Central America (Spanish: América Central, Centroamérica or América del Centro)
is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which
connects with South America on the southeast. Central America is bordered by
Mexico to the north, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the east,
and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
Central America consists of seven countries:
The combined population of Central America is 42,688,190 (2012 estimate).