In the central part of the continent of North AmericaIt is the main territory of the USA. By area, the country second only to Canada, Russia and China. North United States - is the most developed part of the country in the economic sphere. Here, from the very beginning "seething life." In this area there are states such as North Dakota, North Carolina, Nevada, New Jersey and others.
What distinguishes the northern United States
Today the economy of the northern states hashuge size, many fisheries have global significance. In this part of the US farmers produce vegetables and cereals, bred cattle. There prevails a climate temperate zone. In the subarctic zone is almost the entire territory of Alaska. In the US, there is a variety of climate change and expressed relief. Northern States of America have a high level of urbanization, which caused the retreat of nature before man. There were organized many national parks in order to preserve natural diversity.
North-eastern states occupy the northern landseast coast. In economic terms, they are the most developed. This populous state, home to about 20% of the total population in a small area. The oldest city in the country are having here. North-east and north of the United States presented to the cities that form the metropolitan area. They start from the northern suburbs of Boston and go to the south of Washington. The largest city is considered the state of New York, where the famous sites: Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and others.
Features of the northern states
In the north and west of the country there are greatski resorts, which are popular among tourists from all over the world. In the United States a well-developed business tourism as well as business people gather here for international exhibitions. From the mainland is separated huge expanse of land in the northwest of the continent - is Alaska. It is characterized by mountainous terrain. Alaska is Mount McKinley - the highest point of Cordeliers and North America (height 6194 m).
Natural areas of the country is very diverse. In areas with cool summers and cold winters is the taiga, the tundra is Alaska, which occupies most of the territory. In some states there is a tundra, and mixed forests have on the Canadian border. To the west lie the semi-desert and desert, and to the south - the steppe. The largest state of the country is considered to Alaska. It is a significant part of the Arctic Circle. From the continental states it separates Canada. The economy of the region is dominated by tourism and mining.