Nicaragua is the largest country in the Central America, has a population of over 6 million people.
Spanish is the official language, while English and many native languages are recognized regionally. Nicaraguan Spanish includes a number of unique vocabulary words.
The government is a presidential representative democratic republic, in which the President of Nicaragua is both head of state and head of government of a multi-party system.
There is no official religion in Nicaragua, but it is estimated that as many as 85% of the inhabitants are Roman Catholic.
The currency is the Córdoba.