Etiquette in North America

North America, an area of approximately 9,540,000 square miles, is located wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere.  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, it also includes the many nations of the Caribbean Sea. An estimated 529 million people in 23 independent nations and 20 territories are located here, including: