Nicaragua Overview

Nicaragua Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Nicaragua. Capital Managua. Geography As a country located in North America according to zipcodesexplorer, Nicaragua borders on Honduras to the north and Costa Rica to the south; in the east lies the Caribbean and in the west the Pacific. The Cordilleres Isabella stretch on the northern border, […]

Nicaragua Early History

Nicaragua Early History

Indigenous cultures Before the arrival of the Europeans in the 16th century, many different indigenous peoples lived in the area of ​​today’s Nicaragua, a country located in Caribbean and Central America listed on naturegnosis. The Niquirano and Chorotega were the largest among them and lived in the west. After 500 BC BC Pipil immigrated from […]

Eating in Nicaragua

Nicaragua Everyday Life

What is life like in Nicaragua? What is different there than in Germany? In any case, it’s warm! And not just in summer, but all year round. There are no seasons, just a dry and a rainy season. So you don’t need winter jackets or thick boots here! Rice and beans for breakfast For breakfast […]

Nicaragua Animals

Nicaragua Wildlife and Economy

Animals and Plants The nature in Nicaragua Two coastlines, mountains and volcanoes, tropical rainforests and large lakes bring a great biodiversity to Nicaragua. Both plants and animals include endemic species, i.e. species that only occur here and nowhere else in the world. The flora and fauna are particularly diverse in the east of the country, […]

Nicaragua Religion

Nicaragua Religion

Most Nicaraguan people are Catholics. The Catholic Church has a strong position and its political influence has increased since the parliament voted in 2006 for a total ban on abortion. Both the Pentecostal church and the Baptist community have been operating in the country since the 1920s. Since the 1990s, the number of Protestant Free […]