The North American region is well-known for the natural wealth and the rich economy created, mostly, at the expense of insulating policy within the American continent. Thanks to it by the present moment the densely populated megalopolises concentrating in themselves the main fields of activity grew.
The largest city on population on the continent North America is the capital of Mexico. The number of Mexico City is 8.8 million people. However, it is possible to find data about 20 million inhabitants taking into account all districts of the city (total number of agglomeration). Built up on the former capital of Aztecs, the city of Tenochtitlan, being considered at the time of Cortés as the largest city in the world, Mexico City is one of the major economic centers within the North American region.
The island Manhattan which was once belonging to Indians was redeemed by Dutches for 24 dollars. Now it is the most important economic center of the USA and the second largest city on the continent. It is about New York which population makes 8.2 million people.
The city of Angels and the largest city of California, Los Angeles, holds the third place in the rating of the most inhabited cities of North America. Los Angeles – one of the main centers of show business. Exactly there are centers of development of cinema, music and television. The population of the city makes 3.8 million people.
The city of the Winds Chikago is located on the Great Lakes. In the third largest city of the USA and the 4th on the continent (2.7 million people) the first-ever skyscraper was built and soon the city began to be considered as the center of architecture of the USA.
The capital the Provinces of Ontario, Toronto, is included into ""a gold horseshoe"" and it is considered the largest city of Canada (2.5 million people). Thanks to motley ethnic structure in the city the variety of cultures of the people the world, and, at the same time, by Toronto one of the safest years of the American continent is combined.