Esteli, Nicaragua

Esteli’ is a city in western-central Nicaragua. It covers 795.7 sq km (307.2 sq mi) and has a population of 119,000 people (2011 estimate). Esteli’ is the third biggest city in Nicaragua. Located 844 m above sea level, it enjoys a pleasant climate. More on Esteli’ Esteli’ is today a center for tobacco growing for […]

Cristobal, Panama

Cristo’bal is a port town on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal. Since the disestablishment of the Canal Zone, Cristo’bal is now part of the city of Colo’n. Both Cristo’bal and Colo’n are derived from the Spanish translation of Christopher Columbus, the Italian-born explorer. More on Cristo’bal In similar fashion to the neighboring towns, […]

Coro, Venezuela

Coro is the oldest city in western Venezuela. Its full name is Santa Ana de Coro. The city is the state capital of Falco’n State. It was founded by Spanish colonists in 1527 and served as the first capital of Venezuela. Today it has a well-preserved historic center. Coro and its port were recognized by […]

David, Panama

David is a city in western Panama. It is the capital of Chiriquí province. The city covers 176 sq km (68 sq mi). It is located at 6 m (20ft) below sea level, and has a population of 145,000 people (2011 estimate). Today it is the third biggest city in Panama. More on David David […]

Corozal, Belize

Corozal Town is a town on the northern part of Belize. It is the district capital of the eponymous district. The city is located some 84 miles to the north of Belize City, close to the border with Mexico. It has a population of close to 10,000 people (2011 estimate). More on Corozal Town Modern […]