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Shoal Bay East, Anguilla. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini..

GEOGRAPHY OF CENTRAL AMERICA Central America is a long and narrow isthmic region, that along with the archipelagoes and the islands of Antilles, combining among them North and the South America. The area of Central America is surrounded to the ...

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Panama City climate: when to go to Panama City

Panama City, Panama. Author Zachary Baumgartner. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Panama City (Cuidad de Panamá) is located along the coast of the Pacific Ocean in an area originally covered by tropical forest. The climate that characterizes the city is therefore the humid tropical sub-equatorial climate. This type of climate means ...

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Virgin Islands of the United States climate: when to go to The U.S. Virgin Islands

Cinammon Bay, Saint John, United States Virgin Islands. Author Yawper. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution.

The climate of the U.S. Virgin Islands is tropical hot and humid, but with pleasant temperatures all year round thanks to the constant trade winds blowing from the northeast, in fact the temperatures vary little during the year, in fact ...

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Virgin Islands of the United States: a former Danish colony

Cinammon Bay, Saint John, United States Virgin Islands. Author Yawper. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The archipelago of the United States Virgin Islands (Virgin Islands of the United States), is a territory of the United States of America, purchased from Denmark in 1917, the archipelago is located in the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean Sea, ...

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Turks and Caicos climate: when to go to Turks and Caicos

Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos. Author Rian Castillo (digitizechaos). Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The archipelago of the Turks and Caicos Islands, has a tropical climate tempered by trade winds of the northeast, with stable temperatures throughout the year and with two climatic seasons that differ from one another in precipitation. The temperatures undergo ...

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Turks and Caicos: tourism and financial assets

Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. Author Ben Ramirez. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The archipelagoes of Turks and Caicos Islands are a British overseas territory situated in the Caribbean, in the Lesser Antilles, north of the island of Hispaniola and south-east of the Bahamas Islands. The state is formed by the two archipelagos ...

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Trinidad and Tobago climate: when to go to Trinidad and Tobago

Pigeon Point, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago. Author Paul Mannix. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The climate of the two islands is tropical hot and humid with high temperatures and heavy rains. The seasons are limited to a rainy season from June to December and a dry season between January and May. The average maximum ...

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Trinidad and Tobago: two islands off the coast of Venezuela

Castara, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago. Author Neiljs. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Trinidad and Tobago (Republic of Trinidad and Tobago) is a independent presidential republic in the British Commonwealth, located in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Venezuela, in front of the Orinoco delta. The state is made up of the ...

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Saint Vincent and Grenadines climate: when to go to Saint Vincent

Mustique, Saint Vincent and Grenadines. Author Jason Pratt. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines have a pleasant warm and humid tropical climate tempered by constant trade winds blowing from the northeast. The seasons, as in the rest of the Caribbean, are differentiated by the amount of rain, while the ...

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: the islands of sailboats

Petit Saint Vincent, Saint Vincent and Grenadines. Author Jim G. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) is a constitutional monarchy associated with the British Commonwealth, the state, located in the Lesser Antilles, between the Caribbean Sea to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, ...

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Saint Martin climate: when to go to Sint Marteen

Ilet Pinel, Saint Martin. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The island of Saint-Martin/Sint Maarten has a tropical warm and humid climate, with temperatures undergo only slight variations throughout the year, and which are moderated by constant trade winds blowing from the east and northeast. The temperatures of Saint-Martin remain ...

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Saint Martin / Sint Marteen: the island for half French and for half Dutch

Maho Bay, Sint Maarten. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The island of Saint Martin – Sint Maarten (87 sq km) has the peculiarity of being divided between France and the Netherlands, to France belongs only the northern part of the island for a total of 53 square kilometers, while is part of ...

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Saint Lucia climate: when to go to Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia. Author Jon Callas. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The island of Saint Lucia has a tropical climate, hot and humid, moderated by northeast trade winds, the climate of the island differs in two seasons based on rainfall, while temperatures are constant throughout the year. The average annual temperature ...

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Saint Lucia: mountain landscapes and volcanoes

Pitons, Saint Lucia. Author Aramil Liadon. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The island of Saint Lucia is a parliamentary monarchy associated with the British Commonwealth, the state, located in the Lesser Antilles, between the Caribbean Sea to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, north of Saint Vincent and ...

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Saint Kitts and Nevis climate: when to go to Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts, Saint Kitts and Nevis. Author Nesnad. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The islands of St. Kitts and Nevis enjoying a tropical maritime climate tempered by constant trade winds blowing from the northeast. The seasons differ depending on rainfall, with a dry season and a wet season, while temperatures are constant throughout ...

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Saint Kitts and Nevis: old British colonial atmosphere

Brimstone Hill Fortress, Saint Kitts, Saint Kitts and Nevis. Author Ukexpat. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Saint Kitts and Nevis (Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis) is an independent state within the British Commonwealth located in the Caribbean, in the Lesser Antilles, situated between the Netherlands Antilles, Montserrat, Antigua and Barbuda and Saint Barthelemy. The country ...

