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Official name: Republic of Nicaragua
Size: 49,998 square miles (129,494 square kilometers); about the size of New York State.
Population: 5,666,301 as of 2011
95.5 % of the population is under the age of 65
Official Language: Spanish
Climate: Tropical in lowlands, cooler in highlands
Currency: Gold córdoba
Products: Coffee, bananas, sugarcane, cotton, rice, corn, tobacco, beef, pork, poultry, dairy, shrimp, lobsters, chemicals, machinery