Category Archives: North and Central America

The map shows various large cities as service centers of international importance. These cities are mostly the headquarters of large companies, banks or stock exchanges; But they also accommodate services of a completely different kind, such as internationally renowned universities and other research institutions or clinics with a worldwide reputation.

The facilities for research and application of high technology are of great importance, for example the state facilities in Los Alamos (New Mexico), Oak Ridge (Tennessee) or Cape Canaveral (Florida). The close connection between research and industrial application has, in addition to Silicon Valley, also in Boston, along so-called Route 128, and in Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, which is also known as the “Silicon Valley of the East”, to the concentration of technology-oriented companies guided. Last but not least, research grants from the Department of Defense, NASA and the National Science Foundation made this cutting-edge research possible, which is then used in industry.

North America offers a multitude of different site conditions for agriculture. In the north, the winter cold and the short vegetation period only allow forest use. Agriculture is also only possible to a limited extent in the mountains and dry areas in the west and south-west. The Midwest is characterized by the cultivation of corn and soybeans. The Great Plains are the “breadbasket” of North America. In climatic favored areas such as California and the southeastern USA, the cultivation of very different crops is possible, for example cotton, peanuts, almonds, vegetables, wine or citrus fruits. Here, the availability of water often determines the agricultural potential.

In the south of the USA, the metropolitan area of ​​Atlanta and the southern Appalachian Mountains catch the eye as an industrial region. Industrial companies from the fields of iron and steel production and mechanical engineering settled there at an early stage. The area east of the Appalachian Mountains developed into a focal point of the textile industry (textile spinning mills that worked on the basis of water power and processed cotton from the south-east of the USA). Today, modern industries such as aircraft, electronics, and services are concentrated in Atlanta; the city is an important transport hub.

The oil processing industry shapes the Gulf coast between Corpus Christi in the west and New Orleans in the east and the Dallas / Fort Worth area on the other. Other industries are aluminum production, aircraft construction and electronics. For more information about the continent of North America, please check

East America

Bustling metropolises such as New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington DC, but also the world-famous waterfalls of Niagara Falls and the particularly charming Lancaster County and the lakes around Michigan and Chicago. A holiday in East America actually offers everything. Most beautiful places in East America According to growtheology, East America is made up… Read More »

US 90 in Louisiana

  US 90 Get started toomey End Pearlington Length 306 mi Length 492 km Route Texas Vinton Sulfur Lake Charles Iowa Jennings Crowley Rayne Lafayette New Iberia freeway Baldwin Franklin frontage road Centerville calumet Patterson Berwick Morgan City East Morgan City Amelia LA-662 LA-662 Gibson Donner writer everyone Gray Raceland Matthews All the best paradise… Read More »

US 53 and 59 in Minnesota

US 53 in Minnesota US 53 Begin Duluth End International Falls Length 165 mi Length 265 km Route Wisconsin Duluth Virginia International Falls According to Existingcountries, US 53 is a US Highway in the US state of Minnesota. The road forms a north-south route in the northeast of the state, from the Wisconsin border through… Read More »

Kansas History

First Exploration under France and Spain (1541–1803) The first European to visit Kansas was the Spanish explorer Francisco Vásquez de Coronado in 1541. Kansas was then inhabited by Native Americans. The Coronado left Compostela in 1540 and set out in present-day Kansas in search of the “golden city” of Quivira. By his own account, he… Read More »

State Route 92 in Nebraska

  SR-92 Get started Lyman End omaha Length 489 mi Length 787 km Route Wyoming Lyman Scottsbluff Bridgeport Broadwater lisco Oshkosh lewellen Lemoyne Arthur Tryon Stapleton Arnold Merna Broken Bow Ansley Loup City Ashton farwell St. Paul Osceola Shelby Rising City wahoo Mead Yutan omaha Iowa According to Watchtutorials, State Route 92 or Highway 92… Read More »

