Did you know there's no spot in Central America more than 125 miles from the ocean? Were you aware Belize is a little larger than El Salvador, but El Salvador is home to thirty times more people? How about that Central America contains 7 percent of the world's biodiversity? Do you know why Central America is called an isthmus? (Is that word hard to spell, or what?)
We've compiled a selection of Central America facts -- all of them interesting, and often surprising. Keep an eye out for selections of fun facts about every Central American country.