Central Region

North America consists of three large nations and one large island territory: Canada, United States of America, Mexico and Greenland.

With a surface area of 24,221,490km² (9,351,969 square miles), between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean and to the north of South America. North America’s highest point is Alaska’s Mount McKinley, which rises to 6,194m (20,320 ft) above sea level. There are also seven smaller nations at its southern extreme (collectively known as Central America), around two dozen island nations and territories of various sizes in the Caribbean, and one isolated French territory off the Canadian Atlantic coast.

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Bourdain Boom: Newfoundland’s Culinary Scene Under the Spotlight Since Visit

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Last fall, celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain took a tour of Newfoundland and Labrador’s distinct food landscape, from a moose hunting expedition to an Atlantic fishing trip, to a traditional coastal boil-up. Accompanied by local chefs like Jeremy Charles, one of the masterminds behind Water Street staple Raymonds, the “Parts Unknown” episode showcased Bourdain’s enthusiastic exploration of …

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