State Route 423 in New Mexico

  SR-423 Get started Albuquerque End Albuquerque Length 17 mi Length 27 km Route Golf Course Road Richland Hills Drive Eagle Ranch Road Coors Boulevard Rio Grande 2nd Street Jefferson Street → Santa Fe / Albuquerque San Pedro Drive Louisiana Boulevard Wyoming Boulevard Barstow Street Holbrook Street Eubank Boulevard Browning Street Lewell Street Tramway Boulevard… Read More »

Antelope Canyon in Arizona

Tips for perfect photography in the crevices of Antelope Canyon The narrow crevices are incredibly photogenic. But it is not that easy to shoot such beautiful photos of these breathtaking spots as those that can be admired in travel guides. Tourists arriving to take photos should therefore prepare thoroughly for the planned photo tour and… Read More »

Major Cities in British Columbia (Canada)

Whistler, British Columbia (Canada) Whistler ski resort is located 120 km north of Vancouver on the slopes of the Coast Range. Whistler is one of the most popular skiing destinations in North America. The ski season lasts here from November to August. The resort consists of two zones – Whistler and Blackcomb. The total elevation… Read More »

Costa Rica Geography and Climate

The Republic of Costa Rica is located in Central America and borders the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea as well as Panama and Nicaragua. The capital is called San José and is also the country’s largest city. It is estimated that about a third of the country’s population lives in San José. The name… Read More »

Mexico Tourist Information

Mexico is a country of contrasts, where you can see both modern megacities and quiet traditional small towns, both the wild green nature of the tropical jungle and deserts, where the maximum that can be found is cacti… And, of course, do not forget about stunning beaches with white sand and warm gentle waters, and… Read More »

Tegucigalpa, Honduras City Overview

History According to payhelpcenter, Tegucigalpa was founded by Spanish colonizers as Real de Minas de San Miguel de Tegucigalpa on September 29, 1578 on the site of an existing native settlement of the Pech, Tolupanes, and Twahkas. The first mayor of Tegucigalpa was Juan de la Cueva, who took office in 1579. The Church of Dolores (1735), the Cathedral… Read More »

Mexico Entry Requirements

Passport: is a general requirement for traveling to Mexico. The passport (or the provisional passport) should be valid for another 6 months upon entry, but it must be valid for at least the duration ofStay to be valid. A return or onward ticket is required for entry by plane. Visa: For tourist trips in Mexico up to… Read More »

NATO on Kosovo and Afghanistan

Military actions other than traditional defense of one’s own country’s borders have long been controversial within NATO. From the American side, during the 1990’s, there was sometimes strong criticism of peacekeeping operations, which was based on a desire that the country would not be involved in European crises and wars that did not directly affect… Read More »


The WHO works for the well-being of people and deals with issues related to medical research, diseases such as HIV and tuberculosis, pandemics and coordination of aid efforts in humanitarian crises. Introduction Standing for World Health Organization according to abbreviationfinder, WHO is the UN’s specialist body for health issues. The organization’s goal is to work… Read More »

United States Religion and Languages

Religion Religiosity in the United States is characterized by pluralism. Of Christian communities did in the 1600s Roman Catholic stronghold in the then French Maryland. Other colonies on the East Coast were dominated by Protestants: Anglicans in Virginia, Congregationalists in Massachusetts, Calvinists in New Jersey, and Lutherans in Delaware. Soon, Quakers, Mennonites (eg Amish) and… Read More »

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Religion and Languages

Population According to Countryaah, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, like many of the other Caribbean states, have a high average population density; In 2019, it was 283 residents per km2. Population growth is dampened by extensive emigration. The country’s largest city is the capital Kingstown, which in 2013 had 12,900 residents. Language English is the… Read More »

Saint Lucia Religion and Languages

According to Countryaah, the June 2016 parliamentary election was a disaster for the ruling Saint Lucia Labor Party, which lost 5 seats and had to settle for the 6th United Workers Party, went ahead with 5 seats and gained 11. It then formed government with its chairman Allen Chastanet as prime minister. Follow abbreviationfinder to… Read More »

