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Manizales, Caldas

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.
Manizales is a city and municipality in central Colombia, capital of department of Caldas and part of the region of Colombian Coffee-Growers Axis. It was founded near the Nevado Del Ruiz volcano in 1849 by a group of twenty Antioquians represented by Fermin Lopez and Manuel Grisales. Manizales was founded by a group of colonos of The Expedition of the 20, which came from Neira and Salamina. Manizales was founded October 12th, 1849.

Manizalesis 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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