How much do Canada and Mexico matter for the United States? Here are a few snapshots illustrating the importance of our combined global heft and influence.

North American countries are joined by 7,500 miles of land borders, among the longest in the world.

Though comprising less than 7 percent of the world’s population, Canada, Mexico and the United States produce nearly a quarter of the world’s GDP—some 20 trillion dollars.

via Latin America’s Moment » North America by the Numbers.