Panama Religion and Languages

On the Panamanian headland, the chibcha civilization developed (muiscas; See: Colombia). It was one of the great cultures in America. The society was sharply stratified, it had an evolved architecture and developed advanced goldsmiths and scientific recognition in a variety of disciplines. In 1508, the Spanish crown decided to initiate the conquest of the so-called… Read More »

Nicaragua Religion and Languages

Population In 2019 Nicaragua had an average population density of 50 residents per km2. According to Countryaah, the most densely populated are the Managua area and the lowland to the west, while the autonomous Atlantic coast is sparsely populated. Nicaragua, like its neighbors, has a young population. During the 1980s, infant mortality fell sharply, but… Read More »

Mexico Religion and Languages

Population After decades of rapid population growth, the annual population increase is now down to just over 1 percent. According to Countryaah, young people make up a large part of the population and more than three-quarters of the residents live in cities. Historical population development Over the past 500 years, Mexico has undergone drastic changes… Read More »

Jamaica Religion and Languages

According to Countryaah, in 1942, huge deposits of bauxite were discovered, and the multinational aluminum companies ALCOA, ALCAN and Reynolds & Kaiser quickly penetrated the country. Sugar production was displaced to a second place. The groups extracted the country’s minerals from the classic colonial scheme. The bauxite was exported in raw form without local machining.… Read More »

Honduras Religion and Languages

Population In 2019, the country had an average population density of 86 residents per km2. The most densely populated are the areas around Tegucigalpa in central Honduras and San Pedro Sula in the north; otherwise, the country is sparsely populated. Movement from the countryside to the cities is increasing, and in 2019, 55 percent of… Read More »

Haiti Religion and Languages

According to Countryaah, the island of Haiti – or Quisqueya as the original Arawak and Taíno people called it – is today divided between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. When Columbus “discovered” the island in 1492, it was populated by several Arawak people who disappeared completely within a few decades. The Spaniards carried out a… Read More »

Guatemala Religion and Languages

Population In 2019 Guatemala had an average population density of 158 residents per km2; The closest, besides the metropolitan area, is the western volcanic highlands, where a majority of Indians live. According to Countryaah, the country’s Native American population has a child mortality rate that is much higher than the average for Guatemala’s entire population,… Read More »

Grenada Religion and Languages

Population Like most countries in the region, Grenada is densely populated. In 2019, the average population density was 323 residents per km2. As a result of extensive emigration, Grenada has a weak population growth. The country’s largest city is the capital of Saint George’s (3,000 residents, 2012). Language According to Countryaah, English is an official… Read More »

Greenland Religion and Languages

Business Structure Fishing Fishing is the main business in Greenland. However, land-based industries (including construction and service companies) are gaining in fisheries as the industries with the highest number of employees in total. The most important resource for fishing is the shrimp, which is fished from large factory trawlers as well as smaller trawlers that… Read More »

El Salvador Religion and Languages

According to Countryaah, El Salvador has been populated by the Chibcha people since time immemorial, with the Pipil and Lenca constituting the two largest subgroups. The Mayans also settled in the country, but had no major influence. After defeating the Aztecs in Mexico, the Spaniards continued under the leadership of Pedro de Alvarado the conquest… Read More »

Dominican Republic Religion and Languages

Dominican Republic, officially Spanish República Dominicana, state in the Caribbean Sea with (2018) 10.6 million residents; The capital is Santo Domingo. The Dominican Republic comprises the eastern part of the Greater Antilles island of Hispaniola. Population Like many of the other Caribbean states, the Dominican Republic is densely populated – in 2019 the average population density… Read More »

Dominica Religion and Languages

According to Countryaah, in July 1974, Edward LeBlanc retired from politics; his successor to the posts of prime minister and leader of the DLP was Patrick R. John. In the March 1975 parliamentary elections, DLP achieved a comfortable victory with 16 of the 21 seats. Independently of each other, individual member states in the West… Read More »

Cuba Religion and Languages

Population Demographically, Cuba differs from other Latin American states in several ways. Family planning keeps birth rates low. The death rate is also low, which is related both to good health care and to the population’s age distribution. According to Countryaah, 77 percent of the population live in cities. The rural scattered farms (bohíos) are… Read More »