Central America is the region of North America located between the southern border of Mexico and the northwest border of Colombia, in South America.
Central America thus has an area of about 540,000 km² (208,500 square miles), and a width between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea ranging from about 560 km to about 50 km (350 miles to about 30 miles).
There was a nation of Central America in the early 19th century, consisting of the present day nations of Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica (and a portion of the modern Mexican state of Chiapas).
Central Asian Republics The Central Asian Republics are five countries located in Central Asia that were former republics of the Soviet Union.
Central Asia is an extremely large region of varied geography, including high plateaus and mountains (Tian Shan), vast deserts (Kara Kum, Kyzyl Kum, Taklamakan), and especially treeless, grassy steppes.
Uzbek and Uighur are spoken in Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Xinjiang.
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