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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.
Jinotega is the capital of Jinotega department in the north central region of Nicaragua. The capital city of the department of Jinotega is the City of Jinotega. The department of Jinotega produces 80 percentage of the nation's coffee. It has a population of about 51,000 as of 2005 living inside a vast valley surrounded by mountains.

Like some of its sister municipalities and towns, Jinotega is blessed with beautiful surroundings and a unique natural setting. The picturesque scenery, the majesty of nature, the slow pace of life, and the welcoming nature of its people all combine to make this region one of the most important tourist attractions in Central America.

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