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Map of Nicaragua

Bordering Countries: Costa Rica, Honduras
Demonym: Nicaraguan
Population: 5,848,641 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: 1.02% (2014)
Government: unitary presidential constitutional republic
Capital City: Managua
Capital Coordinates: 12°9′N 86°16′W
Capital Time Zone: UTC-6
Currency: Córdoba
Currency Code: NIO
Currencies Issued: centavo cordoba peso
GDP: $7.1 billion (2011)
Per Capita Income: $1,197 (2011)
GDP Growth Rate: 4.60% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 5.70% (2013)
Unemployment Rate: 7.20% (2013)
Foreign Debt: $4.1 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: NI
Internet Country Code: .ni
Number of Internet Users: 199800 (2009)
Calling Code: 505
Electrical Generation Capacity: 1275000 kW (2013)
Independence: 1821 from Spain
Area: 130,370 square km (119,990 km land) (10,380 km water)
Coastline: 910 km
Lowest Point: Pacific Ocean (0 m)
Highest Point: Mogoton (2,438 m)
Life Expectancy: 72.72 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 1.99 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 20.36 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 0.30% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 22.20% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.589 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 2.5 (2011)
Literacy: 67.50 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 23

Number of coins in catalogue: 2

Number of stamps in catalogue: 88

Location of Nicaragua in North America

Regional Map for Nicaragua

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