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Nicaragua

Nicaragua
  • Capital

    Capital

    Managua

  • Local time

    Local time

    3:26

  • Population

    Population

    6.31 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +505

  • Currency

    Currency

    C$ NIO (cordoba)

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Nicaragua

Nicaragua
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Managua

  • Local time

    Local time

    3:26

  • Population

    Population

    6.31 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +505

  • Currency

    Currency

    C$ NIO (cordoba)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 592

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.18 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    2 280mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    129 494 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    37%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    26%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    42%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    61 031

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    mestizo - 69 %
    white - 17 %
    black - 9 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Roman Catholic - 73 %
    Evangelical - 15 %
    Moravian - 2 %

  • Languages

    Languages

    Spanish
    Miskito
    other

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    12 000

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    4.6 l/person

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    9.2%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    3%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    51 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    0.2%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    food processing, chemicals, machinery and metal products, knit and woven apparel, petroleum, beverages, footwear, wood, electric wire

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    coffee, bananas, sugarcane, rice, corn, tobacco, sesame, soya, beans

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    gold, silver, copper, tungsten, lead, zinc, timber, fish

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    40%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    gold, silver, copper, tungsten, lead, zinc, timber, fish

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    51%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    4 862kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    131 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    11

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What not to do when visiting Nicaragua

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to shake hands when greeting (men). A smile and ”Hola” or ”Mucho gusto”, sometimes handshake or light hug and cheek kiss are common between men/women.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't hand money to children - rather buy tortillas or bananas from adults family members to support them.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't go volcano boarding if not really convinced. If you decide go, don't forget to pull up the scarf onto your mouth.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Nicaragua was originally going to be the site of the Atlantic-Pacific canal instead of Panama, but construction was cancelled due to volcanic activity.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t underestimate the ocean power when swimming - strong undertows and currents can be dangerous.

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Business & Communication

Don't refuse the invitation to eat or drink something.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t be surprised by locals staring at foreigners in rural areas - it’s common.

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Don’t forget the hurricane season takes place between June and November.

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