America: a continent or a country?
- JackolanternLv 71 month ago
America is a continent which has 3 countries. North America, central America and South America. We, in the northern part, call ourselves Americans. I guess it's because we don't like to say 'Stations'.
- KrishnamurthyLv 71 month ago
The Americas (also collectively called America)
is a landmass comprising the totality of North and South America.
The Americas make up most of the land in Earth's Western Hemisphere
and comprise the New World.
- garryLv 61 month ago
its neither , its the americas , north and south parts , spanish migrated to the south and europeans to the north ..
- lenpol7Lv 71 month ago
There are two continents viz. North America and South Amerrica.
Each continent contains several sovereign nations(countries).
On the continent of North America is the country named United States of America(USA). The USA is often casually named as 'America'.
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- Bill-MLv 71 month ago
North America - Continent
South America - Continent
United States of America = Country.
Central America - Several Countries and part of North America Continent.
- billrussell42Lv 71 month ago
North America is a continent, as is South America.
The term "Americas" applies to both continents.
United States of America is a country, sometimes abbreviated as America, or United States, or US.
"America" is a collective land mass consisting ofNorth America and South America.
- GA41Lv 71 month ago
A continent. The USA is a country. There are several countries on the American continent.
- Anonymous1 month ago
A country. "America" can't be called a continent because there are two American continents: North America and South America. The name "America" by itself only ever refers to the country whose full name is the United States of America, not to any continent as it would be unclear which of the two continents with "America" in its name it would be referring to. That's why, in the vernacular, if one is going to "America," one is going to the United States of America, but if one is going to the "Americas," one is going to anywhere on the North American continent (which includes Central America), on the South American continent, or on any of the islands adjacent to or associated with those two continents (e.g., Brazil isn't in America; Brazil is in the Americas).
- ?Lv 41 month ago
- wobafettyLv 71 month ago
It's a scary thought that many Americans would think it was a country first. That average IQ is dropping, fast.