Hoblit wrote:Caravan Ray wrote:Taiwan is not part of North America
...therefore missing my point entirely.
Actually, I have to think that you got my point and are still disagreeing without dragging on the argument, and I can appreciate that.
If I were to carry on the argument - I may raise the question that if sovereignity plays no role in determining whether a particular geographical area is a "country" or not, then surely Manhattan with a population density of 27,000 person per km2 may be a candidate for the most densely populated arbitrarily chosen piece of North America. Or one of the inner suburbs of Mexico City perhaps.