Where In North America Am I?

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Stella Alexander

6 Min Quiz

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Located in the western hemisphere, North America has a variety of freezing and tropical locations. From northern Canada to the beaches of Bermuda, can you figure out where in North America these places are located?

There are a total of seven continents in the world, six of which are habitable. While four of them can be found in the eastern hemisphere, North and South America can be found in the west. North America has a large span, from its tips of Greenland near the North Pole to its lowest points in Panama near the equator. 

This large vertical span of North America comes with 23 countries found in the mainland region, in Central America, and in the Caribbean. With a few key hints, could you figure out where in North America you'd be?

If we stated that you were in the largest city in North America, would you know whether you'd be in Mexico City or New York City? If we told you that you had to travel to this country for the origins of Reggae music, do you know on which island you'd be relaxing?

North America is the third-largest continent, with more than 20 countries, countless cities, and more than half a billion people. With a few hints and clues, could you name where you are in North America?

There's only one way to find out! Strap on that seat belt and let's travel around North America with this quiz!

You'd travel to my city in Canada to see the 1,800 foot tall CN Tower. Where in North America am I?

Toronto is the capital city of the Canadian province, Ontario. It is known for its large tourist attraction, the CN Tower. It is the largest city in Canada with more than 2.7 million people.

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You might travel to my city in the United States commonwealth, Puerto Rico, to catch a look at the old and new areas. Where in North America am I?

San Juan is the largest city and the capital city of Puerto Rico. It is known for its rich culture and was named after John the Baptist.

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With a name similar to another country, you might travel to my country known as "The Nature Island" of the Caribbean. Where in North America am I?

Dominica is an island in the Caribbean that has been nicknamed "The Nature Island." One of the countries with the smallest population, Dominica has 73,000 inhabitants.

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To visit my country, you'd have to come to my two-island nation in the West Indies. Where in North America am I?

Saint Kitts and Nevis is an island country found in the West Indies. Made up of two separate islands, the country has only just over 54,000 inhabitants. Its capital is Basseterre.

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Found on the island of Hispaniola, my country makes up the left, French-speaking area. Where in North America am I?

Haiti is a country located in the Caribbean. Found on the island of Hispaniola, the country shares its border with the Dominican Republic. Haiti has a population of just under 11 million and its capital is Port-au-Prince.

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The second-largest country in the world, you'd travel here for the origins of hockey. Where in North America am I?

Canada is the second-largest country in the world after Russia. Its natives mostly speak English and French (in Quebec), and its capital is Ottawa.

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Found in the North Atlantic Ocean, my country is the largest island on Earth. Where in North America am I?

Greenland is an island found in the North Atlantic Ocean. Although it is quite large, the population of Greenland is only just over 56,000 people. Greenland's capital is Nuuk.

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You'd have to travel to my country just below the Rio Grande if you want a sip of our tequila. Where in North America am I?

Mexico is found on mainland North America just below the United States and the Rio Grande. The country is made up of 31 states and its capital is Mexico City. One of the most populous countries, Mexico has a population of more than 123 million.

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Often called the "City of Angels," my city is known for being the home of Hollywood. Where in North America am I?

Los Angeles is a the second-largest city in the United States with a population of more than 3.7 million people. The city is known for areas such as Hollywood, Bel-Air, and Venice.

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The third-largest and the third most populous country, I am known as the "Land of Opportunities." Where in North America am I?

The United States is the third-largest and most populous country in the world with more than 329 million people. The U.S. is known as the world's most dominant economic power. It's capital is Washington, D.C.

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The most populous city in all of Central America, my great city is named after my country. Where in North America am I?

Guatemala City is the capital city of the Central American country, Guatemala. Not only is it the largest city in the country, it is also the largest city in Central America with just under 3 million people.

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In my Cuban capital city, you'd probably find my natives dancing the salsa or the rumba. Where in North America am I?

Havana is the capital city and largest city in Cuba with more than 2 million people. The city is the country's economic and commercial hub.

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While my name might be long, my small island country is found in the Lesser Antilles of the Caribbean. Where in North America am I?

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a small island country located in the Caribbean. Its capital is Kingstown and its population is just under 110,000.

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In Mexico, my city is the capital is​ Jalisco, the state known for mariachi and tequila. Where in North America am I?

Guadalajara is a city in Mexico and is the capital of Mexican state, Jalisco. Guadalajara is one of the largest cities in the country with just under 1.5 million people.

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You'd have to fly to my duo-named island country for the birthplace of the limbo and calypso music. Where in North America am I?

Trinidad and Tobago is an island country located just off the border of South America. Known for its rich culture and music, the island has just over 1.3 million inhabitants. Its capital is Port of Spain.

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In order to visit the "Land of Lakes and Volcanoes," you'd have to travel to my country which is the largest in Central America. Where in North America am I?

Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America and has a population of more than 6 million people. The country has many active volcanoes and its capital is Managua.

