Perito Moreno Glacier is one of the 48 glaciers in the Patagonian Ice Field. The Glacier is the third largest reserve of fresh water in the world. Ushuaia, the capital of Tierra del Fuego, Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur Province, Argentina, is commonly regarded as the southernmost city in the world.
Brazilians feel that soccer is more of a lifestyle than a sport. They consider their country as “Soccerland."
Chile is the longest country in the world from north to south at 2,647 miles (4,620 km) long and extends across 38 degrees of latitude.
95% of the world emerald production is extracted from the Colombian subsoil.
The sun rises and sets in Costa Rica at the same time every day 365 days a year, due to its close proximity to the equator.
Cuba produces the best cigars in the world. The most famous brands are Montecristo, Partagas, Hoyo de Monterrey, and Upmann.
The Dominican Republic has the highest mountains of the Caribbean. Pico Duarte Mountain has a height of 10.417 feet.
Ecuador's name comes from the equatorial line that delimits the Northern Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere. It crosses the country from east to west passing near Quito. The capital of Ecuador is situated in latitude 0-0’-0’,’ which is considered the middle of the world.
Guatemala is the leading exporter of cardamom, the fifth of sugar, the seventh of coffee worldwide, and the first supplier of coffee to Starbucks.
Honduras is called the “banana republic”. Although it has numerous natural resources, 65% of the active population work in the banana industry, and it is the second producer of bananas in the world.
There are nearly 200 Mayan ruins sites you can explore in Mexico. The Mayans of Mexico were the most advanced civilization of Mesoamerica. Mexico has more languages and dialects than Europe due to the large number of indigenous groups that live in the country.
Nicaragua Lake is an ecological reserve, which is the home of many unique species of fish, and a large variety of birds. The only freshwater sharks in the world live in the reserve.
Panamá is the only place in the world where you can watch the sunrise over the Pacific Ocean and the sunset over the Atlantic Ocean.
Machu Picchu was declared a Peruvian Historical Sanctuary in 1981 and a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1983. In 2007, Machu Picchu was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in a worldwide Internet poll.
El Yunque is the only tropical rainforest in the U.S. National Forest System. Playa Flamenco in Culebra Puerto Rico was voted many times by respected travel experts and traveler polls as one of the best and most beautiful beaches in the world.
The Spanish heritage shaped different aspects of the current life of Latin-Americans. Today, Spanish facilitates good communication among Latin-American nations. It has four official languages: Castilian Spanish, Catalan, Galician and Basque.
Uruguay is one of the countries in South America with the highest literacy rate of 98%.
Salto Angel is the highest waterfall in the world. It has a height of 3,212 feet and an uninterrupted fall of 2,648 feet.
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