For the vast majority of Americans, America is a continent and not a country, discounting the United states, in general Americans do not recognize «America» as a country, USA is simply another country in the American continent. For most americans the United States has kidnapped the name of the continent.
The official name of E.U. is: United States of America, do not put all that name only use «America», like Mexicans do, whose official name is the United Mexican States, which only use Mexico to shorten the official name of the country, similar case of the previously called the United States of Venezuela, which is now the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, which only use Venezuela, to shorten the official name of its country
America is a continent not a country.
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It is the second largest land mass on the planet, with an area of 42,262,142 km2.
Until the last decades of the twentieth century, the theory of late bending predominated, believing that the human being arrived on this continent about twelve or fourteen thousand years ago, through the Bering Strait. However, more recent research supports a much earlier early settlement, and other alternative routes to Beringia.
Currently, it has a population of about 900 million inhabitants. Its great extension makes it have all types of climates.
The main countries that make up the continent, Mexico, the United States and Canada, are oil producers.
Due to the great cultural differences, we have a division of the continent in North America, Central America and South America.