Nicaragua Morphology

Nicaragua Morphology

The territory of Nicaragua is part of one of the most geologically unstable and “youngest” areas on Earth, the Central American isthmus, whose structure began to take shape in the Miocene allowing the union of the two American subcontinents thanks above all to the intense volcanic activity connected with the great orogeny that led to […]

Nicaragua Arts and Traditions

Nicaragua Arts and Traditions

CULTURE: TRADITIONS Like all American Indians, the Nicaraguan natives had dances and representations of a religious and ritual nature, accompanied by songs and music that became elements of tradition over time. The rich repertoire of religious and profane festivals, folkloric dances, romances, corridos etc. was grafted onto this fabric. that the Spaniards spread throughout the […]

Nicaragua Population

Nicaragua Population

At the time of the Spanish conquest the territory of Nicaragua was sparsely inhabited by tribes belonging to different ethnic groups, coming both from N, and similar to the Maya, as from S, from Colombia like the Chibcha, and allocated, for the best climatic and pedological conditions, in the volcanic region; along the coastal plain […]

Nicaragua Economy Overview

Nicaragua Economy Overview

(República de Nicaragua). State of Central America (130,373 km²). Capital: Managua. Administrative division: departments (15), autonomous regions (2). Population: 5,405,000 residents (2008 estimate). Language: Spanish (official), chibcha. Religion: Catholics 58.5%, Protestants 21.6%, others 4.2%. Monetary unit: córdoba gold (100 cents). Human Development Index: 0.699 (120th place). Borders: Honduras (N), Sea of ​​Antilles (E), Costa Rica […]

Nicaragua Economy

Nicaragua Economy

ECONOMY: AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY, LIVESTOCK AND FISHING Although arable land and arborescent crops occupy only 22.6% of the territorial surface, agriculture affects less than a third of the active population and contributes 17.9% to the formation of GDP (2007); most of the fields are concentrated in the western section of the country, where the climatic conditions […]

Nicaragua History - The Sandinista Government and Post-Sandinism

Nicaragua History: The Sandinista Government and Post-Sandinism

After the entry of the guerrillas in Managua (20 July), a government of national reconstruction was established in Nicaragua, which had provided for a political pluralism guaranteed by a government council, formed by various political and social forces, but the balance between the Sandinista and moderate and entrepreneurial forces collapsed between 1980 and 1981. The […]

Nicaragua Literature

Nicaragua Literature

THE STATE Independent since 1821, Nicaragua is a unitary republic. According to a2zdirectory, Nicaragua is a country in Central America. On the basis of the 1987 Constitution, amply modified by the 1995 amendments, the President of the Republic, who is also head of the Government, exercises executive power assisted by the cabinet of ministers appointed […]

Nicaragua Travel Advice

Nicaragua Travel Advice

General travel information for Nicaragua Continent: Central America Geographical location: Between Atlantic and Pacific south of breitesten site of the Central American land bridge located Highest point: Mogotón (2438 m above sea level) Longest river: Río Coco (685 km) Form of government: Republic Government System: Presidential system Languages: Spanish Neighboring countries: Costa Rica, Honduras Capital: […]

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Travel to Nicaragua

Many travelers head for countries such as Costa Rica or Guatemala instead of Nicaragua when visiting Central America. This may be because it is considered the poorest country in Central America, which has led to reduced tourism, but in recent years, the number of travelers has turned their attention to this scenic country that has […]