football is now by several measures the most popular spectator sport. Basketball and ice hockey are the country's next two leading professional team sports.

Education
American public education is operated by state and local governments, regulated by the United States Department of Education through restrictions on federal grants. Children are required in most states to attend school from the age of six or seven until they turn eighteen. Some states allow students to leave school at sixteen or seventeen.

Language
English is the language used in USA but somehow, it is not declared as the official language of the country. In 2010, about 230 million, or 80% of the population aged five years and older, spoke only English at home. Spanish, spoken by 12% of the population at home, is the second most common language and the most widely taught second language.

 
Tourist Spots

Times Square, New York City, N.Y
Times Square, the most bustling square of New York, is known for its many Broadway theatres, cinemas and super signs. Times Square has all sorts of fun, exciting and informative tours to explore other parts of the city. You can Choose from walking, bike, bus, food, limo, TV, landmark, ethnic or water tours.

The Las Vegas Strip, Nevada
Las Vegas is the most popular tourist destination in the state of Nevada, the seat of Clark County, and an internationally renowned major resort city for gambling, shopping, and entertainment. It is home to such resorts as Treasure Island Hotel and other great attractions.
Enticing over 31 million visitors,about 80 percent of the city’s total (39.2 million) visitors, a year with its million-gigawatt smile and globetrotting attractions, Las Vegas Strip is more than glitz and gambling. – [Source: National Scenic Byways Program]

Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston, MA
Faneuil Hall Marketplace, one of the most popular tourist destinations, which gets 20 million visitors, encompasses four historic places in one location. There are more than 100 places to eat, shop and drink at this historic site.

Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, Lake Buena Vista, FL
How the Magic Kingdom has handled to maintain its charm and appeal over the years is a lesson in simplicity. It has stayed true to its original vision, a place where families could gather in a clean and safe environment to enjoy the time they spend together.

Disneyland Park, Anaheim, CA
Walt Disney’s original theme park features eight themed lands with classic Disney characters, favorite attractions, live entertainment, and parades. Currently the park has been visited by more than 515 million guests since it opened, including presidents, royalty and other heads of state.

Fisherman’s Wharf/Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco, CA
The Golden Gate National Recreation Area, one of the top tourist destinations, which includes the famous orange bridge along with numerous other spaces throughout the Bay Area, draws 14.3 million visitors annually.

Niagara Falls, N.Y.
The Falls, which straddle the U.S.-Canadian border, have been a tourist spot since the mid-19th century. With statistics from the Niagara Falls Tourism Bureau and Niagara Falls Brige Commission, visitors are approximated at 12 million a year.

Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
Opened in 1916, this Chicago landmark on the shore of Lake Michigan has served as a campus and military training facility.

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Ariz./Nev.
Thirty miles southeast of Las Vegas lies the U.S.’s largest man-made lake and reservoir, a recreational mecca for boaters, swimmers, fishermen and naturalists attracts 7.6 million.
Lake Mead flooded a large area of desert, covering many canyons, several small villages and relics of ancient settlements.

Universal Studios Hollywood
Universal Studios is a movie studio and theme park in the unincorporated Universal Citycommunity of Los Angeles County, California, United States. It is one of the oldest and most famous Hollywood movie studios still in use.

San Antonio River Walk, Texas
The Riverwalk is one of the most popular tourist destinations in all of Texas and the greater San Antonio area has a world of fun and exciting things to do and see. It is a network of walkways around the San Antonio River, linking several major attractions one story beneath downtown San Antonio, Texas. Lined by bars, shops and restaurants.

Temple Square, Salt Lake City, UT
Temple Square is the most popular tourist attraction in the state with five million annual visitors. This ten-acre block located in the middle of downtown Salt Lake City is Utah’s number one tourist attraction.

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Penn./N.J.
Is a beautiful part of the Appalachian Mountains with all kinds of outdoor recreation available. This park preserves 40 miles of the middle Delaware River. River-focused recreation is what draws nearly five million tourists to this Appalachian-ridge park on the border of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Metropolitan Museum, New York, N.Y.
It has a permanent collection containing more than two million works of art, divided into nineteen curatorial departments. The museum is also home to encyclopedic collections of musical instruments, costumes and accessories, and antique weapons and armor from around the world.

Waikiki Beach, Oahu, Hawaii
Waikiki Beach is a legendary tourist zone on the south shore of Oahu in Hawaii. This iconic Hawaiian tourist destination, on the edge of the Honolulu neighborhood that shares is name, offers splendid views of the volcanic cone.

Grand Canyon, AZ
The canyon is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the USA and possibly in the world. It is largely contained within the Grand Canyon National Park one of the first national parks in the United States.

Busch Gardens Africa, Tampa Bay, FL
Busch Gardens is the ultimate family adventure park offering a collection of attractive tourist attractions based on exotic encounters with the African continent.

Cape Cod National Seashore, MA
Cape Cod National Seashore is made up of a number of beautiful beaches. It is a land of parabolic sand dunes, 19th-century lighthouses, shipwrecks, pilgrims, and piping plovers. Sightseeing, trail and beach walking, swimming, historic building tours, fishing, and bicycling are all key activities that can be enjoyed here.

SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego, CA
SeaWorld San Diego is one of the world’s premier marine adventure parks with 200 acres of world-class shows, thrilling rides and unforgettable animal encounters. More than 4 million visitors explore the mysteries of the sea every year, with up-close animal interactions and exhilarating thrills.

American Museum of Natural History, NY
American Museum of Natural History, which attracts 4 million visitors, has been one of the world’s preeminent science and research institutions, renowned for its collections and exhibitions that illuminate millions of years of the earth’s evolution, from the birth of the planet through the present day.

Atlantic City Boardwalk, New Jersey
The Boardwalk goes along the beach for four miles, skirting past casinos, hotels and shops, and connects with the Garden Pier, home to the Atlantic City Historical Museum and the Atlantic City Art Center.