List of All Countries in Central America

Central America is the geographic region within the American continent between North America and South America. It is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean (the Caribbean Sea). Politically it is divided into seven independent countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.

Map of Countries in Central America

Map of Central American Countries

Alphabetical List of Central American Countries

As of 2019, there are a total of 7 countries in Central America. See the following for full list of Central American countries in alphabetical order:

# Country Name Official Name Independence Date
1 Belize Belize September 21, 1981
2 Costa Rica Republic of Costa Rica September 15, 1821
3 El Salvador Republic of El Salvador September 15, 1821
4 Guatemala Republic of Guatemala September 15, 1821
5 Honduras Republic of Honduras September 15, 1821
6 Nicaragua Republic of Nicaragua September 15, 1821
7 Panama Republic of Panama November 28, 1821


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