Cental American Geography: The Nation of Nicaragua

Nicaragua is located in Central America, and encompasses a large 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 landscape is really diverse, from volcanoes, plains and lakes on the Pacific side to tropical jungles on the Caribbean side. The northern portion is mountainous, providing rich soil and perfect growing conditions for coffee and tobacco.

Five million people inhabit Nicaragua, with almost 1.5 million of them residing in the capital city of Managua. The country experienced a disturbance in the late 1970's, but has created and maintained 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 commonly as well.

Located in a tropical climate, there are truly just two seasons — summer and winter — or as they're often frequently described, 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 conditions differ as drastically as the terrain — hot and dry in the west, hot and humid in the east, and cool and humid in the north.

The majority of the progress, expansion and groundwork developments have risen in the western part of the nation. However, the progress has remained well-structured and developed. The nation's wealth still depends greatly on agriculture, on the other hand the country sells overseas gold, silver, and timber. The vacation industry is becoming a larger part of the development of Nicaragua.

(Back to Articles)   viewed: 8382


Articles

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