Category Archives: North America

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Jamaica Population, Main Cities and Geography

Jamaica: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Around 3 million people live in Jamaica. Ethnic composition Most of the country’s residents are descendants of African slaves. Around 76% are black and around 15% are mulattos. In addition, there are small minorities of around 1.3% Indians and residents of European or Chinese origin. The… Read More »

Martinique Population, Main Cities and Geography

Martinique: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Martinique has around 375,000 residents. Ethnic composition Since numerous African slaves were deported to the island as a result of the colonization by France, the proportion of blacks and mixed race is 90% of the population. Whites are still in the minority at 5%. The Indian… Read More »

Mexico Population, Main Cities and Geography

Mexico: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Mexico has around 129 million people. Ethnic composition 75% mestizo, 15% indigenous peoples and 10% white (Caucasians) Among the descendants of the indigenous people, the Maya on Yucatán form the largest group ahead of the Nahua, Otomi, Zapotec and Miztecs. Religious affiliation 93% of the… Read More »

Montserrat Population, Main Cities and Geography

Montserrat: population and capital Population Population According to Countryaah website, Montserrat only has a little over 5,000 residents after the volcanic eruptions of 1995 and 1997. Ethnic composition Of the population on the island are: 93% black and mixed race, 3% white and 4% other ethnic groups Religious Affiliations Of the island’s population: 30% are… Read More »

Panama Population, Main Cities and Geography

Panama: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Panama has around 4.3 million people. Ethnic composition About 64% of the population are mestizos, blacks and mulattos make up about 14%, Caucasians are about 10% and Asians are about 4%. The rest is spread across different nations. Religious affiliation Almost all of the country’s… Read More »

Puerto Rico Population, Main Cities and Geography

Puerto Rico: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, approximately 3.2 million people live in Puerto Rico. Ethnic Composition Most Puerto Ricans have African ancestry. Nevertheless, around 80.5% are white (predominantly of Spanish origin), 8% are black, 0.4% Indians and 0.2% Asians. Religious affiliation About 85% of the country’s residents are Catholic, another 15%… Read More »

Saba Population, Main Cities and Geography

Saba: population Population Saba has around 2,000 residents.   Ethnic composition The Saba population is from all over the world. The island’s small size resulted in a small number of island families who can trace their family name back to six other families on the island. This means that many of the family names are… Read More »

United States Population, Main Cities and Geography

USA: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, the USA now has a population of around 330 million (2020). Ethnic groups The United States is a melting pot of many nations and ethnic groups. The country’s population is made up of: Caucasians (Europeans) approx. 70% Afro-Americans approx. 11% Latinos approx. 12% Asians approx 4%… Read More »

Trinidad and Tobago Population, Main Cities and Geography

Trinidad and Tobago: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Trinidad and Tobago has approx. 1.4 million residents. Ethnic composition The Caribbean islands were originally populated by Arawak and Caribbean Indians. After Columbus discovered the islands, countless people immigrated from many countries, so that the number of the original natives can hardly be traced… Read More »

Guadeloupe Population, Main Cities and Geography

Guadeloupe: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Guadeloupe has around 400,000 residents. Ethnic composition Due to the massive import of slaves from Africa in the previous centuries, the population of the islands consists of 90% black and mixed race. Only 5% of the population are white and 3% are Indian (mostly Tamils) and… Read More »

Haiti Population, Main Cities and Geography

Haiti: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Haiti has approximately 11 million residents, with an additional 4 million living abroad. Ethnic composition About 90% black, about 5% mulatto and 5% white live in Haiti. Religious affiliation About 80% Catholics, 15% Protestants and 5% other religious communities live in Haiti. The voudou cult… Read More »

Honduras Population, Main Cities and Geography

Honduras: population, cities Honduras is divided into the following 18 districts, also known as Departamentos: Atlantida, Choluteca, Colon, Comayagua, Copan, Cortes, El Paraíso, Francisco Morazán, Gracias a Dios, Intibuca, Islas de la Bahía, La Paz, Lempira, Ocotepeque, Olancho, Santa Bárbara, Valle and Yoro. Population Population According to Countryaah website, Honduras has around 9.5 million people.… Read More »

Greenland Population, Main Cities and Geography

Greenland: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Greenland has about 57,000 residents, of which about 47,000 live in cities and 10,000 in small settlements. Ethnic composition 88% Inuit (Eskimos) 12% Danes Religious affiliation Evangelical Lutheran, Shamanism National languages Greenlandic (Kalaallisut), Danish Capital, other cities The capital of Greenland is Nuuk, the former Godthåb,… Read More »

Guatemala Population, Main Cities and Geography

Guatemala: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Guatemala has around 17.2 million residents. Ethnic composition Around 60% of the population of Guatemala are descendants of the Maya, another 35% are mixed race, the rest of the population is of European or Asian descent or is one of the descendants of escaped African slaves… Read More »

