Explore Nicaragua Geography

Nicaragua is situated in Central America, and takes up a large part of it. It's boundaries extend from the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea, north is Honduras, and south is Costa Rica. The country's scenery is really diverse, from volcanoes, plains and lakes on the Pacific side to tropical jungles on the Caribbean side. The northern portion is mountainous, offering rich soil and ideal growing temperatures for coffee and tobacco.

Five million citizens inhabit Nicaragua, with almost 1.5 million of the people living in the capital city of Managua. The country lived through a disturbance in the late 1970's, but has created and upheld a stable democratic government since the 1980's. A president and congress is voted for every 5 years. The official language of the country is Spanish, but English is spoken often also.

Located in a tropical environment, there are actually only two seasons — summer and winter — or as they're often frequently referred, the dry season and the rainy season. Summer is the dry season, and it goes from November to April. Winter is the rainy season, and it goes from May through October. The atmospheric environment fluctuates as wildly as the terrain — hot and dry in the west, hot and humid in the east, and cool and humid in the north.

Nearly all of the progress, expansion and infrastructure developments have happened in the western part of the country. On the other hand, the progress has remained well-structured and built. The economy , however, depends greatly on agriculture, on the other hand the country sends abroad gold, silver, and timber. The vacation industry is becoming a larger part of the growth of Nicaragua.

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