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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.

Maceio is the capital and the largest city of the coastal state Alagoas in Brazil. It stands out as an attractive Brazilian tourist destination visited by many Brazilian and foreign tourists. The capital of Alagoas enjoys a privileged location between Mundau Lake and the Atlantic Ocean. The city proper has a total population of 884,320 inhabitants in year 2000. Around 1,180,000 people live in its metropolitan area in year 2005.

Maceiois 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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