The official currency of Nicaragua is called Córdoba (sign: C$; code: NIO). However, US dollar is also used along with the Balboa.
Managua, Since 1852.
Nicaragua is located in Central America.
Estimated population (2010): 5,822,000
Estimated population (2000): 5,101,000
Estimated population (1950): 1,295,000
Nicaragua's economy is mainly focused on the agricultural sector. The money sent by Nicaraguans living abroad mainly in Costa Rica, the United States, and European Union are a major source of income, equivalent to 15% of the country's GDP. It is estimated that one million Nicaraguans contribute to the remittance sector of the economy.
The most popular places in Nicaragua among international travellers