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Central America Facts

  • GDP Total: $107.7 billion (2006)
  • GDP per capita: $5,339 (2006)
  • Major Languages: Spanish, English, Mayan languages and many others
  • Population: 42,293,676 (2009 est)
  • Population Density: 77.2 km2 (29.8 sq mi)

Capital Cities: (see map)

(by metro population)

  • Guatemala City: 3,681,309
  • Managua: 2,105,000
  • San Jose: 1,715,485
  • Tegucigalpa: 1,324,000
  • Panama City: 1,272,672
  • San Salvador: 540,898
  • Belmopan: 20,000

Largest Countries:

(by population - 2009 est)

  • Guatemala: 14,377,000
  • Honduras: 7,616,000
  • El Salvador: 6,194,000
  • Nicaragua: 5,822,000
  • Costa Rica: 4,640,000
  • Panama: 3,322,576
  • Belize: 322,100

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This page was last updated on September 19, 2016.