North America

Facts about Nicaragua

Nicaragua has two Ocean coasts. Each, on opposite sides of the country. So, you can take a morning swim in the Atlantic Ocean. Then in the Evening take a relaxing dip in the Pacific Ocean.The capital of Nicaragua is Managua. The geography for Nicaragua is that the land area is 50,336 square miles . The population that they estimated in 2010 is 5,891,199 its probably more now. The bodering countries are Costa Rica and Honduras.Temperature varies little with the seasons in Nicaragua and is largely a function of elevation.The"hot land," is characteristic of the foothills and lowlands from sea level to about 750 meter.

Facts about nicaragua

The President of Nicaragua is both head of state and head of government. The special holidays for Nicaragua is Granada Poetry International Festival , Fiestas Patronales Virgin Candelaria, Day of the dead .

The Spanish Language Facts

Spanish is spoken by 98% of the inhabitants of Nicaragua. Miskito and other indigenous languages are still spoken on the Atlantic coast. English is widely spoken as a second language. The most popular religion in Nicaragua is Roman Catholicism.

Facts about Nicaragua

Soccer was not always the most famous sport in Nicaragua. Baseball in the mid-20th century was once the most popular sport in Nicaragua. The oldest city in Central America is located in Nicaragua called Ruins of Leon Viejo. It is the oldest city in all of central America that is still in use today much as it was 1500 years ago. The Main religion in Nicaragua is Catholicism. There are many other religions in Nicaragua and freedom of religion is practiced.The largest natural lake in all of Central America is located in Nicaragua. Called lake Nicaragua it is a major tourist attraction and water supply for many people.

facts about nicaragua

Nicaragua had the first elected woman president of any central America country. She served from 1991 1997. Also she is the first democratic woman president of any democratic country in the world. The regional currency of Nicaragua is the Cordoba.