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Nicaragua Travel Guide

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Quick Facts
Capital Managua
Government Republic
Currency gold cordoba (NIO)
Area total: 129,494
Religion Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant
Electricity 120V/60Hz (USA plug)
Calling Code +505
Internet TLD .ni
Time Zone UTC-6

Nicaragua is a country in Central America. It has coastlines on both the Caribbean Sea, in the east, and the North Pacific Ocean, in the west, and has Costa Rica to the southeast and Honduras to the northwest.

Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America with an area of 130,373km2 and contains the largest freshwater body in Central America, Lago de Nicaragua (Lake Nicaragua) or Cocibolca. The capital city of Nicaragua is Managua. Roughly one quarter of the nation's population lives in the Nicaraguan capital, making it the second largest city and metropolitan area in Central America.

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