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Last update : 17 February 2019


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Capital : Managua
Language :  Spanish
Currency :  Nicaraguan cordoba
Population : 6 262 703
Area : 130 373 km2

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Nicaragua facts

1. Independence from Spain was obtained on September 15, 1821.
2. The population density is 43 people / km2.
3. The country is 2.4 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Catholicism, 58%.
5. The longest river is Coco, 480 km.
6. The full name of the country – Republic of Nicaragua.
7. Motto of the country – “We trust in God”.
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9. The highest peak is Mogoton 2107 m above sea level.
10. The average temperature is in January 26 °C, in July 27 °C.
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11. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 91 place,
      – 2018 year – 121 place.

12. Number of soldiers:
      – 2014 year – 14,000 professional and 0 Reservists,
      – 2018 year – 13,000 professional and 0 reservists.

13. Number of equipment:
      – 2014 year – 150 tanks, 333 armored vehicles, 21 jet aircraft and 18 helicopters,
      – 2018 year – 85 tanks, 253 armored vehicles, 20 jet aircraft and 16 helicopters.

14. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $44,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $44,200,000 .

15. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 of the year it was about 82 ships, in 2018 of the year it’s about 79 ships.

Author: Wojak

16. The minimum wage in the agricultural sector is 2,705 cordoba per month (data from 2014).

17. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 3.3% .

Author: Daria

18. In Nicaragua, an average adult consumes about 5 liters of pure alcohol per year.

19. The national alcohol is rum.

20. The most drinks are spirits – 60.5%, then beer – 39%, and wine – 0.5%.

Author: AlkoWorld

21. In this country, compulsory education lasts 6 years.

22. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

23. The average IQ level is 81.

Author: EduKacJa

24. In this country there are 17.2% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 1 066 082 people).

Author: Reebeka

25. Built-up speed allowed 45 km / h.

26. In addition to built-up areas, the permitted speed on the regular road is 60 km / h, and on highways 100 km / h.

27. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.5 promille.

Author: AutoMania

28. In 2013, 577 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

29. 8% of fatal accidents have caused people under the influence of alcohol.

30. In this country, over 567,000 motor vehicles are registered (91 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

31. 21% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 1,300,000 people).

32. 25.2% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Author: Durga

33. In this country there are over 23,897 km of paved roads (0.04% of all roads in the world).

Author: Marlène

34. In this country there are 147 airports, 12 with paved surface.

Author: Marlène

35. In this country over 1 600 000 (2015) 1 900 000 (2018) people have access to internet (approximately 31% of the population).

36. Around 1,600,000 (2015) 1,900,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

37. The national top-level domain is .ni . There are over 6,930 websites with such an extension.

38. The most popular pages with the extension .ni are: google.com.ni, elnuevodiario.com.ni and laprensa.com.ni.

Author: http

39. This country has 2018 over year $2,372,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.02% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

Author: Vinamra

40. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $12 279 000 000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $13,810,000,000 .

41. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was 49.1% GDP, or around: $6,028 989 000 ,
      – 2018 the year was 46.8% GDP, or around: $6,463,080,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $1,043.

42. Foreign debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 the year was around: $10 190,000,000 ,
      – 2018 of the year is around: $11,633,000,000 .

Author: Komornik

43. 22% of adults living in this country are overweight.

Author: Łasuch

44. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 31 cigarettes a month.

Author: VViki

45. The lowest temperature: 5.5 °C was measured in Esteli.

46. The highest temperature: 42 °C was measured in Chinandega.

Author: weather

47. The most deadly disease in this country is nephritis and nephrotic syndrome.

Author: medi

48. The average life expectancy in this country is 73 years (women – 76.1 years and men – 69.9 years).

Author: Wilga

49. In this country, women can get married at the age of 18, and men aged 21.

50. In this country, women having their first child on average 19.7 years old.

51. 10 women give birth to 19 children on average

Author: Nadia

52. The average age people living in this country is 24.7 years old.

53. The country is around:
1,771,000 people (28.57%) in the age range 0-14 years.
4 119 000 people (66.45%) in the age range 15-64 years.
308 700 people (4.98%) over 65 years old.

54. In this country, about 112,000 children are born each year (1.8% of the population), and about 31,500 people die (0.5% of the population).

Author: Sara19

55. The name “Colgate” in Spanish means “I’m going to hang myself”.

Author: Lutra

56. In Nicaragua there are 51460 km2 of agricultural land (43% of the country).

57. 77 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

Author: Statyk

58. The highest situated city in the country is San José de Cusmapa.

59. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1955.

60. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 39 days.

Author: Statyk

61. The country joined the UN on October 24, 1945.

62. The work week is 48 hours.

63. 57% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

Author: Statyk

64. 49790 km2 of the country is covered by forests (41.5%)

65. The last death penalty was carried out in 1930.

Author: Statyk

66. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 30% (2018).

67. The tax on goods and services is 15% (2018).

68. The level of inflation in 2018 is 5.2%.

Author: Fan%

69. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 10 700 C $.

Author: Daria

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What is the highest peak in Nicaragua?
The highest peak in Nicaragua is Mogoton (2107 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Nicaragua?
The largest river in Nicaragua is Coco, 480 km.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Nicaragua?
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What is the national dish?
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What Nicaragua has national colors?
National colors: blue and white.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
The national alcohol is rum.

answer: Marta

What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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What countries borders Nicaragua?
Nicaragua borders with such countries as Costa Rica 309 km, Honduras 922 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 24.7 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage in the agricultural sector is 2,705 cordoba per month (data from 2014).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Nicaragua?
The population density is 52 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “We trust in God”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 42 ° C was measured in Chinandega.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: 5.5 ° C was measured in Esteli.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 19.

answer: Marta