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Saint-Barthélemy climate: when to go to Saint-Barthélemy

Shell Beach, Saint-Barthélemy. Author Bruce Tuten. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The island of Saint Barthélemy has a tropical climate warm and humid, with temperatures undergo only slight variations throughout the year, and which are moderated by constant trade winds blowing from the northeast. The average maximum temperatures vary between 27 ...

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Saint-Barthélemy: a former Swedish colony in the Caribbean

Gustavia, Saint-Barthélemy. Author Bruce Tuten. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The island of Saint-Barthélemy (Collectivité d’outre-mer de Saint-Barthélemy), former Swedish colony, is now a French overseas community in the Lesser Antilles located between Saint Martin to the north-west and Saint Kitts and Nevis to the south. The community is formed ...

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Puerto Rico climate: when to go to Puerto Rico

Flamenco Beach, Culebra, Puerto Rico. Author Joe King (jking89). Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The island of Puerto Rico enjoys a warm and humid tropical climate, with average annual temperatures of 26°C and with rain well distributed throughout the year. The wet period coincides with the months ranging from May to October, the wettest ...

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Puerto Rico: the smallest island of the Greater Antilles

Castillo de San Felipe del Morro, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Author Jorge Lascar. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Puerto Rico (Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico), is the smallest island of Great Antilles in the Caribbean Sea located between the island of Hispaniola and the Virgin Islands, the state of Puerto Rico is a ...

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Panama climate: when to go to Panama

Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama. Author Kent MacElwee. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The climate of Panama is tropical, the country can be divided into two distinct climatic regions: the coast along the Caribbean Sea and the coast along the Pacific Ocean, both climatic regions have temperatures ranging between 25°C and 32°C. The ...

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Panama: a narrow strip of land between two oceans

Panama City, Panama. Author Zachary Baumgartner. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Panama (República del Panamá) is a presidential republic in Central America, situated in the narrowest side of isthmus region of Central America, it’s bordered to the west by Costa Rica, to the east by Colombia, washed to the north from ...

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Nicaragua climate: when to go to Nicaragua

Isla Pequeña del Maíz (Little Corn Island), Nicaragua. Author McArthur. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Nicaragua’s climate is tropical, the country climate can be divided into three distinct climatic regions: the coast along the Caribbean Sea, the coast along the Pacific Ocean and the northern mountainous region. The heat is more tolerable from December to April, ...

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Nicaragua: the land of lakes and volcanoes

Volcano Momotombo, Nicaragua. Author Dalbera. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Nicaragua (República de Nicaragua) is a presidential republic in Central America, by extension is the largest of Central America countries, bordered to the north by Honduras, to the south by Costa Rica, to the east is washed from the Caribbean ...

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Netherlands Antilles climate: when to go to the Netherlands Antilles

Playa Knip Chiki, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles. Author Marguerite Elias. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Climate of Curacao and Bonaire Curacao and Bonaire have a warm/dry and sunny tropical climate throughout the year, with average temperatures of 27°C, mitigated by the constant trade winds blowing northeast. The rainy season starts in October and ends in ...

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Netherlands Antilles: remains of one of the largest commercial empires in history

Willemstad, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles. Author Chika Watanabe. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The Netherlands Antilles (Nederlandse Antillen) are part of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean Sea and are formed by two groups of islands distant from each other almost 1 000 km: Curaçao, Klein Curaçao, Bonaire and Klein Bonaire, located just ...

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Montserrat climate: when to go to Montserrat

Soufriere Hill, Montserrat. Author David Stanley. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The island of Montserrat has a tropical hot and humid, with temperatures stable throughout the year, the average minimum ranging between 21°C and 24°C, while the average maximum range between 28°C and 31°C, trade winds mitigate the temperatures. In Montserrat, ...

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Montserrat: a destructive volcano

The abandoned city of Plymouth, Montserrat. Author Mike Schinkel. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The island of Montserrat is a British overseas territory situated in the Caribbean, in the Lesser Antilles, south-west of Antigua, south-east of Nevis and north-west of Guadeloupe. The island is mountainous and green, reaches the maximum height with the Soufrière ...

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Martinique climate: when to go to Martinique

Les Salines, Martinique. Author ANDRE ALLAGUY-SALACHY. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The island of Martinique has a hot and humid tropical climate with constant temperatures throughout the year, the average minimum temperatures vary between 21 ° C and 23 ° C, while the average maximum temperatures vary between 28 ° C ...

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Martinique: wild island with an active volcano

Montagne Pelée, Martinique. Author Jean & Nathalie. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The island of Martinique is a French overseas department located in the Caribbean, in the Lesser Antilles, south of Dominica and north of Saint Lucia, the capital is the city of Fort-de-France. Martinique was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493. ...

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