Central America is considered a subcontinent of the Americas, separated both geographically and culturally to a degree from North and South America. Central America borders Mexico to the north, and connects to Colombia in South America. The subcontinent is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west, and the Caribbean Sea to the east.
Central America covers 524,000 square kilometers (202,000 square miles), with a population of almost 42 million.
Last Updated On : December 20, 2012