What are some Plains in Latin America?
There is one major plain in Latin America, known as the pampas (Quechua for "plain"). It is a flat, black-soil region akin to the US Great Plains, and is located in South America, between Argentina, Uruguay, and a small portion of southern Brazil.
Another "plain" is the Central Mexican Plateau, which covers most of central Mexico. It is quite fertile due to volcanic activity.
Latin America is called "Latin America" because the countries that comprise Latin America speak Spanish and Portuguese, which are descended from Latin. The main official languages in the region - Spanish, Portuguese (and French) are derived from Latin. The term "Latin America" was coined in the 1860s when the French Emperor Napoleon III was trying to extend French imperial control over Mexico. He and his ministers used the term to try to suggest at least…
What are other main languages spoken in Latin America besides Spanish Portuguese and French and any indigenous language?
By definition, Latin America only includes countries that speak languages based on Latin. So only countries that speak the following languages are considered Latin America: Spanish Portuguese French You might be confusing Latin America with South America. For the languages of South America, click here.