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Names of the countries of North America in local languages

The geographical region of North America extends from Canada to Panama, and also includes Greenland and the islands in the Caribbean. However some definitions of North America consist of Canada, the USA and most of Mexico up to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, while the region to the south is known as Central America, and the Caribbean is a separate region. Geographically Greenland is part of North America, but politically it's a self-governing part of Denmark.

For more information and maps, see:

North America

English name Short local name Full local name Translation
Canada Canada
ᑲᓇᑕ (Kanata) - Inuktitut
Greenland Grønland
Kalaallit Nunaat
  Self-Governing Territory
of Greenland
Mexico México
Anahuac, Mexihco
Estados Unidos Mexicanos United Mexican States
ᎠᎺᎢ (amei)
United States of America
Wááshindoon Bikéyah Ałhidadiidzooígíí (Navajo)
(uyvtlvi-amliga doyiditlv gaduhv) - Cherokee
ᑭᐦᒋ ᒨᐦᑯᒫᓇᐢᑭᕀ (kihci-môhkomânaskiy) - Cree
'Amelika-hui-pu-'ia (Hawai'ian)
Estados Unidos de América (Spanish)
États-Unis d'Amérique (French)
פֿאַראײניקטע שטאַטן פֿון אַמעריקע
(Far'eynikte Štatn fun Amerike) - Yiddish

Central America

Belize Belize    
Costa Rica Costa Rica República de Costa Rica Republic of Costa Rica
El Salvador El Salvador República de El Salvador Republic of El Salvador
Guatemala Guatemala República de Guatemala Republic of Guatemala
Honduras Honduras República de Honduras Republic of Honduras
Nicaragua Nicaragua República de Nicaragua Republic of Nicaragua
Panama Panamá República de Panamá Republic of Panama


Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda    
The Bahamas The Bahamas Commonwealth of The Bahamas  
Barbados Barbados    
Dominica Dominica Commonwealth of Dominica  
Dominican Republic República Dominicana Dominican Republic
Cuba Cuba República de Cuba Republic of Cuba
Grenada Grenada State of Grenada  
Haiti Haïti
République d'Haïti
Repiblik dAyiti
Republic of Haiti
Jamaica Jamaica    
Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia Saint Lucia    
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines  
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Republic of Trinidad and Tobago  

Other continents

Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, South America

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