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Nueva Palmira

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 Palmira is a city in the department of Colonia in south-western Uruguay. It is founded in 1831. It is situated on the Uruguay River some 86 kilometers north west of the departmental capital Colonia del Sacramento. It has a population of 9,230. Uruguay is the second smallest sovereign nation in South America and the third smallest territory.

The climate in Uruguay is temperate, but fairly warm, as freezing temperatures are almost unknown. The predominantly flat landscape is also somewhat vulnerable to rapid changes from weather fronts, as well as to the pampero, a chilly and occasionally violent wind blowing north from the pampas plains in Argentina.

Uruguay's economy is characterised by an export-oriented agricultural sector, a well-educated workforce, a developed industrial sector and high levels of social spending. Uruguay is distinguished by its high literacy rate large urban middle class, and relatively even income distribution. Recently, an industry has arisen around estancia tourism that capitalizes on the traditional or folkloristic connotations associated with gaucho culture and the remaining resources of Uruguay's historic estancias.

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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