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Central America is the central geographic region of the Americas. It is variably defined either as being a region of the Americas in its own right or as the southern portion of North America. Physiographically, Central America is a tropical isthmus that connects North and South America. It includes 7 countries and many small offshore islands. Overall, the land is fertile and rugged, and dominated through its heart by a string of volcanic mountain ranges with a few active volcanos. 

Chinandega is the departmental seat of Chinandega department in Nicaragua. It is also the administrative centre of the surrounding municipality of Chinandega. It has a population of 133,700 inhabitants in the year 2004. It is located about 80 miles or 134 kilometers northwest of Managua and about 43 miles or 72 kilometers southwest of El Guausaule, on the border with Honduras.
Nicaragua is a democratic republic in Central America. It is the largest nation in the isthmus, but also the least densely populated with a demographic similar in size to its smaller neighbours. The country is bordered on the north by Honduras and on the south by Costa Rica.
The region around Chinandega produces mostly agricultural product, particularly oils, flour, peanuts, shrimp, Ingenieros Azucareros in Chichigalpa and El Viejo, and the production of liquors with an international reputation. The weather is humid and hot because of the tropical climate. Chinandega is about 12 miles from the Pacific Ocean.

It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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