Basic facts about Nicaragua

Country name: Nicaragua
Capital: Managua
Country code: 351
Continent: Central America and Caribbean
Currency name: Nicaraguan cordoba
Independence: 1821-09-15 00:00:00
Independent from: from Spain
Total area (km2): 130,370
Land area (km2): 119,990
Water area (km2): 10,380
Population: 5,788,531
Population note: 5,788,531 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: Spanish
All languages: Spanish (official) 97.5%, Miskito 1.7%, other 0.8% (1995 census) note: English and indigenous languages found on the Atlantic coast
Time zone: CST (UTC−6)
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Drive on: right
Calling code: +505
Domain: .ni