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Nicaragua's Information

Flag of Nicaragua
Land Area 119,990 km2
Water Area 10,380 km2
Total Area 130,370km2 (#96)
Population 5,966,798 (#110)
Population Density 49.73/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $33.55 Billion
GDP Per Capita $5,300
Currency Cordoba (NIO)
More Information Nicaragua
Largest Cities
ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)

Nicaragua has much to offer, including vast areas of untouched natural beauty in its national parks and forest preserves, silver white beaches, volcanoes, rain forests, Spanish colonial cities and much more.

Major points-of-interest include the capital city of Managua, including the National Palace, Fine Arts Palace and Government House; nearby Masaya Volcano National Park; Xiloa crater lake; volcanic footprints at La Loma hill; the churches of Leon; the ruins of Leon Viego; the many attractions of the colonial city of Granada, including Casa de los Leones, San Francisco Convent, Lake Nicaragua boat tours and the not-to-be-missed volcanoes on Ometepe Island.

Nicaragua's Caribbean coast attractions includes Escondido River boat tours, rain forest eco-tourism sites; the carefree, reggae lifestyle of Bluefields, and the coral reefs and diving venues of the Corn Islands.


CONVENTION AND VISITOR BUREAUS:
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  • Electricity: 110/120V, 60Hz
  • Times to Travel: Nicaragua has two seasons: the rainy season from approximately May to October and the dry season, lasting from November to April. However, the seasons vary from region to region and are inconsistent from one year to the next.

    April and May across the country, are the hottest, driest months, and are subject to dust and clouds of smoke from farmers burning their fields in preparation for planting.

    Temperatures are generally warmer in the lowlands and cooler in the highlands. Evenings are always pleasant, and overall, Nicaragua is enjoyable to visit year round.

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This page was last updated on November 29, 2017.

Nicaragua Trivia

What type of government does Nicaragua have?

In Nicaragua, a presidential republic, the President of the country leads the government and also is the head of state. The National Assembly and the government exercises legislative power. The executive power is vested in the government. An independent judiciary handles the federal judicial functions.

What Type Of Government Does Nicaragua Have?

What is the Currency of Nicaragua?

The official currency of Nicaragua is the Nicaraguan córdoba.

What Is the Currency of Nicaragua?

What Languages are Spoken in Nicaragua?

Spanish is the official language of Nicaragua, although English is also an important language spoken in the nation. The country has several indigenous languages, many of which have become extinct, while others are spoken by small groups of Nicaraguans.

What Languages are Spoken in Nicaragua?

What is the biggest city in Nicaragua?

Managua is the capital and most populous city of Nicaragua with a population of over 2.2 million.

Biggest Cities In Nicaragua

What Is The Capital Of Nicaragua?

Managua, located on the shores of the Lake Managua, serves as the capital and most populous city of Nicaragua.

What Is The Capital Of Nicaragua?

What Were the Contras of Nicaragua?

The Nicaragua contras were right-wing rebels who opposed the socialist "Sandinista" government that was active in Nicaragua from 1979 until 1990. They included the Nicaraguan Democratic Force (Fuerza Democratica Nicaraguense or FDN). I

Who Were The Contras Of Nicaragua?

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