Name:Nicaragua (Republic of Nicaragua)
Local name (Spanish):Nicaragua (República de Nicaragua)
Bordering countries:Honduras, Costa Rica
Status:sovereign state
Surface:129.5 ths. sq. km
Population (2003):5 129 ths.
Official language:Spanish

Current national symbols

Historical symbols:
Nicaragua in the Central American Federation (1822-1838)
Republic of Nicaragua (since 1838)
Kingdom of the Mosquito Coast under British protectorate (1661-1861)

Ethnic symbols

Organization of American States

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