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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.
Maringa is a city in southern Brazil that was founded on May 10, 1947. Maringa is the third largest city in the state of Parana. The city has a population of 298,828. It is a regional centre and is made up of commerce, services, agro-industries, and universities, including the State University of Maringa. In 1925 middle the Land Company was established North of the Parana, current Company Improvements North of the Parana. It was responsible for the settling of more than 500,000 alqueires in the Region North of the State, where today some of the biggest cities of the Parana meet.
The process of settling and populating of the paranaense north was facilitated by the interest of the Sao Paulo colonists in acquiring new areas for proper production and by the high productivity of lands of the region. The north of the Parana encloses an approach area of 100 a thousand kilometers squared. It is bathed by the Rivers Paranapanema, Parana, Ivai and Piquiri. The region is divided in three areas, in accordance with the time and the origin of its settling is Old north, New North and Latest North. Maringa holds one of the most important universities of Parana, the State University of Maringa.

It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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