Nicaragua

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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Geography
Grade:
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Nicaragua

Population Breakdown:69%- Mestizos5%- Amerindians9%- Carribean Blacks17%- European

Major Industries29% Agriculture19% Industry52% Service

Capital: Managua

Nicaragua

Currency is Caboda

Religion:58.5%- Roman Catholic21.6%- Evangelical1.6%- Moravin0.9%- Jehovah's Witness1.7%- Other15.7%- None

3 Major Cities-GranadaLeonMatagalpa

Nicaragua's government is Republic. The President is Daniel Ortega.

Health Care- The health care in Nicaragua is very poor. - The clinics are understaffed, underequipped, and underfunded.

Language:Most speak spanish, there is also creole english, Miskito, Sumo

Matagalpa

Leon

Granada

Life Expectancy: Just over 70

Fried BananasIngredientsRipe plantains (plátanos maduros), peeled, cut in half crosswise, then lengthwise -- 4Oil for frying

Education is free. Nicaraguans are required to go to school from ages 7-13

Literacy: 67.5%

Music and Dance- The national instrument in the marimba (similar to a xylophone)._ The salsa is the most popular music.

Torovenado del Pueblo:-Observed in Masaya- Observed on October 22-Dances with masks and costumes are done to represent farm animals that are now commonly found in the Americas

Independence Day: -Celebrated on September 15-Commemorates the independence for all central American countries from spain

Gestures:-It's rude to not make eye contact- They point with there lips or chin-PDA is not acceptable-They snap to indicate when something is rich or difficult


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