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Nicaragua's Flag

Nicaragua is a country in Central America. It has coastlines on both the Caribbean Sea, in the east, and the North Pacific Ocean, in the west, and has Costa Rica to the southeast and Honduras to the northwest.Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America with an area of 130,373 square kilometers and contains the largest freshwater body in Central America, Lago de Nicaragua (Lake Nicaragua) or Cocibolca. The capital city of Nicaragua is Managua. Roughly one quarter of the nation's population lives in the Nicaraguan capital, making it the second largest city and metropolitan area in Central America.

Here is some traditional music from Nicaragua

This is Richmond's Squirrel. It is one of few animals uniquely native to Nicaragua.

Bianca Jagger, probably one of the most famous Nicaraguans, is the ex-wife of Mick Jagger from the Rolling Stones. Her full name at birth was Bianca Perez Morena De Macias. During the 1990's she became known as an activist for social and environmental issues. Bianca Jagger often acted as a spokesperson for Amnesty International.

Sandboarding has become a very popular activity on many of Nicaragua's volcanos.

Isolated off Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast are two small islands ringed by palm trees and white sand beaches: the Corn Islands.Undeveloped, peaceful, incredibly laid-back and English speaking, here the Caribbean influences Nicaragua's own culture.There are few hotels or infrastructure but adventurous travellers are rewarded by pristine beaches and some of the best diving and snorkelling in the Caribbean.

Come visit our land oflakes and volcanos!



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