Nicaragua

Nicaragua is the largest country in by area and the least densely populated. Nicaraguans like to refer to their country as the "país de lagos y volcanes"; the country of lakes and volcanoes.

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is the capital and largest city of Nicaragua. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is a region in Nicaragua which borders in the south to Plains of the North, Photo: Stoschmidt, CC BY 3.0.

Founded in 1524, is one of the oldest cities in the Americas. Photo: Inkey, CC BY 2.0.

is the oldest colonial city in Nicaragua and the all-time-rival of Leon. Photo: Armigo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is the region surrounding , the capital of Nicaragua. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a region in Nicaragua. Photo: Mat Honan, CC BY 2.0.

is a region in Nicaragua. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a region in Nicaragua. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a region in Nicaragua. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Nicaragua

Latitude of center
12.683° or 12° 40' 58.8" north
Longitude of center
-85.078° or 85° 4' 40.8" west
Population
5,730,000
Elevation
130 metres (427 feet)
Capital
Area
129,494 km² (49,998 miles²)
Currency
Cordoba (NIO)
Phone code
505
Internet domain
.ni
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424316671
Geo­Names ID
3617476
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Nikaragwa
  • Achinese: Nikaragua
  • Adyghe: Никарагуа
  • Afar: Nikaragua
  • Afrikaans: Nicaragua
  • Akan: Nekaraguwa
  • Albanian: Nikaragua
  • Albanian: Nikaraguaja
  • Amharic: ኒካራጓ
  • Arabic: Nicaragua
  • Arabic: نيكاراجوا
  • Arabic: نيكاراغوا
  • Aragonese: Nicaragua
  • Armenian: Նիկարագուա
  • Arpitan: Nicaragoa
  • Asturian: Nicaragua
  • Asturian: ni
  • Avaric: Nicaragua
  • Aymara: Nikarwa
  • Azerbaijani: Nikaraqua
  • Balinese: Nikaragua
  • Bambara: Nikaragwa
  • Bashkir: Никарагуа
  • Basque: Nikaragua
  • Bavarian: Nicaragua
  • Belarusian: Нікарагуа
  • Bengali: নিকারাগুয়া
  • Bengali: নিকারাগোয়া
  • Bhojpuri: निकारागुआ
  • Bishnupriya: নিকারাগুয়া
  • Bosnian: Nikaragva
  • Breton: Nicaragua
  • Bulgarian: Никарагуа
  • Burmese: နီကာရာဂွါနိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: နီကာရာဂွာ
  • Catalan: Nicaragua
  • Cebuano: Nicaragua
  • Central Bikol: Nikaragua
  • Central Kurdish: نیکاراگوا
  • Chavacano: Nicaragua
  • Chechen: Никарагуа
  • Chinese: Nicaragua
  • Chinese: 尼加拉瓜
  • Chinese: 尼加拉瓜共和国
  • Cornish: Nikaragwa
  • Crimean Tatar: Nikaragua
  • Croatian: Nikaragva
  • Czech: Nikaragua
  • Danish: Nicaragua
  • Dhivehi: ނިކަރާގުއާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Nikaragua
  • Dotyali: निकाराग्वा
  • Dutch: NI
  • Dutch: NIC
  • Dutch: Nicaragua
  • Eastern Mari: Никарагуа
  • Egyptian Arabic: نيكاراجوا
  • English: NCA
  • English: NI
  • English: NIC
  • English: Republic of Nicaragua
  • English: ni
  • English: 🇳🇮
  • Erzya: Никарагуа
  • Esperanto: NI
  • Esperanto: Nikaragvo
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Nikaragvo
  • Estonian: Nicaragua
  • Estonian: Nikaraagua
  • Ewe: Nicaragua
  • Ewe: Nicaraguadukɔ
  • Extremaduran: Nicarágua
  • Faroese: Nikaragua
  • Fiji Hindi: Nicaragua
  • Fijian: Nicaragua
  • Finnish: Nicaragua
