Central America is located between North and South America and consists of multiple countries. Central America is not a continent but a subcontinent since it lies within the continent America. It borders on the northwest to the Pacific Ocean and in the northeast to the Caribbean Sea. The countries that belong to the subcontinent of Central America are Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. These seven countries are almost all-Spanish speaking but in Belize they tend to speak English. Next to Spanish and English there are some local languages like Mayan, Kriol and Garifuna. It is estimated that there are over 42 million people living in Central America. A common mistake is that people think Mexico is also part of Central America but this is not true, Mexico is part of North America. Underneath this text you will find a map of Central America. As you can see on the map of Central America Belize and El Salvador are the smallest countries and Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala the biggest followed by Panama and Costa Rica.
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On our website you will find information about the countries that are located in Central America. The website is travel minded so we will focus on the places that are worth visiting in our eyes. Our website is managed by people who travel allot and love to write about their travels so the information is up to date and without a commercial eye, the opinions are straight forward. Don’t forget to take the Multiple choice quiz about Central America! We can suggest you another fantastic Island in the Caribbean Sea to travel. San Andres Colombia is one of the pearls of the Caribbean in front of Central America. We hope you enjoy the website!
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