How well do you know Central America?

You may know Costa Rica well or Belize like the back of your hand, but how much do you know about this vibrant, adventurous, wildlife-packed region? Time to find out…

If you’ve had the pleasure of visiting Central America, or you’ve admired it from afar, you already know that there’s so much we could’ve asked about this part of the world.

We’ve kept it simple with 20 questions, though expect some seriously tough trivia, covering every country, plus its wildlife, languages and flags. Good luck…

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1. How many countries are there in Central America (officially)?

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2. Which of these countries is not one of them?

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3. Guatemala is home to Central America’s tallest volcano. What’s it called?

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4. How long is the world-renowned Panama Canal waterway?

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5. Can you name Belize’s capital city?

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6. Honduras shares a border with three Central American countries. Which are they?

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7. Is El Salvador the smallest of the Central American countries (by sq km)?

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8. How many national parks does Costa Rica have?

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9. Nicaragua has plenty of incredible islands, including the Corn Islands. Which of these IS one of them?

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10. Can you identify this colourful city?

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11. Can you identify this breathtaking Mayan ruin?

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12. Can you identify this Central American bird?

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13. Can you name this adorable, Central American rainforest-dwelling creature?

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14. Which country is this white-faced capuchin monkey named after?

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15. Which Central American country has this demure-looking flag?

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16. Which Central American country has the ‘national dish’ of Pepián?

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17. Which language is the most commonly spoken in Central America?

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18. Between Panama and Colombia, there is a gap separating the North and South American continents, but no road. Name that gap.

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19. One of Central America’s great wonders is the sinkhole known as the Great Blue Hole. How deep is it, exactly?

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20. Finally, which of these wonders is NOT a UNESCO World Heritage Site?