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The largest country in Central America is the Republic of Nicaragua. The country has an area of 49,998 square miles, making it about half the size of the state of New York.


The smallest Central American nation is El Salvador. It has an area of approximately 13,000 square miles. El Salvador borders the Pacific Ocean to the south, Honduras to the north and Guatemala to the west.


America is not a country, but rather a generally accepted colloquialism that can refer to the United States of America. However, it is technically incorrect to use the term "America" to refer to the country, as the geographic area known as "the Americas" is correctly at...


Six countries in Central America have Spanish as their official language: Panama, Honduras, Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua. While Belize does have a Spanish-speaking population, its official language is English, making it the only country in Central Am...


The Central Europe Programme lists the Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Italy, Poland, Hungary, the Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Ukraine as Central European countries. There is some disagreement, however, as to which countries should be classified as part of Central E...


Some of the poorest countries in Central America include Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. According to Forbes, as of December 2013, Nicaragua is the poorest country in Central America and the second poorest in the entire Western Hemisphere after Haiti.


The countries that made up the Central Powers were the German Empire, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Ottoman Empire and the Kingdom of Bulgaria. These countries were called the Central Powers because of their geographical location.