Both the continents, North America and South America, are comprised by the Americas, also known as America. It covers the area about 42,549,000 km2 which is the 8% of Earth’s Surface and 28.4% of Earth’s land area.With over 325 million inhabitants, it is the world’s third largest and third most populous continent.

It comprises total 50 states. Puerto Rico along with District of Columbia are also considered as its states but that is wrong. 48 of its states are located on its land but 2 states are disconnected from it and they are Hawaii and Alaska. If you are curious to explore the states of America then in this article, we will enlist the names of states in America, so read the article until the end.

North-East Region Of America

Northeast region of America

This region is further divided into these two regions

  • New England
  • Mid Atlantic region

New England

  • Vermont – Montpellier
  • Rhode Island – Providence
  • New Hampshire – Concord
  • Massachusetts – Boston
  • Maine – Augusta
  • Connecticut – Hartford

Mid-Atlantic Region

  • Pennsylvania – Harrisburg
  • New York – Albany
  • New Jersey – Trenton

Midwest Region

Midwest region of America

It is also sub-divided into these regions.

East-North Central Region

  • Ohio – Columbus
  • Michigan – Lansing
  • Wisconsin -Madison
  • Illinois – Springfield
  • Indiana – Indianapolis

West-North Central Region

  • North Dakota – Bismark
  • Nebraska – Lincoln
  • South Dakota – Pierre
  • Missouri – Jefferson City
  • Minnesota – Saint Paul
  • Kansas – Topeka
  • Iowa – Des Moines

South Region

South region

It is subdivided into 3 regions.

West-South Central Division

  • Oklahoma – Oklahoma City
  • Texas – Austin
  • Louisiana – Baton Rouge
  • Arkansas – Little Rock

East-South Central Division

  • Mississippi – Jackson
  • Tennessee – Nashville
  • Kentucky – Frankfort
  • Alabama – Montgomery

South Atlantic Division

  • Virginia – Richmond
  • South Carolina – Columbia
  • West Virginia – Charleston
  • North Carolina – Raleigh
  • Maryland – Annapolis
  • Georgia – Atlanta
  • Florida – Tallahassee
  • Delaware – Dover

West Region

western region of america

The West region is subdivided into the Mountains and the Pacific area.

Mountain Division

  • Utah – Salt Lake City
  • New Mexico – Santa Fe
  • Wyoming – Cheyenne
  • Nevada – Carson City
  • Montana – Helena
  • Idaho – Boise
  • Colorado – Denver
  • Arizona – Phoenix

Pacific Division

  • Oregon – Salem
  • Hawaii – Honolulu
  • Washington – Olympia
  • California – Sacramento
  • Alaska – Juneau

Insular Areas

These are the territories of America but are not its official states.

  • Puerto Rico – San Juan
  • Samoa – Pago Pago
  • S Virgin Islands – Charlotte Amalie
  • Guam – Hagatna

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