Nicaragua 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 stable
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
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.