National Symbols of Nicaragua

Nicaragua is a country in North America. It shares borders with the following countries: Honduras, Costa Rica, . The capital of Nicaragua is Managua.

The official language is Miskito; Rama; Sumo and the Nicaraguan córdoba is the currency of the Nicaragua. The domain is .ni and the country code is +505.

National day is celebrated on 15 Sep 1821. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Nicaragua is no exception.

In Nicaragua, Baseball is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Nicaraguan people. El Macua is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Nicaragua. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Nicaraguan symbol.

The country was founded by Francisco Hernández de Córdoba. The current president of Nicaragua is Daniel Ortega and is the Prime Minister.

In Nicaragua the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B. The standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The Nicaraguan national anthem was written by Salomón Ibarra Mayorga and composed by Luis A. Delgadillo.

Country information

Official name(s) Republic of Nicaragua
Alternative name(s) Republic of Nicaragua (official, English), República de Nicaragua (official Spanish)
Regional location Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Costa Rica and Honduras
Country name etymology A merger coined by the Spanish explorer Gil González Dávila after Nicarao, a leader of an indigenous community inhabiting the shores of Lake Nicaragua and agua, the Spanish word for "water"; subsequently, the ethnonym of that native community.
Climate Tropical in lowlands, cooler in highlands
Terrain Extensive Atlantic coastal plains rising to central interior mountains; narrow Pacific coastal plain interrupted by volcanoes
Population 6,624,554
National Day 15 Sep 1821
Language(s) Miskito; Rama; Sumo
Religion Christianity Catholic
Country code +505
Literacy rate 78.0%
Currency Nicaraguan córdoba
Capital city Managua
ISO NIC
Domain(TLD) .ni
Ethnicity Mestizo
Head of government President
Nationality Nicaraguan
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 130,375 km2 (50,338 sq mi)
Timezone UTC−6 (CST)
Average elevation 298 m (978 ft)
Coastline 910 Km
Mains electricity 120 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Nicaragua

Flag map of Nicaragua

Motto of Nicaragua

En Dios Confiamos - In God We Trust

National animal of Nicaragua

The National animal of Nicaragua is Turquoise-browed Motmot

National Animal of Nicaragua - Turquoise-browed Motmot

National flower of Nicaragua

The National flower of Nicaragua is Sacuanjoche. Botanical name is Plumeria.

National flower of Nicaragua - Sacuanjoche

National bird of Nicaragua

The National bird of Nicaragua is Turquoise-browed Motmot

National bird of Nicaragua - Turquoise-browed Motmot

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Neighbouring countries of Nicaragua

Nicaraguan Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Have patience, fleas, the night is long!

Everyone has his manner of killing fleas.

It takes two to make a quarrel but only one to end it.

With manners, everything can be obtained.

Fleeing and running are not the same thing.

There is taste in variety, and variety in taste.

Do what is right, not what will gain approval.

There’s nothing worse for an intelligent person than to put a fool beside him.

At any rate, ‘moros’ are everyone .

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