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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.

Macapa is the capital of the state of Amapa in Brazil. It exports tin iron, gold, and manganese, as well as lumber, oil, animal pelts, and fish. It was founded in 1688 by military men in the vicinity of a fortress protecting access to the mouth of the Amazon, Macapa grew very slowly until it became the capital of Amapa, which was created as a federal territory in 1944. The old fortress is now a regional museum.

Macapais 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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