There are thirty five sovereign states to be found in the Americas. There are also several territories, departments and countries belonging to Britain, France, the Netherlands, Denmark and the USA. The largest country in the New World is Canada which covers an area of 3.9 million square miles (10 million square km), whilst the smallest territory is Navassa Island, an uninhabited territory of the USA which covers only 2 square miles (5.4 square km).
The most populous country in the Americas is the USA with an estimated 319 million inhabitants, whilst the lowest population of an inhabited territory is found in the British territory of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands - home to just 30 people.
This quiz will tell you more about some of these countries, regions, departments and states, and the flags used to represent them.