Nicaragua


Currency

The official currency of Nicaragua is called Córdoba (sign: C$; code: NIO). However, US dollar is also used along with the Balboa.

Capital

Managua, Since 1852.

Location

Nicaragua is located in Central America.


Nicaragua Location

Population

Estimated population (2010): 5,822,000

Estimated population (2000): 5,101,000

Estimated population (1950): 1,295,000

Flag


Nicaragua Flag

Economy

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

Nicaragua Granada

Granada
Managua

Managua
Solentiname

Solentiname