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Welcome to Nicaragua! This Central American nation is known for its natural beauty and cultural pride.


Get to know Nicaragua! Get the facts about its land, products, and people.


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


Capital: Managua


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

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