Middle America Map Exercise

1. First let’s get some idea of the populations of the several regions within the realm.  Look in the World Political Information Table and find or calculate the populations of the regions listed below.

US                Central America                           Mexico                           Greater Antilles 

2. Now flip to the Population Density map on p. 48

In general, where are the three regions of high population density?

In general, where are the four regions of low population density?

3. Now flip to p. 51.

What factor(s) distinguish Belize, Guatemala and Honduras from the other countries in Middle America?