Historical/Cultural Region

Maya Region: Maya Highlands and Lowlands (Central/North America) The Editor Wed, 07/15/2020 - 13:14
The Maya region is the largest in Mesoamerica. The region is generally divided into three loosely defined zones within Guatemala, Belize and Mexico: the southern Maya highlands, the southern Maya lowlands and the northern Maya lowlands.
Mesoamerica: Historical Region (Central/North America) The Editor Thu, 02/07/2019 - 20:57
Mesoamerica, which literally means "middle America" in Greek, is a historical and cultural region in North America. It extends from approximately central Mexico through Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and northern Costa Rica.
Petén Basin: Maya Forest (Central/North America) The Editor Mon, 06/10/2019 - 13:00
The Petén Basin is a geographical subregion of Mesoamerica and a center of Maya civilizations such as Tikal and Calakmul. It is primarily located in northern Guatemala and southeastern Mexico. The Maya Forest is the second largest remaining tropical rain forest in the Americas.

Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley: Originary Habitat of Mesoamerica, World Heritage Site (Mexico)

The Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley is a semi-arid zone with the richest biodiversity in North America, hosting the densest forests of columnar cacti in the world. Archaeological evidence demonstrates the early domestication of crops and an exceptional water management system of canals, wells, aqueducts and dams.