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Found in the Caribbean, my country is a "constituent country" of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Where in North America am I?

Aruba is a country found in the Caribbean that is actually a "constituent country" of the Netherlands. This is why one of its official languages is Dutch. The country has a population of just over 106,000 and its capital is Oranjestad.

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Found in Central America, my country's capital is Tegucigalpa. Where in North America am I?

Honduras is a country found in Central America. With just over 9 million residents, the country's capital is Tegucigalpa and its official language is Spanish.

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Found in the eastern Caribbean Sea, my country's capital is Castries. Where in North America am I?

Saint Lucia is an island country found in the eastern Caribbean Sea near the shores of South America. The country has just over 178,000 inhabitants and its capital is Castries.

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The largest city in the United States, my fashion capital is also known for Times Square, Broadway, and the Statue of Liberty. Where in North America am I?

New York City is the largest city in the United States with more than 8 million people. It is made up of five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island.

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You might travel to my island country to visit Atlantis. Where in North America am I?

The Bahamas is a popular island destination in the Caribbean. The country has just under 400,000 inhabitants and its capital is Nassau.

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My country is found just at the bottom of North America, sharing a border with South American country, Colombia. Where in North America am I?

Panama is a country in Central America. Lying at the tip of mainland North America, this country shares a border with South America. The country is also known for the Panama Canal, an artificial strip of water that connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

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Named the happiest country in the world by National Geographic in November 2017, my Central American natives like to say "Pura Vida!" Where in North America am I?

In November 2017, National Geographic named Costa Rica the happiest country in the world. Found in Central America, the country has just over 4.8 million people and its capital is San Jose. Costa Ricans like to use the motto, "Pura Vida," which means "Pure life."

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The second-largest French-speaking city in the world, my city is found in Canada's largest province, Quebec. Where in North America am I?

Montreal is the second-largest French speaking city in the world after Paris. The city is the largest in Quebec and the second-largest in Canada with a population of more than 1.7 million people.

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I am known as "The Windy City," where you might enjoy a deep dish pizza in front of the Sears Tower. Where in North America am I?

Chicago is a major city in the United States. It is located in the state of Illinois. Chicago has more than 2.6 million people. Its major landmarks include the Sears Tower and Cloud Gate.

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My two-island country can be found in the Eastern Caribbean Sea. Where in North America am I?

Antigua and Barbuda is a two-island country located in the eastern Caribbean Sea. A very small country, Antigua and Barbuda have a population of just over 100,000. Its capital is St. John's.

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A country in Central America, you'd have to visit me to visit the Blue Hole, the world's most popular sinkhole. Where in North America am I?

Belize is a country found in Central America. With its capital of Belmopan and its population of just over 387,000, the country is best known for the Blue Hole, a popular tourist attraction that people from around the world visit to swim down the sink hole.

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You'd have to visit my Central American country to be in the "land of volcanoes." Where in North America am I?

El Salvador is a Central American country. Known as the "land of volcanoes," it is one of the leaders of geothermal activity. The country has a population of just over 6.3 million and its capital is San Salvador.

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I am in Central America, border Mexico and have the largest city in the region. Where in North America am I?

Guatemala is a Central American country that shares a border with Mexico. Its capital is Guatemala City, the largest city in all of Central America. Guatemala has a population of more than 17 million people.

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A country in the Caribbean, I can be found on the eastern side of the island of Hispaniola. Where in North America am I?

The Dominican Republic is a country in the Caribbean. Found on the island of Hispaniola, it shares a border with Haiti. The Dominican Republic has just over 10.8 million inhabitants and its capital is Santo Domingo.

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Known as the "Island of Spice," you'd travel to my country for nutmeg.

Grenada is a country located in the Caribbean Sea. It is often called "Spice Isle" or the "Island of Spice" because the country is a major spice exporter. Grenada has a population of just over 107,000 and its capital is St. George's.

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You might travel to my Caribbean country for the birthplace of reggae music. Where in North America am I?

Jamaica is an island country that can be found in the Caribbean Sea. The island has just over 2.8 million residents and its capital is Kingston. It is also well-known for singer, Bob Marley and Olympian, Usain Bolt.

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My island country in the Caribbean is known as the "land of the flying fish." Where in North America am I?

Barbados is an island country that is found in the southeastern Caribbean Sea. The country has a population of just over 277,000 and its capital is Bridgetown. The country is also known for its star celebrity, Rihanna.

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While you might think its NYC, you'd have to travel to this city below the Rio Grande if you want to visit the most populous city in the continent. Where in North America am I?

Mexico City is the capital city of Mexico and the largest city in North America. The city has just under 9 million residents.

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Found in the United States, you'd have to travel here if you want to meet the president of the country. Where in North America am I?

Washington, D.C. is the capital city of the United States. Found between Maryland and Virginia, the city has close to 700,000 residents. The city is known for housing the buildings of the various branches of government. This is also where you'll find the White House, the home of the president.

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