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  1. Central America A Review

  2. Central America – Political Boundaries http://www.infoplease.com/atlas/centralamerica.html

  3. Countries and their Capitals • Belize • Costa Rica • El Salvador • Guatemala • Honduras • Nicaragua • Panama • Belmopan • San Jose • San Salvador • Guatemala City • Tegucigalpa • Managua • Panama City

  4. Belize • Constitutional Monarchy • Prime minister • Belmopan • English • No official religion • Belize dollar • 306,000 people • 8,867 square miles • 22,965 square km • Sub-tropical climate • Victoria Peak (3,700 ft) • Mestizo, creole, Mayan, Garifuna • 75% of exports are agricultural (sugar, citrus, banana) • GDP = $2.444 billion

  5. Republic of Costa Rica • Unitary military republic • Presiden • San Jose • Spanish • Roman Catholicism • Costa Rican colón • 4,389,000 people • 19,730 square miles • 51,100 square km • Tropical and sub-tropical • Cerro Chirripo (12,500 ft) • Spanish and mestizo • Agriculture and tourism are mainstays of economy • GDP = $45.77 billion

  6. Republic of El Salvador • Republic • President • San Salvador • Spanish • No official religion • US Dollar • 6,857,000 people • 8,124 square miles • 21,041 square km • Tropical climate • Cerro El Pital (8,957 ft) • Indigenous and mestizo populations • Agricultural and industrial economy • GDP = $41.63 billion

  7. Republic of Guatemala • Republic • President • Guatemala City • Spanish • No official religion • Quetzal • 12,728,000 people • 42,130 square miles • 109,117 square km • Sub-tropical and tropical • VolcanTajumulco (13, 815 ft) • Mestizo, European and indigenous • Agriculture (coffee, sugar, bananas) • GDP = $64.76 billion

  8. Republic of Honduras • Multi-party republic • President • Tegucigalpa • Spanish • No official religion • Lempira • 7,484,000 people • 43,433 square miles • 112,492 square km • Tropical climate • Cerro Las Minas (9,416 ft) • Mestizo and Amerindian • Agricultural economy • GDP = $32.26 billion

  9. Republic of Nicaragua • Multi-party republic • President • Managua • Spanish • No official religion • Córdoba • 5,602,000 people • 50,337 square miles • 130,373 square km • Tropical climate • Mogoton (7,998 ft) • Mestizo, European, African, Amerindian • Agriculture and manufacturing services • GDP = $16.17 billion

  10. Republic of Panama • Multi-party Republic • President • Panama City • Spanish • No official Religion • Balboa • 3,343,000 people • 28,973 square miles • 75,040 square km • Tropical climate • VolcanBaru (11,400 ft) • Mestizo and Amerindian • Service-based economy (Panama Canal operations, banking, etc.) • GDP = $34.81 billion