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So you’re planning a trip to Central America! It’s an exciting destination for adventurous travelers.

Think amazing wildlife! Sloths, snakes and spiders.

And, oh, the beautiful birds in Costa Rica! Not to mention the treetop canopy walks, white-water rafting and natural hot springs.

Top places to visit in Central America

Quick Central America information

About: Covering 202,000 sq. miles (524 sq. km), Central America is the region lying between Mexico (at the bottom of North America) and South America

Population: About 50 million

Central American countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama

Main language: Spanish

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