  • Finnish: Nicaraguan tasavalta
  • French: NCA
  • French: NI
  • French: NIC
  • French: Nicaragua
  • French: République du Nicaragua
  • French: République nicaraguayenne
  • French: la République du Nicaragua
  • French: ni
  • French: 🇳🇮
  • Fulah: Nikaraguwaa
  • Gagauz: Nikaragua
  • Galician: Nicaragua
  • Ganda: Nikaraguwa
  • Georgian: ნიკარაგუა
  • German: Nicaragua
  • German: Nikaragua
  • Goan Konkani: Nicaragua
  • Goan Konkani: निकारागुआ
  • Greek: Νικαράγουα
  • Guarani: Nikaragua
  • Guarani: Nikarágua
  • Guianese Creole French: Nikaragwa
  • Gujarati: નિકારાગુઆ
  • Haitian: Nikaragwa
  • Hakka Chinese: Nicaragua
  • Hausa: Nicaragua
  • Hausa: Nikaraguwa
  • Hebrew: ניקאראגואה
  • Hebrew: ניקרגואה
  • Hindi: निकारागुआ
  • Hungarian: Nicaragua
  • Hungarian: Nicaraguai Köztársaság
  • Hungarian: Nikaragua
  • Icelandic: Níkaragva
  • Ido: Nikaragua
  • Iloko: Nicaragua
  • Inari Sami: Nicaragua
  • Inari Sami: Nicaragua täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Nicaragua
  • Indonesian: Nikaragua
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Nicaragua
  • Interlingue: Nicaragua
  • Irish: Nicearagua
  • Italian: Nicaragua
  • Jamaican Creole English: Nikaragua
  • Japanese: ニカラグァ
  • Japanese: ニカラグア
  • Japanese: ニカラグア共和国
  • Japanese: ニカラグワ
  • Javanese: Nikaragua
  • Kabiyè: Nikaraguwa
  • Kabyle: Nikaragwa
  • Kalaallisut: Nicaragua
  • Kalmyk: Никарагудин Орн
  • Kannada: ನಿಕರಾಗುವ
  • Kannada: ನಿಕಾರಾಗುವಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Nikaragua
  • Kashmiri: Nikāraguvā
  • Kazakh: Никарагуа
  • Khmer: នីការ៉ាហ្គ័រ
  • Kikuyu: Nikaragwa
  • Kinyarwanda: Nikaragwa
  • Kirghiz: Никарагуа
  • Komi: Никарагуа
  • Kongo: Nikaragwa
  • Korean: 니카라과
  • Kotava: Nicaragua
  • Kurdish: Nîkaragua
  • Ladin: Nicaragua
  • Ladino: Nikaragua
  • Lao: Nicaragua
  • Lao: ນິຄາລາກົວ
  • Latin: Nicaragua
  • Latvian: Nikaragva
  • Ligurian: Nicaragua
  • Limburgan: Nicaragua
  • Lingala: Nikalagwa
  • Lingala: Nikaragwa
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Nicaragua
  • Literary Chinese: 尼加拉瓜
  • Lithuanian: Nikaragva
  • Livvi: Nikaragua
  • Lojban: nikaraguas
  • Lombard: Nicaragua
  • Low German: Nicaragua
  • Lower Sorbian: Nikaragua
  • Luba-Katanga: Nikaragwa
  • Luxembourgish: Nicaragua
  • Macedonian: Никарагва
  • Macedonian: Никараква
  • Madurese: Nikaragua
  • Malagasy: Nicaragua
  • Malagasy: Nikaragoa
  • Malagasy: Nikaragoà
  • Malay: Nicaragua
  • Malayalam: നിക്കരാഗ്വ
  • Malayalam: നിക്കാരഗ്വ
  • Maltese: Nikaragwa
  • Maltese: Repubblika tan-Nikaragwa
  • Manx: Yn Nickeraag
  • Maori: Nikarāhua
  • Marathi: निकाराग्वा
  • Marathi: निकाराग्वे
  • Mazanderani: نیکاراگوئه
  • Min Dong Chinese: Nicaragua
  • Min Nan Chinese: Nicaragua
  • Minangkabau: Nikaragua
  • Mingrelian: ნიკარაგუა
  • Mongolian: Никарагуа
  • Moroccan Arabic: نيكاراڭوا
  • Moroccan Arabic: نيكاراݣوا
  • Nauru: Nikaragua
  • Nepali: निकारागुवा
  • Nepali: निकाराग्वा
  • North Ndebele: Nicaragua
  • Northern Frisian: Nikaraagua
  • Northern Sami: Nicaragua
  • Northern Sami: Nicaragua dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Nicaragua
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nicaragua
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Nicaragua
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nicaragua
