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Location of Central America

Latitude: (shown as a horizontal line) is the angular distance, in degrees, minutes, and seconds of a point north or south of the Equator. Lines of latitude are often referred to as parallels.

Longitude: (shown as a vertical line) is the angular distance, in degrees, minutes, and seconds, of a point east or west of the Prime (Greenwich) Meridian. Lines of longitude are often referred to as meridians.

Central America Latitude and Longitude examples: (see map)

Belmopan, Belize:17°15'N / 88°46'W
Guatemala City, Guatemala:14°36'N / 90°32'W
Managua, Nicaragua:12°8'N / 86°15'W
Panama City, Panama:58'N / 79°32'W
San Jose, Costa Rica:55'N / 84°4'W
San Salvador, El Salvador:13°41'N / 89°11'W
Tegucigalpa, Honduras:14°4'N / 87°12'W

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