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Nicaragua FlagMajor cities : Managua (Capital), Chinandega, León, Masaya and Matagalpa.
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Nicaragua Information

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ISO 3166-1NI - NIC - 558
NATO country codeNU - NIC
FIPS 10-4 codeNU
ContinentAmericas / Central America
Nicaragua CapitalManagua
Official languageSpanish
Name of the inhabitantsNicaraguan
Nicaragua National Day15 September
Nicaragua Currency Nicaraguan córdoba (NIO)
Nicaragua 15 %
Nicaragua Calling code+505
Nicaragua Country domain code .ni
Nicaragua Vehicle registration plateNIC
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC -6:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Group of 77
Nicaragua National anthemSalve a ti

Nicaragua Head of state

President of the RepublicDaniel Ortega (2007)

Nicaragua Religion

List of the main religions practiced in Nicaragua.

  1. Christianity 95 %
  2. Protestantism 5 %

Nicaragua Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of Nicaragua (Inhabitants, population, economy).

Area129,494 km² (49,998 sq mi)
Population6,288,000 inhabitants (2018) Chart
Population Density 48.6 /km² (125.8 /sq mi)
Length of coastline910 km
Perimeter1,561 km
Life expectancy74.8 Year (2015), ♀ : 77.9 Year, ♂ : 71.5 Year
Average years of schooling 6.5 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.658 (2018)
Gross domestic product13 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: -4.0 %
2,108 US$ per capita
Unemployment15.2 % of labor force (2018) Chart
Inflation5.0 % (2018) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: B+ (Stable, 11 February 2016)
  • Moody's: B2 (Positive, 20 July 2017)

Nicaragua Chart

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Population, Gross domestic product, Unemployment, Inflation

Nicaragua Covid-19

Incident rate106.19
Case fatality ratio2.66587 %
Last updated : 2 April 2021

Nicaragua Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Copper
  2. Lead
  3. Zinc
  4. Timber
  5. Gold
  6. Fish
  7. Tungsten
  8. Silver

Nicaragua Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Corn
  2. Dairy products
  3. Bananas
  4. Sugarcane
  5. Coffee
  6. Cotton
  7. Tobacco
  8. Poultry
  9. Rice
  10. Shrimp
  11. Beef
  12. Veal
  13. Pork
  14. Beans
  15. Sesame
  16. Soya
  17. Lobsters

Nicaragua Border

Nicaragua's border with 2 other countries. The list of Border countries of Nicaragua below classified by border length (in kilometers).

  1. Honduras Honduras 342 km
  2. Costa Rica Costa Rica 309 km

Nicaragua Map

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Nicaragua Climate

  1. Tropical savanna climate 83 %
  2. Monsoon 16 %
  3. Tropical rainforest climate 0.66 %

Nicaragua Weather (Managua)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of Nicaragua for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of Managua).

Nicaragua Electricity

Electrical standard in Nicaragua (voltage, power outlet ...)

Voltage120 V
Frequency60 Hz
Power plugPower plug : A
Power socketPower socket : A

Nicaragua Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of Nicaragua classified by annual passenger transit.

Augusto C. Sandino International Airport

Nicaragua Hotel

Here is a list of hotel in Nicaragua selected by our teams for their qualities. Click the hotel of your choice to find out the availability of rooms by your travel dates.

Hotel Hotel El RaizonHotel El Raizon

Located just 3 km from the Masaya Volcano, Hotel El Raizon offers an outdoor swimming pool, shady gardens and a sun terrace with hammocks. Its air-conditioned rooms feature free Wi-Fi... view more
$US 50
Hotel Hotel HexHotel Hex

Hotel Hex is a business oriented hotel, located 7 minutes’ drive from Managua International Airport. It has free Wi-Fi connection, free on-site parking and an outdoor pool. There is also a fitness centre... view more
$US 55
Hotel Hotel Gran OceanoHotel Gran Oceano
San Juan del Sur
Hotel Gran Oceano is located facing the San Juan del Sur Bay and offers to its guests extensive gardens and an outdoor pool. The full breakfast is offered without a fee... view more
$US 57
Hotel Montecristo River Lodge - All InclusiveMontecristo River Lodge - All Inclusive
El Castillo de La Concepción
Offering a restaurant, garden and a bar, Montecristo River Lodge - All Inclusive is located in El Castillo de La Concepción, just 10 metres from San Juan River. The rooms will provide you with a terrace. Private bathrooms also come with a shower... view more
$US 75
Hotel Hotel MiradorHotel Mirador

Surrounded by gardens, Hotel Mirador is located just 100 metres from Ocotal Bus Station. It offers free private parking, free Wi-Fi access and bright, air-conditioned rooms with cable TV... view more
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Nicaragua Olympic Games

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of Nicaragua and the number of medals won.

SummerParticipation : 12Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 12Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
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