Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America by area at 130,373 km and the least densely populated. It has coastlines on the Caribbean Sea in the East and the Pacific Ocean in the West.

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Managua is the capital and largest city of Nicaragua.

Granada is the oldest colonial city in Nicaragua and the all-time-rival of Leon.

Originally founded in 1524 on a different site and moved here in 1610, León is one of the oldest cities in the Americas.


Southern Pacific Coast is a region in Nicaragua. This is the most touristically developed part …

The Capital Region is the region surrounding Managua, the capital of Nicaragua.

Northern Highlands is a region in Nicaragua. If all you remember about Nicaragua is grainy footage from the 1980s of mustachioed men with automatic rifles, chances are, those images come from here.

Caribbean Nicaragua is a region in Nicaragua. The Caribbean coast of Nicaragua is truly one-of-a-kind.

Northern Pacific Coast is a region in Nicaragua. The Northern Pacific Coast of Nicaragua is made of the Chinandega Department to the north and the Leon Department to the south.

The Rio San Juan Region is a region in Nicaragua which borders in the south to Plains of the North, Costa Rica This is largely a rural area, so the term "cities" is something of a stretch.


  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  6,000,000
  • Latitude of center:  12° 40' 58.8" (12.683°) north
  • Longitude of center:  85° 4' 40.8" (85.078°) west
  • Elevation:  130 meters (427 feet)
  • Capital:  Managua
  • Area:  129,494 km² (49,998 miles²)
  • Languages:  Spanish, English
  • Currency:  Cordoba (NIO)
  • Phone code:  505
  • Internet domain:  .ni
  • Neighbors:  Costa Rica, Honduras
  • Wikidata:  Nicaragua
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Nicaragua

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Other Names for Nicaragua

  • Akan:  Nekaraguwa
  • Albanian:  Nikaragua
  • Amharic:  ኒካራጓ
  • Arabic:  نيكاراجوا, نيكاراغوا
  • Armenian:  Նիկարագուա
  • Arpitan:  Nicaragoa
  • Azerbaijani:  Nikaraqua
  • Bambara:  Nikaragwa
  • Basque:  Nikaragua
  • Belarusian:  Нікарагуа
  • Bengali:  নিকারাগুয়া, নিকারাগোয়া
  • Bosnian:  Nikaragva
  • Bulgarian:  Никарагуа
  • Burmese:  နီကာရာဂွာ
  • Central Khmer:  នីការ៉ាហ្គ័រ
  • Chinese:  尼加拉瓜
  • Cornish:  Nikaragwa
  • Croatian:  Nikaragva
  • Czech:  Nikaragua
  • English:  Republic of Nicaragua
  • Esperanto:  Nikaragvo
  • Estonian:  Nikaraagua
  • Ewe:  Nicaraguadukɔ
  • Faroese:  Nikaragua
  • Fulah:  Nikaraguwaa
  • Ganda:  Nikaraguwa
  • Georgian:  ნიკარაგუა
  • German:  Nikaragua
  • Greek:  Νικαράγουα
  • Gujarati:  નિકારાગુઆ
  • Haitian:  Nikaragwa
  • Hausa:  Nikaraguwa
  • Hebrew:  ניקאראגואה, ניקרגואה
  • Hindi:  निकारागुआ
  • Hungarian:  Nikaragua
  • Icelandic:  Níkaragva
  • Ido:  Nikaragua
  • Indonesian:  Nikaragua
  • Irish:  Nicearagua
  • Japanese:  ニカラグア, ニカラグア共和国
  • Kannada:  ನಿಕಾರಾಗುವಾ
  • Kashmiri:  Nikāraguvā
  • Kikuyu:  Nikaragwa
  • Korean:  니카라과
  • Kurdish:  نیکاراگوا
  • Lao:  ນິຄາລາກົວ
  • Latvian:  Nikaragva
  • Lingala:  Nikaragwa
  • Lithuanian:  Nikaragva
  • Luba-Katanga:  Nikaragwa
  • Macedonian:  Никарагва, Никараква
  • Malagasy:  Nikaragoà
  • Malayalam:  നിക്കാരഗ്വ
  • Maltese:  Nikaragwa
  • Marathi:  निकाराग्वे
  • Nahuatl languages:  Nicanahuac
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  निकारागुवा
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  ନିକାରାଗୁଆ
  • Persian:  نیکاراگوآ, نیکاراگوئه, نیکاراگوا
  • Polish:  Nikaragua
  • Portuguese:  Nicarágua
  • Pushto:  نکاراګوا
  • Rundi:  Nikaragwa
  • Russian:  Никарагуа
  • Sango:  Nikaragua
  • Sanskrit:  निकारगुवा
  • Serbian:  Никарагва
  • Serbo-Croatian:  Nikaragva
  • Sinhala:  නිකරගුවාව
  • Slovak:  Nikaragua
  • Slovenian:  Nikaragva
  • Somali:  Nikaraaguwa
  • Spanish:  República de Nicaragua
  • Swahili (macrolanguage):  Nikaragwa
  • Tajik:  Никарагуа
  • Tamil:  நிகாரகுவா
  • Telugu:  నికరాగువా
  • Thai:  นิการากัว, นิคารากัว, ประเทศนิการากัว, สาธารณรัฐนิการากัว
  • Tibetan:  ནི་ཀ་ར་གུ་ཨ།
  • Tigrinya:  ኒካራጓ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands):  Nikalakua
  • Turkish:  Nikaragua
  • Ukrainian:  Нікарагуа, Нікараґуа
  • Urdu:  نکاراگووا
  • Vietnamese:  Ni-ca-ra-goa (Nicaragua), Ni-ca-ra-goa
  • Volapük:  Nikaraguvän
  • Welsh:  Nicaragwa
  • Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède NIkaragua
  • Zulu:  i-Nicaragua

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