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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.

Neuquen is a province of Argentina, located in the west of the country, at the northern end of Patagonia. It borders Mendoza Province to the north, Rio Negro Province to the southeast, and Chile to the west. It also meets La Pampa Province at its northeast corner. Its population is 474.155 with density 5.0 per square kilometers. Jorge Omar Sobisch is the Governor of the Neuquen. The Neuquen Province receives its name from the Neuquen River. The province is divided in 16 departments. The Universidad del Neuquen was founded in 1964, and the Universidad del Comahue in 1971.
There are two main distinctive landscapes, the mountainous fertile valleys with forest on the west, and the arid plateau with fertile land only near the basins of the rivers on the east, mainly the Limay River and Neuquen River. The weather is continental and cold, with temperate summers, and in the arid regions a wide difference in temperature between day and night.
Destination of many Argentineans and foreigners, the province has many and varied options for winter and summer and San Martin de los Andes, Villa La Angostura, Camino de los Siete Lagos, Los Arrayanes National Park, Lanín National Park, Nahuel Huapí National Park, Laguna Blanca National Park, and the Copahue hot baths are just some of them.
The main economic activity is the exploitation of hydrocarbon and petroleum derivatives, the most important in Argentina. The province generates a significant part of Patagonia's electric power through the hydroelectric plants of Piedra del Aguila. Another form of tourism is the fishing excursions of mainly the trout, where spinning, trolling and fly casting in the Limay and Neuquen rivers, but also in different smaller streams.

Neuquen is said the place of best geographical environment and can trace its origins back to prehistoric times. It enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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