Smoking Volcán Concepción and her almost perfect cinder cone rise from silvery, pure Lago de Nicaragua to pierce the cloudy sky. 'Land of Lakes and Volcanoes' indeed.

Nicaragua Lago Managua

Nicaragua is the largest country in the Central American isthmus.
Capital: Managua
Land Area: 120,254 sq km
Total Area: 129,494 sq km
Population: 6,071,045 (2012)
Official language: Spanish
Demonym: Nicaraguan
Currency: Cordoba
Independence from: from Spain, Mexico and the Federal Republic of Central America.
Government: Unitary presidential constitutional republic
Calling Code: +505
Nicaragua is a country where you can find extraordinary landscape of volcanoes, lakes, mountains and vast swathes of rainforest helps make it their favorite country on the isthmus. Compared to the Maya ruins of Guatemala or Belize, Nicaragua offers few heavyweight tourist attractions – almost no ancient structures remain, and years of revolution, civil war and natural disasters have laid waste to museums, galleries and theatres. However the country’s colonial architecture is gradually being restored, while its natural riches rival those of better-known Costa Rica. And with travel still feasible on $20 a day, Nicaragua is one of the world’s finest budget destinations.


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