Central America

Central America is the thin section of land that links the North American continent with the South American continent. Geographically part of North America, it is made up of seven small, mostly tropical countries that have much more in common with South America and Mexico than the more affluent north.
Costa Rica is a small country in Central America bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the south, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the Caribbean Sea to the east.
Nicaragua is a country in Central America. It has coastlines on both the Caribbean Sea, in the east, and the North Pacific Ocean, in the west, and has Costa Rica to the southeast and Honduras to the northwest.
Guatemala is a country in the Central America region of North America.
Panama is a country in Central America with coastlines on both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, with Colombia to the southeast and Costa Rica to the northwest.
Honduras is the second-biggest country in Central America.
Belize, formerly British Honduras, is the only country in Central America without a coastline on the Pacific Ocean and the only one in the region with English as its official language.
La Antigua Guatemala was the colonial Spanish capital of Central America.
El Salvador is a country in Central America. It is bordered on the southwest by the Pacific Ocean, and lies between Guatemala and Honduras.
San José is the capital of Costa Rica. San Jose, the capital, is on a plateau in the Central Valley at 1200 m elevation.
Guatemala City is the capital of Guatemala, a country in Central America.
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