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On Your Map Locate the following Use page 201 in your book. Nations: Cities: Belize Panama City Guatemala San Jose Honduras Managua El Salvador Tegucigalpa Nicaragua San Salvador Costa Rica Guatemala City

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on your map locate the following use page 201 in your book
On Your Map Locate the followingUse page 201 in your book
  • Nations: Cities:

Belize Panama City

Guatemala San Jose

Honduras Managua

El Salvador Tegucigalpa

Nicaragua San Salvador

Costa Rica Guatemala City

Panama Belmopan

7 nations
7 Nations
  • Belize
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • El Salvador
  • Nicaragua
  • Costa Rica
  • Panama

Major Cities:

Panama City

San Jose

Managua

Tegucigalpa

San Salvador

Guatemala City

Belmopan

physical geography
Physical Geography
  • Land Bridge connecting North America and South America
  • Mostly Mountainous
  • Tropical Climate : Hot, humid, cool.
  • Off the coastal plains there is very little flat land.
  • Active Volcanoes
  • Rain forests.
mountains
Mountains

The Sierra Madre Occidental and Orientals

rain forest
Rain Forest
  • Almost half of Central America is covered with Rain forests.
geography weather
Geography: Weather
  • Natural Disasters
natural resources
Natural Resources
  • Nickel
  • Iron ore
  • Fish
  • Timber
  • Oil

Problems???????

population
Population
  • Total populationof Central America is about 41 739 000.
  • Guatemala 14 027 000
  • Honduras 7 466 000
  • El Salvador 6 163 000
  • Nicaragua 5 743 000
  • Costa Rica 4 579 000
  • Panama 3 454 000
  • Belize 307 000
the people of central america
The people of Central America
  • Mestizo 70%
  • White 8%
  • Arab 1%
  • Asian 0.5%
  • American Indian 10%
  • Black Creole 9%

Belize: English

Costa Rica: Spanish

El Salvador: Spanish

Guatemala: Spanish

Honduras: Spanish

Nicaragua: Spanish

Panama: Spanish

rural urban
Rural & Urban

Urban population: 48%;Rural population: 51%

school in urban central america
School in Urban Central America

What differences do you see?

agriculture
Agriculture

2 major exports:

Bananas

Coffee

Where do you think they export these to the most?

Other Exports: Cotton, natural resources (oil, iron ore, coastal goods), etc.

the caribbean
The Caribbean

The West Indies

13 Nations

11

Dependencies

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