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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.

Maipu was founded on February 16, 1821, is a municipality comuna of Chile located in the southwest of the province of Santiago, in the Santiago Metropolitan Region. The area has an historical importance because it was the place of the Battle of Maipu April 5, 1818, where Chile's independence was consolidated. It is also the place of the Maipu Votive Temple, a majestic architectonic construction made to honor the Virgen del Carmen. Maipu has an area of 133 kilometers and a population of 468,390 in 2002 census.

Maipuis 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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