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Nueva Helvecia

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.

Nueva Helvecia is a city located in the south-east of Colonia department. Its population, as of 2004, is 10,002. The date of its foundation is considered to be the 24 April 1862, when a large number of immigrants, mostly from Switzerland, but with an important number from Austria, Germany and France, settled in the area.
Colonia is a department in southwestern Uruguay. Its capital is Colonia del Sacramento, the country's second oldest city. It is the region where the main production of dairy products from Uruguay is done. It's proximity to Buenos Aires makes it the main entry point for tourists coming from Argentina into Uruguay.

Nueva Helvecia is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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