Fun Facts about North America

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Country with the highest and lowest points in North America.

United States of America

Highest elevation in North America

Mt. McKinley in Alaska, USA - 24 miles above seal level

Lowest point in North America, and also the hottest

Death Valley, Mojave Desert, California, USA - 282 feet below sea level - reaches 134 degrees

Coldest place in North America

Greenland - it can get to -87 degrees

Longest river in North America

The Mississippi

World's shortest river

The Roe, near Great Falls, Montana, USA

World's largest theme park

Disney World, Orlando, Florida

Contains the fastest growing population in the world

Central America's population has more than tripled in 100 years.

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