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Latinamerica and Caribbean Top Destinations
What makes Latin America and the Caribbean to be a tourist destination is that you can enjoy its beaches, its Sites of Historic Interest and Cultural Ruins and Archeological Sites of Ancient Civilizations such as the Maya, Inca and Moche between others. Cultures and customs of the indigenous ethnic group that inhabited the region. Its large rivers, jungles and mountains, to practice adventure tourism, Tourism and Archaeological Extreme Sports. Their Cities Cosmopolitan serving its nightclubs, shopping, dining and International Folklore. Anyway Latin America is paradise for travelers and tourists who want to enjoy an unforgettable experience.
Latin America is a region of the American Continent which is defined as the set of countries where three languages romances or Romance languages; Spanish, Portuguese and French are widely spoken languages. Generally, this definition includes eighteen independent Latin American nations, Canada (French-speaking), Brazil, Haiti and Puerto Rico and the French overseas possessions in the Caribbean Basin and the North Atlantic. The long-majority language is Spanish, followed by the Portuguese.
Latin America comprises more than twenty million square kilometers, roughly corresponding to 13.5% of the land surface of the planet. For its breadth, Latin America has a large geographic and biological diversity. It contains virtually all climates in the world and is home to numerous animal and plant species. It also has some of the world's largest rivers and important mineral resources, most notably its oil, copper, lithium and silver.
The Caribbean is a region consisting of the Caribbean Sea, its islands and coasts surrounding this sea. The region is located southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and North America, east of Central America, and northern South America.
Tourist Destinations in South America and the Caribbean
South America, also known as the Southern Latin America; It straddles the equator at its northern end, thus being the largest part of its territory falls within the Southern Hemisphere. It is located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean who delimit the extreme East and West respectively, while delimiting the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Southern Ocean south end. It covers an area of 17.8 million square kilometers, representing 42% of the American continent and 12% of the land area, and is inhabited by 6% of the world population.
It includes twelve countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela, although there are books that include the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago for being on the continental shelf of Venezuela.
The countries bordering the Caribbean Sea are Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago and French Guiana is an overseas department of France, Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire state belonging to the Kingdom of the Netherlands is collectively known as the Caribbean South America, while Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and southern Brazil, forming the southern Cone region of the continent that is characterized by the highest standards of quality of life and development in relation to the rest of Latin America . Colombia and Venezuela, as well as being in the Caribbean region, they belong also with Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru and the Andean Area countries of the Amazon basin.
Tourist destinations in Central America
Central America is a continent that connects North America with South America. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. Central America physiographically comprising the territory located in the middle latitudes of America, located between the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in Mexico and the Isthmus of Panama. The area consists of 7 independent nations of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama, in addition to the five Mexican states of Campeche, Chiapas, Quintana Roo, Tabasco and Yucatan.
Central America is characterized by mild temperatures and abundant rainfall due to the proximity of the oceans on both coasts of the continent. Winters are mild and cool summers with a small annual temperature variation. Rainfall is abundant and well distributed. The flora and fauna of Central America is home to species of North and South America, as well as a large number of endemic species, this diversity stems from being a transit area between two continents, two large ocean areas and a refuge during the various or because of past glaciations geographic isolation that turned the area into archipelagos. What makes Central America an ideal for the practice of adventure tourism, eco-tourism and Archaeological tourism.
In general all the countries of the region are rich in biodiversity: in Guatemala and El Salvador are presented good opportunities for bird watching; in Nicaragua good opportunities to observe marine species Honduras is the one with more pine forests, has the largest coral reef in the Americas and the second in the world, also has the Biosphere Reserve Rio Platano a forest with rich biodiversity, various groups ethnic and archaeological sites that are competing to be one of the seven natural wonders of the world.