Nicaraguan Cordoba (NIO) Profile


1/100 ,centavo
CS$1, CS$5, CS$10, 5 centavos, 10 centavos, 25 centavos, 50 centavos
CS$10, CS$20, CS$50, CS$100, CS$200, CS$500
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The Nicaraguan Cordoba (NIO) is the official currency of Nicaragua. It is the legal tender used for all transactions within the country.


The Cordoba has a complex history with multiple revaluations and devaluations. It was first introduced in 1912 as the currency of Nicaragua.

Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America and is known for its natural beauty, including lakes, volcanoes, and rainforests.

Coins and Banknotes:

The Nicaraguan Cordoba is subdivided into 100 centavos, although centavos coins are not commonly used nowadays.


Coins currently in circulation are 5, 10, 25, and 50 centavos, as well as 1 and 5 Cordobas.


The most commonly used banknotes are 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, and 500 Cordobas.

Each banknote typically features important historical figures, landmarks, and symbols of Nicaragua.