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Nicaragua

Capital: Managua Area: 130,000 sq m Population: 6.1 Million Language: Spanish Currency: Cordoba Annual Production: 1.5m 60kg Bags Coffee Producing Area: In the regions of 2,100 km2 Producing Regions: North Central: Matagalpa, Jinotega and Boaco Coffee Varietals: Caturra, Catimor, Catuai, Bourbon varietals Terrain: Mountain Mass Altitude: 800m-1,500m Soil: Volcanic Harvest: November-February Large scale coffee production

Mexico

Capital: Mexico City Area: 1,973,000 sq m Population: 123.8 million Language: Spanish Currency: Peso Annual Production: 3.5mn 60kg Bags Coffee Producing Area: Unverified Producing Regions: Chiapas, Oaxaca, Veracruz Coffee Varietals: Bourbon, Typica, Caturra, Maragogype Terrain: North and West: Mountainous, Center: High, rough plateaus Altitude: 700m-1,700m Soil: Volcanic Harvest: October-March Coffee arrived in Mexico from the

Kenya

Capital: Nairobi Area: 160,000 hectares Population: 44.35 million Language: There are a total of 68 languages spoken in Kenya. The two official languages are English and Swahili. Currency: Kenya Shilling Annual Production: 54.000 tons Coffee Producing Area: Central (65%), Eastern (20%), Western (10%), Rift Valley (5%) Producing Regions: Mt. Kenya, the Aberdare Range, Kisii, Nyanza,

Jamaica

Capital: Kingston Area: 11,420 sq km Population: 2.8 Million Language: English Currency: Jamaican Dollar Annual Production: 11,600 60kg bags Coffee Producing Area: Variable Producing Regions: Blue Mountain and Middlesex Country Coffee Varietals: Heirloom Terrain: West: Low mountain ranges, Centre/North: Plateaus Altitude: 700m-2000m Soil: Volcanic Harvest: August-September   The Jamaican coffee industry started from three coffee plants

Indonesia

Capital: Jakarta Area: 11,000,000,000 sqm Population: 255 million Language: Bahasa officially but over 700 languages spoken Currency: Indonesian Rupiah Annual Production: 10.9 million 60kg Bags (25% Arabica) Coffee Producing Area: Widely spread throughout the country Producing Regions: Islands of Sumatra and Java, as well as Flores, Bali, Sulawesi Coffee Varietals: Ranges from heirloom to Tim-Tim

India

Capital: New Delhi Area: 3,287,263 square kilometers Population: 1.252 billion Language: Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Urdu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Assamese Currency: Rupee Annual Production: 348,000 metric tons Coffee Producing Area: To be verified Producing Regions: Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh and Orissa, Tamil Nadu Coffee Varietals: Various Terrain: Upland plain in the south,

Honduras

Capital: Tegucigalpa Area: 44,000 sq m Population: 8.2 million Language: Spanish Currency: Lempira Annual Production: 5.9mn 60kg bags Coffee Producing Area: X Producing Regions: Agalta, Comayagua, Copan, Montecillos, Opalca, El Paraiso Coffee Varietals: Caturra, Typica, Bourbon, Catui, Geisha and Pacas Terrain: Mountainous, coastal plains Altitude: 900m to 1,800m Soil: Volcanic Soil Harvest: October-March Coffee production

Hawaii

Capital: Honolulu Area: 28,311 km2 Population: 1,428,557 Language: English, Hawaiian Currency: US Dollar Annual Production: 3,082,024 kg [estimated] Coffee Producing Area: 3,200 hectares [estimated] Producing Regions: Kona, Kau, Puna, Hamakua Coffee Varietals: Kona Typica, Red & Yellow Catuai Terrain: Islands with moutain features Altitude: 250 – 450 MASL Soil: Volcanic with a high lava content

Guatemala

Capital: Guatemala City Area: 109,000 Square Kilometers Population: 15.5mn Language: Spanish Currency: Quetzal Annual Production: 3.3m 60kg Bags Coffee Producing Area: Not verified Producing Regions: Acatenango, Antigua, Atitlan, Coban, Fraijanes, Huehuetenango, Oriente and San Marcos Coffee Varietals: Arabigo, Bourbon, Cattura, Cautai, Typica, Maragogype. Terrain: Volcanic Slopes, Mountains Altitude: 1,200m– 2,000m Soil: Volcanic Harvest: August-March Coffee

Ethiopia

Capital: Addis Ababa Area: 1,230,000 square kilometers Population: Over 100 million Language: Amharic Currency: Birr Annual Production: 390,500 tonnes Coffee Producing Area: Not fully verified Producing Regions: Kaffa, Sidamo, Yirgachaffe, Limu, Harrar, Nekempti Coffee Varietals: Heirloom Terrain: Mountainous highlands and plateaus Altitude: 1475-2300 MASL Soil: Predominantly volcanic and sedimentary Harvest: September-January Ethiopia is acknowledged as