Nicaragua BASIC INFOMATION
|LOCAL TIME||YOUR TIME|
|LOCAL TIME ZONE||TIMEZONE DIFFERENCE|
|UTC/GMT -6 HOURS|
|latitude / longitude|
|12°52'0"N / 85°12'51"W|
|NI / NIC|
|Spanish (official) 95.3%|
Mestizo of the Caribbean coast 2%
TYPE A NORTH AMERICAN JAPANESE 2-BLADE|
|Nicaragua banks list|
The early indigenous people of Nicaragua were Indians. Most of the residents believed in Catholicism. The capital was Managua. The official language was Spanish. Sumo, Miskito and English were also spoken on the Atlantic coast. Nicaragua has an area of 121,400 square kilometers and is located in central Central America, bordering Honduras in the north, Costa Rica in the south, the Caribbean Sea in the east, and the Pacific Ocean in the west. Lake Nicaragua covers an area of 8,029 square kilometers and is the largest lake in Central America. |
Nicaragua, the full name of the Republic of Nicaragua, is located in the central part of Central America. It covers an area of 121,400 square kilometers, borders Honduras in the north, Costa Rica in the south, the Caribbean Sea in the east and the Caribbean Sea in the west The Pacific Ocean. Lake Nicaragua covers an area of 8,029 square kilometers and is the largest lake in Central America.
The early natives were Indians. Columbus sailed here in 1502. It became a Spanish colony in 1524. Independence was declared on September 15, 1821. Participated in the Mexican Empire from 1822 to 1823. Joined the Central American Federation from 1823 to 1838. Nicaragua established a republic in 1839.
National flag: It is rectangular, the ratio of length to width is about 5:3. From top to bottom, it consists of three parallel horizontal rectangles of blue, white and blue, with the national emblem pattern painted in the center. The color of the national flag comes from the flag of the former Central American Federation. The upper and lower sides are blue and the middle is white, which also indicates the country’s geographic location between the Pacific and the Caribbean.
The population is 4.6 million (1997). Indo-European mixed races accounted for 69%, whites accounted for 17%, blacks accounted for 9%, and Indians accounted for 5%. The official language is Spanish, and Sumo, Miskito and English are also spoken on the Atlantic coast. Most residents believe in Catholicism.
Nicaragua is an agricultural country, mainly producing cotton, coffee, sugar cane and bananas. Export coffee, fish products, meat, sugar and bananas; import raw materials, semi-finished products, consumer goods, capital goods and fuels. The economy is heavily dependent on foreign aid.
Agriculture and animal husbandry are the country’s main export earning sector. The agricultural output value accounts for about 22% of the GDP, and the industrial labor force is about 460,000. The arable land area is about 40 million hectares, and 870,000 hectares have been cultivated. The main crops are cotton, coffee, sugarcane, bananas, corn, rice, sorghum, etc. With the strong support of the government, the agricultural sector will see greater growth in the near future.
The industrial base is weak. The output value of manufacturing and construction accounts for about 20% of GDP, and the number of employed people accounts for about 15% of the economically active population. The industrial sector is growing slowly.
There are nearly 400,000 employees in various service industries such as commerce, transportation, insurance, water and electricity, accounting for about 36% of the economically independent population. The output value of the service industry accounts for about 34.7% of the GDP.