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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.
Rivera is the capital of the department of Rivera in Uruguay. In 2004, the population of the city was 64,426. Rivera is located exactly on the border with Brazil and with the Brazilian city of Santana do Livramento. Uruguay, officially the Eastern Republic of Uruguay is a nation located in southern part of South America. The border community is unusual as inhabitants from both Brazil and Rivera Uruguay are free to move anywhere throughout the twin city community.

Central America is a popular travel destination for visitors and globe trotters from all over the world who appreciate its beautiful landscapes, rich culture, various local cuisine, hospitality and safety.

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