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Los Teques

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.

Los Teques is the capital city of the Venezuelan state of Miranda. Its population is 140,617 in 2001. Including history the city was founded in 1777 and was named after the Aractoeques Carabs, an indigenous tribe that once inhabited the area. In 1927, the capital of the Miranda State was moved to this city from Petare before being in Petare, the capital of Miranda was in Ocumare del Tuy.

Los Tequesis definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Central America worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Central America.

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