Nicaragua Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Eating is complemented with pleasant conversation. Both hands (not elbows) should remain on or above the table at all times.... More
  • Family: Family is the basis of society and influences an individual's life and decision making. A person has two family names. More
  • Fashion: Men wear clothes made from washable cotton cord or other lightweight material. Women wear cool, cotton dresses. There are also... More
  • Visiting: Visitors are always welcome, as the Nicaraguans are very hospitable people. Dinner guests may take small gifts, such as flowers... More

Nicaragua Facts

Nicaragua stats

Capital Managua
Government Type republic
Currency NIO
Population 5,907,881
Total Area 50,336 Square Miles
130,370 Square Kilometers
Location Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Costa Rica and Honduras
Language Spanish (official)

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