Dominica Population, Main Cities and Geography

Dominica: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Dominica has around 73,000 residents. Ethnic groups The residents of Dominica are approx. 88% black (descendants of the African slaves), 9% of the population are mixed race, the Caribbean Indians (Caribs) are represented with around 3%. Whites make up a percentage of 0.8 to 1% and… Read More »

Costa Rica Population, Main Cities and Geography

Costa Rica: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Costa Rica has around 4.8 million people. Ethnic groups About 94% of the population are descendants of European immigrants. There are also 3% blacks and mulattos (descendants of blacks and whites) as well as about 3% East Asians and a few Indians. The 250,000 foreigners… Read More »

Cuba Population, Main Cities and Geography

Cuba: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Cuba has around 11.3 million people. Ethnic composition 51% mulatto, 37% white, 11% black and 0.1% Asian (mainly Chinese). Religious affiliation A constitutional amendment in 1992 changed Cuba from an atheistic state to a secular state, which should also enable believers to join the Communist… Read More »

Dominican Republic Population, Main Cities and Geography

Dominican Republic: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, the Dominican Republic has 10.8 million residents. Ethnic composition About 60% mulattos, 28% white and 12% black live in the Dominican Republic. Religious affiliation Approx. 90% Catholics and minorities of Protestants, Baha’i and Jews live in the Dominican Republic. National languages Spanish is spoken in… Read More »

Ecuador Population, Main Cities and Geography

Ecuador: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Ecuador has about 17.3 million people. Ethnic composition According to government figures: 35% mestizos, 25% Europeans, 20% Indians, 15% mulattos and 5% African. However, according to the Indian Mission Council, 43% are Indians. Religion 93% Catholics. the rest Protestant denominations and Jews. National languages Spanish is… Read More »

Curacao Population, Main Cities and Geography

Curacao Population, capital Population Population According to Countryaah website, Curacao and 150,600 residents. Ethnic groups Most of the residents are black or mixed race – the descendants of former slaves. Only about 6% of the population are white – the majority of them Dutch. There are also descendants of Sephardic Jews from Spain and Portugal… Read More »

El Salvador Population, Main Cities and Geography

El Salvador: population Population According to Countryaah website, El Salvador has around 6.5 million residents. About 90% of the total population are mestizos, i.e. a “mixture” of Indios and Spaniards, while 9% have a European and 1% an indigenous ancestry. Originally there was an indigenous population in El Salvador who made up about 20% of… Read More »

Canada Population, Main Cities and Geography

Canada: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, approximately 37.8 million people live in Canada. Ethnic composition Multiculturalism is an official government policy in Canada. More than a third of the population is not British or French. The largest ethnic groups come from Europe (Holland, Germany, Scandinavia, Italy, Portugal, Ukraine), the Caribbean and… Read More »

Belize Population, Main Cities and Geography

Belize: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Belize has around 408,500 residents. Ethnic groups Around 50% of the people are mestizos, 21% Creoles, 11% indigenous people (mostly Maya), 5% Garifuna (Black Caribbean Indians), 9% Europeans, Indians and Chinese. Religions There is no state religion. Around 50% of the population are Catholics, 27%… Read More »

Bahamas Population, Main Cities and Geography

Bahamas: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, the Bahamas has a population of about 390,000. Ethnic groups 90% Africans (descendants of immigrants and slaves from West Africa) 10% whites (descendants of immigrants from England), mulattos etc. Religions 70% Protestants (Baptists, Anglicans, Methodists etc.), 15% Catholics, other Christian churches around 13% as well… Read More »

Barbados Population, Main Cities and Geography

Barbados: population, capital Population Population According to Countryaah website, Barbados has around 286,000 people. The child mortality rate in Barbados is currently eleven deaths per thousand births. Life expectancy is very high with an average of 76.4 years, as is the literacy rate of 97.6%. Ethnic groups Barbados’s population consists of approximately 93% descendants of… Read More »

Aruba Population, Main Cities and Geography

Aruba: population and capital Population Population According to Countryaah website, Aruba has around 108,000 people. Ethnic groups The population on the island is 80% mixed race. Only 5% of the population are white. The rest belong to various other ethnic groups. Religions Catholics around 81%, evangelists around 4%, Protestants around 2.5%, Jehovah’s Witnesses around 1.5%… Read More »

US 60 in Virginia

  US 60 Begin Alleghany End Virginia Beach Length 312 mi Length 502 km Route West Virginia West Virginia – Lexington: Lexington Good view Amherst Dillwyn Powhatan Richmond Williamsburg Hampton Norfolk Virginia Beach According to citypopulationreview.com, US 60 is a US Highway in the US state of Virginia. The road forms an east-west route through… Read More »

Texan Riviera

Texas is not exactly known for its beaches, but the fact is that the Texan Riviera is 560 km long – and in addition to the first-class sandy bays it can come up with all sorts of surprises: for example with the Padre Island National Seashore, Mustang Island, the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge , Barrier… Read More »