Cental American Geography: The Nation of Nicaragua

Nicaragua is positioned in Central America, and encompasses a large section of it. It's borders transverse from the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea, north is Honduras, and south is Costa Rica. The country's landscape is incredibly varied, 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 conditions 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 went through a disruption 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 articulated often too.

Located in a tropical climate, there are truly only two seasons — summer and winter — or as they're regularly referred, the dry season and the rainy season. Summer is the dry season, and it runs from November to April. Winter is the rainy season, and it runs from May through October. The atmospheric environment differ as drastically as the land — hot and dry in the west, hot and humid in the east, and cool and humid in the north.

Most of the advancement, development and groundwork improvements have happened in the western section of the nation. But the progress has remained well-structured and built. The economy , however, depends deeply on agriculture, on the other hand the country sends abroad gold, silver, and timber. The vacation industry is becoming a bigger part of the progress of Nicaragua.

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