By: Braden Zehring

Background Information

The capital of Nicaragua is Managua. The major cities are, León, Estelí, Mantagalpa, and Corinto. Nicaragua was controlled my Spain, and it gained its independence in 1821 and it became a independent republic in 1838. The official language is Spanish. Their flag is three equal horizontal lines, one white and two blue, and in the middle there is a coat of arms surrounded by the words," Republican de Nicaragua".

Geographical Information

Nicaragua is located in Central America bordering the Carribean sea and the North Pacific Ocean, and surrounded by Honduras and Costa Rica. Some physical features in Nicaragua are: Central mountains, Coco River, San Juan River, Lake Managua,