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. More »

As of 2014, Suriname is the smallest country in South America. Suriname is located in northern South America, between French Guiana and Guyana. Suriname comprises an area over 63,000 square miles, making it a little larg... More »

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. More »

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... More »

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 poores... More »

Some facts about El Salvador include that it's a country in Central America and about 8,124 square miles in area. It borders Guatemala, Honduras and the Pacific Ocean. It's a mountainous country with a tropical climate. More »

Many videos of El Salvador are available on the official YouTube channel for the country's Ministry of Tourism. Although these videos have more of a marketing than an educational focus, there are many that give unique fi... More » Geography Central America