Managua is one of the most populated cities in Nicaragua, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in America, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 12.06N latitude / 86.20W longitude. For routing in Managua, please check the free driving directions Managua service below.
When you visit Nicaragua, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Spanish, and the officially used currency is Nicaraguan córdoba (NIO), since 1990.
Managua, the capital city, has numerous population; 1 390 500 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Managua counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Nicaragua, bears 6 284 757 sum citizens spreading on its 50 337,28 sq mi / 130 373 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Nicaragua is Unitary presidential constitutional republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: En Dios confiamos (In God We Trust), while saluting for the national anthem called: Salve a ti, Nicaragua (Hail to Thee, Nicaragua).
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Nicaragua Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Nicaragua
Largest but most sparsely populated of the Central American nations, Nicaragua borders Honduras to the north and Costa Rica to the south. It is slightly larger than New York State.
Nicaragua is mountainous in the west, with fertile valleys. Two big lakes, Nicaragua and Managua, are connected by the Tipitapa River. The Pacific coast is volcanic and very fertile. The swampy Caribbean coast is aptly called the Mosquito Coast.