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Published on Jan 07, 2016

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  • A tropical climate can be observed in Nicaragua.
  • Just as in the other Central American countries, there are two seasons.
  • The dry and the raining season.
  • During the dry season, there is virtually no rain and trees and plants start to dry out.
  • Dry season is from January through June.

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  • Derived it's name from the chief of the area's leading Indian tribe at the time of the Spanish Conquest.
  • First settled by the Spanish in 1522.
  • Nicaragua won independence in 1838.
  • For the next century, Nicaragua's politics were dominated
  • by the competition for power between the Liberals.


  • Republican
  • President is Daniel Ortega.
  • He is both head of state, and government.
  • Executive power is exercised by the government.
  • The magistrates of both the Supreme Court and the Supreme Electoral Council are appointed by the President.


  • Education is free in Nicaragua.
  • In most schools (exceeding elementary), they wear uniform.
  • They contribute to school fees, which cover basic supplies.
  • They attend school in shifts since many kids work to supplement their family's income.
  • Their schooling is very limited due to lack of money and adequate facilities.


  • Most Nicaraguans are Mestizos.
  • Spanish is their first language.
  • They refer to themselves as Nicas, Nicoyas, and Pinoleros.
  • Music and Religious culture were deeply influenced by Iberian culture.
  • They (obviously) have really weird weddings.


  • Approximately 5,788,531
  • Birth Rate: 18.77 / 1,000
  • Death Rate: 5.06 / 1,000
  • Male: (about) 2,839,168
  • Female: (about) 2,836,188


  • 58.5% Roman Catholic
  • 21.6% Evangelical
  • 1.6% Moravian
  • 0.9% Jehovah's Witness
  • 15.7% None


  • Modern Nicaraguan music is a mixture of indigenous and European.
  • (music): Especially Spanish influences.

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  • In Nicaragua, Corn is used in practically everything.
  • They eat food like Tres Leche.
  • Cajete de Coco.
  • Rosquillas.
  • Rice & Beans.




  • Soccer is the most famous sport.
  • But in the mid-20th century, it was Baseball.
  • Nicaragua is considered Central America's "Tropical Paradise."
  • Nicaragua has 2 ocean coasts. The Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
  • Nicaragua is larger than Ireland and Nicaragua is larger than Ireland and Portugal put together. put together.

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