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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.

Nuevitas is a port city in the Camaguey Province of Cuba. Its located on the Guincho peninsula on the north coast. Nuevitas is sheltered by a huge harbor, has two auxiliary ports, and is a major shipping point for Cuban sugar as well as other products from the surrounding agricultural region. It also possesses diversified light industry and serves as a road and rail terminus. Its population is 52,000 in 1995.
The large bay was sighted by Christopher Columbus in 1492. It is founded in 1775, the city was moved to its present site in 1828. Nuevitas is not a very large city but it is one of Cuba's most important towns because of its commercial and industrial activities.
Camaguey is the largest of the provinces of Cuba. Its capital is Camagüey. Other towns include Florida and Nuevitas. The economy of the Camaguey province is primarily cattle and sugar farming, and the province is known for its cowboy culture, with rodeos frequently held.
Nuevitas is located not very far South-West of Playa Santa Lucia which is a very famous place for tourists in Cuba. The only waterway that separates Santa Lucia from Ensenada Playa Bonita is the canal of Nuevitas which connects the Bahia de Nuevitas to the Atlantic Ocean.

Nuevitas is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Central America worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Central America.

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