  • Novial: Nikaragua
  • Occitan (post 1500): Nicaragua
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Nicaragua
  • Oriya: ନିକାରାଗୁଆ
  • Oromo: Nikaraagu'aa
  • Ossetian: Никарагуæ
  • Pali: निकारगुवा
  • Pampanga: Nicaragua
  • Pampanga: Nikaragua
  • Panjabi: ਨਿਕਾਰਾਗੁਆ
  • Papiamento: Nicaragua
  • Persian: نیکاراگوآ
  • Persian: نیکاراگوئه
  • Persian: نیکاراگوا
  • Piemontese: Nicaragua
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Nicaragua
  • Polish: Nikaragua
  • Portuguese: Nicarágua
  • Pushto: نکاراګوا
  • Pushto: نیکاراګوا
  • Pushto: نیکاراګوای
  • Quechua: Nikarawa
  • Romanian: Nicaragua
  • Romansh: Nicaragua
  • Rundi: Nicaragua
  • Rundi: Nikaragwa
  • Russia Buriat: Никарагуа
  • Russian: Никарагуа
  • Russian: Республика Никарагуа
  • Rusyn: Никарагуа
  • Sakizaya: Nicaragua
  • Samoan: Nikaragua
  • Samogitian: Nėkaragva
  • Sango: Nikaragua
  • Sanskrit: निकारगुवा
  • Santali: ᱱᱤᱠᱟᱨᱟᱜᱩᱣᱟ
  • Sardinian: Nicaràgua
  • Saterfriesisch: Nicaragua
  • Scots: Nicaragua
  • Scottish Gaelic: Niocaragua
  • Serbian: Nikaragva
  • Serbian: Никарагва
  • Serbo-Croatian: Nikaragva
  • Shan: မိူင်းၼီႇၵႃႇရႃႇၵႂႃႇ
  • Shona: Nicaragua
  • Sicilian: Nicaragua
  • Silesian: Ńikaragua
  • Silesian: Ńikaraguja
  • Sindhi: نڪاراگوا
  • Sinhala: නිකරගුවාව
  • Sinhala: නිකැරගුවා
  • Skolt Sami: Nicaragua
  • Skolt Sami: Nicaragua tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Nikaragua
  • Slovenian: Nikaragva
  • Somali: Nikaraaguwa
  • Somali: Nikaragua
  • South Azerbaijani: نیکاراقوئه
  • South Azerbaijani: نیکاراگوئه
  • Spanish: Nicaragua
  • Spanish: Republica de Nicaragua
  • Spanish: República de Nicaragua
  • Spanish: Salve a ti, Nicaragua
  • Sundanese: Nikaragua
  • Swahili: Nikaragua
  • Swahili: Nikaragwa
  • Swati: INikhalaga
  • Swedish: Nicaragua
  • Swiss German: Nicaragua
  • Tagalog: Nicaragua
  • Tajik: Никарагуа
  • Tamil: நிகாரகுவா
  • Tamil: நிக்கராகுவா
  • Tatar: Никарагуа
  • Telugu: నికరాగువా
  • Telugu: నికరాగ్వా
  • Telugu: నికారాగువా
  • Tetum: Nikarágua
  • Thai: นิการากัว
  • Thai: นิคารากัว
  • Thai: ประเทศนิการากัว
  • Thai: สาธารณรัฐนิการากัว
  • Tibetan: ནི་ཀ་ར་གུ་ཝ།
  • Tibetan: ནི་ཀ་ར་གུ་ཨ།
  • Tigrinya: ኒካራጓ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Nikalakua
  • Tosk Albanian: Nicaragua
  • Tunisian Arabic: نيكاراڨوا
  • Turkish: Nikaragua
  • Udmurt: Никарагуа
  • Uighur: نىكاراگۇئا
  • Ukrainian: Нікарагва
  • Ukrainian: Нікарагуа
  • Ukrainian: Нікараґуа
  • Upper Sorbian: Nikaragua
  • Urdu: نکاراگوا
  • Urdu: نکاراگووا
  • Uzbek: Nikaragua
  • Venetian: Nicaragua
  • Venetian: Nigaragua
  • Veps: Nikaragua
  • Vietnamese: Ni-ca-ra-goa (Nicaragua)
  • Vietnamese: Ni-ca-ra-goa
  • Vietnamese: Nicaragua
  • Vlaams: Nicaragua
  • Volapük: Nikaraguvän
  • Võro: Nicaragua
  • Waray (Philippines): Nicaragua
  • Welsh: Nicaragua
  • Welsh: Nicaragwa
  • Western Frisian: Nikaragûa
  • Western Mari: Никарагуа
  • Western Panjabi: نکاراگوا
  • Wolof: Nikaraaguwa
  • Wu Chinese: 尼加拉瓜
  • Yakut: Никарагуа
  • Yiddish: ניקאראגוא
  • Yoruba: Nikarágúà
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède NIkaragua
  • Yue Chinese: 尼加拉瓜
  • Zeeuws: Nicaragua
  • Zhuang: Nicaragua
  • Zulu: Nicaragua
  • Zulu: i-Nicaragua
  • Nicanahuac
  • Nicānāhuac

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