Cental American Geography: The Nation of Nicaragua

Nicaragua is located in Central America, and takes up a good part of it. It's edges extend from the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea, north is Honduras, and south is Costa Rica. The country's scenery 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 temperatures for coffee and tobacco.

Five million residents inhabit Nicaragua, with almost 1.5 million of them residing in the capital city of Managua. The country lived through a disruption in the late 1970's, but has created and preserved an established democratic government since the 1980's. A president and congress is elected every 5 years. The official language of the country is Spanish, but English is articulated regularly as well.

Being 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 progresses from November to April. Winter is the rainy season, and it progresses from May through October. The atmospheric environment differ as much as the land — hot and dry in the west, hot and humid in the east, and cool and humid in the north.

The majority of the growth, development and groundwork improvements have occurred in the western part of the nation. On the other hand, the growth has been well-structured and developed. The economy still depends heavily on agriculture, but also the country sells overseas gold, silver, and timber. The vacation industry is becoming a bigger piece of the growth of Nicaragua.

(Back to Articles)   viewed: 8582


Adventure Expeditions LLC

costa rica travel, costa rica adventures, costa rica vacation, costa rica lodges, belize travel, belize adventure travel, belize vacation, belize lodges, panama travel, panama adventure travel, panama vacation, panama lodges, honduras travel, honduras adventures, honduras vacation, honduras lodges, nicaragua travel, nicaragua adventure, nicaragua vacation, peru travel, machu picchu, inca trail, peru adventures, peru lodges, peru vacation, ecuador vacation, ecuador lodges, ecuador adventure, ecuador vacation. galapagos, galapagos adventure, galapagos cruises, galapagos yachts, amazon, amazon river travel, amazon lodges, amazon adventure, amazon vacation, venezuela adventure, venezuela lodges, angel falls, bahamas travel, bahamas adventure, bahama villas, out island bahamas, island travel, island vacation, island adventures, fiji travel, fiji cruises, adventure honeymoon, family vacations, family adventures, africa adventure, africa travel, south africa travel, south africa safari, africa safari, safaris, kenya travel, kenya safari, kenya lodges, tanzania lodges, tanzania adventure, tanzania safari, wildlife safari, game lodges, tented safaris, africa adventure, eco travel, eco adventures, eco vacation, eco safaris, active vacation, adventure vacation, adventure expeditions, expeditions, adventure tours, tours, africa tours, central america tours, south america tours, eco tours

Quantum Internet Systems, Inc.
Creator of Quantum Web Engine Site Powered by Quantum Web Engine Web Articles