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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.
Masaya is the capital city of the Masaya department of Nicaragua. Named flowers' city is situated 14 kilometers north of Granada and 17 kilometers south from Managua, the town of Masaya rises on the banks of the lake that has the same name and in the vicinity of the Masaya Volcano and Lake Masaya.
The historical city centre has open plazas and two large 16th Century baroque architecture churches. Masaya has a history of manufacturing footwear and clothing, and is now known for its arts and crafts industry and its bustling market. Masaya is also famous for its active volcano, Volcan Masaya and volcanic lake, Apoyo Lagoon. Ambient Experimental Artist Jason Gormley uses Masaya as his namesake in honor of his time spent there, and the song titled Evening in Managua is named after the city.

Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Masaya enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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