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For the purpose of this website we have included Mexico as part of Central America
This region is bordered by the USA to the north, Colombia to the South East, The Caribbean Sea to the East and the Pacific Ocean to the West. Central America consists of seven countries: El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Guatemala, and Belize plus we added Mexico for the purpose of our website. The combined population of Central America is estimated at 44.53 million plus 130 million living in Mexico. The area has a great deal of seismic activity in the region, such as volcanic eruptions and earthquakes, which has resulted in death, injury, and property damage. Central America’s landscape is lush rainforest and mountains, White sandy beaches along the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. The must-see places are in Honduras; Copan once an important place for government affairs, art, and culture during the Mayan civilization exploring the ruins of large pyramids, temples, altars, and plazas. And the island of Roatan Located in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras, this premium scuba and snorkelling destination is surrounded by a large barrier reef. Also popular is dolphin watching. In Nicaragua Ometepe island with twin peaks rising tall above Lake Nicaragua. Around the volcano, there are sandy beaches, archaeological sites, and lots of wildlife habitats to explore. In Belize, Chiquibul Forest Reserve, Belize’s largest national park to check out the longest known cave system in Central America. Visit Caracol, which is a historically significant Mayan ruins site. One of the pyramids here stands 136 feet tall, making it the tallest structure in the entire country. visit is Ambergris Caye. This is the Central American place to have some R&R after some tough overlanding. In El Salvador; The settlement of Joya de Cerén. established around 600 AD that was destroyed by an eruption of Loma Caldera. No human remains were found at the settlement, and historians believe that an earthquake may have caused inhabitants to evacuate before the volcano erupted. In Guatemala: Antigua and walking through the streets of this city. Granada is a historic and culturally significant city in Nicaragua and a visit to Tikal. Located in northern Guatemala, this was a large city of the Mayan civilization that was tucked away in a tropical rainforest. The scenery around Tikal is unforgettable, with ancient peaks peering between tropical trees and never-ending forest. For general Mexico information go to the Mexico site.