Central America (Continent) (DC Comics)



Central America (Spanish: América Central or Centroamérica) is the central geographic region of the Americas. It is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with South America on the southeast. When considered part of the unified continental model, it is considered a subcontinent. Central America consists of the seven states of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Central America is part of the Mesoamerican biodiversity hotspot, which extends from northern Guatemala through central Panama.[5] It is bordered by Mexico to the north, the Caribbean Sea to the east, the North Pacific Ocean to the west, and Colombia to the south-east.
Central America has an area of 524,000 square kilometers (202,000 sq mi), or almost 0.1% of the Earth's surface. As of 2009, its population was estimated at 41,739,000. It has a density of 77 people per square kilometer or 206 people per square mile.

Publication information

Publisher: DC Comics
First appearance: Hit Comics Vol 1 #5 (November, 1940)
Created by: Charles Sultan 

In story information

Official Name: Central America
Type: Continent
Notable people: 
Notable races: 
Notable locations: 

Location Details

Universe: Real World, New Earth, American Century, Bite Club
Galaxy: Milky Way
Star System: Sol
Planet: Earth
Locale: Central America

Characteristics

Dimensions

523,780 km²

Population

40,545,745

History

Central America is a central geographic region of the Americas. It is technically the narrow, southernmost portion of the North American continent, which connects with South America on the southeast, but it is also considered a region of the Americas in its own right. Most of Central America is considered to be part of the Mesoamerican biodiversity hotspot.

Points of Interest

  • Belize
  • Costa Rica
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama

Residents

  • Talaoc

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