has a predominantly tropical climate, alternating
between two seasons: rainy and dry (winter and summer).
This is the result of its geographic location between 11
and 15 degrees latitude north and the humidity from both
the Atlantic and Pacific oceans which give it a fairly
Nicaraguan Spanish has many indigenous influences and
several distinguishing characteristics. Until the 19th
century, a hybrid form of Nahuat-Spanish was the common
language of Nicaragua.
The c rdoba is the currency of
Nicaragua. It is divided into 100 centavos.
According to the CIA World Factbook,
Nicaragua has a population of 5, 891, 199; comprising
mainly 69% mestizo, 17% white, 5% Amerindian, 9.0% black
and other races and this fluctuates with changes in
migration patterns. The population is 84% urban.