Central Central America

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointCerro Las Minas (2849 m/9347 ft)
CountriesNicaragua (96%), Honduras (85%), El Salvador (16%), Guatemala (3%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesAtlántico Norte (12%), Atlántico Sur (10%), Olancho (9%), Gracias a Dios (6%), Jinotega (3%), Matagalpa (3%), Francisco Morazán (3%), Chontales (3%), Río San Juan (3%), Yoro (3%), Colón (3%), El Paraíso (3%), León (2%), Comayagua (2%), Santa Bárbara (2%), Chinandega (2%), Rivas (2%), Atlántida (2%), Boaco (2%), Lempira (2%), Choluteca (2%), Managua (2%), Cortés (1%), Nueva Segovia (1%), Copán (1%), Intibucá (1%), La Paz (1%), Granada (1%), Usulután (1%), Estelí (1%), San Miguel (1%), Santa Ana (1%), Chalatenango (1%), Chiquimula (1%), La Unión (1%), Ocotepeque (1%), Valle (1%), La Libertad (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area266,312 sq km / 102,823 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent644 km / 400 mi North-South
751 km / 467 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long13° 22' N; 86° 38' W
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Map of Central Central America
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Central Central America.
Central America RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         YucatanLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Chiapas RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Guatemala RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central Central AmericaLevel 3
         Costa Rica-Panama RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Central Central America

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Cerro Las Minas28499347 
2.Montaña de Santa Bárbara27449003 
3.Cerro El Pital27308957 
4.Montaña de Corozal2480+8136+ 
5.Cerro Peña Quemada24598068 
6.Pico Bonito24357989 
7.Cerro Montecristo24187933 
8.Montaña de Comayagua24057890 
9.Montaña Cerro Verde23907841 
10.Cerro Erapuca23827815 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Central Central America

Volcán Telica
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The crater from the east (2016-08-20). Photo by Johannes Lö.
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