Each of the countries in Central America has various landforms, but many share volcanoes, beaches and plateaus. A plateau is a plate, or a level parcel of land, that sits on higher ground such as a mountain. They are hom... More »

The landforms of North America are diverse and include the Appalachian Mountains, Canadian Shield, Great Plains and Sierra Madres, plus many river valleys, rolling hills and high bluffs. These landforms help make up the ... More »

Major landforms in Colombia include the Andes Mountains, the Cordilleras, Atlantic lowlands, Santa Marta Mountains and the Amazon rainforest. Colombia lies in the northwestern part of South America. It contains diverse i... 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 »

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 »

Central America belongs to the continent of North America. The region is an isthmus that is bordered to the north by Mexico and to the south by Colombia. More »