Nicaragua - NI

Name Nicaragua (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes NI / NIC
Continent North America
Continent code NA
Capital Managua
Area 12034
DD coordinates 12.869165 / -85.141190
DMS coordinates 12°52'9.00" N / -85°08'28.28" W
UTM coordinates 16P 701709.08921991 1423396.2149982
Total cities 386
Flag of Nicaragua

Nicaragua on map

Nicaragua is a part of the North America continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Nicaragua, is NI.

It's territory covers an area of 12034 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua. On nationwide level, Spanish is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Nicaraguans. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 23897 km of roadways. Nicaragua merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 2220 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 505 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use NIO as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Nicaragua live according to the America/Managua time zone, which is also the one used in Managua.

More about Nicaragua

Official languages Spanish
Nationalities Nicaraguans
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .ni
Phone codes 505
Currencies NIO
Life expectancy males Ø 70,7 years
Life expectancy females Ø 77,8 years
Birthrate 20,6 ‰
Deathrate 5,1 ‰
Males/Females 49,3%/50,7%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 5704,6 M $
Importations 6240,2 M $
Tourism receipts 544,00 M $
Unemployment rate 5,8%
Inflation rate 5,38%
Corruption index 22 (very bad)
Energy consumption 3,6 bn kWh

Land use

2% Urban areas 2882 km²
42% Agricultural areas 54873 km²
26% Forest 33740 km²
0% Water areas 10030 km²
30% Others 38875 km²


Roadways 23897 km
Waterways 2220 km
Commercial harbors 6
Airports 32

Nicaragua cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 386):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
CCK Flag of Cocos [Keeling] Islands Cocos [Keeling] Islands Asia - 19786 km
CXR Flag of Christmas Island Christmas Island Asia - 18814 km
SGP Flag of Singapore Singapore Asia Singapore 18152 km
MYS Flag of Malaysia Malaysia Asia Kuala Lumpur 17518 km
LKA Flag of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Asia Colombo 17228 km
IDN Flag of Indonesia Indonesia Asia Jakarta 17221 km
MDV Flag of Maldives Maldives Asia Male 17140 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 17090 km
THA Flag of Thailand Thailand Asia Bangkok 17043 km
KHM Flag of Cambodia Cambodia Asia Phnom Penh 17034 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
HND Flag of Honduras Honduras North America Tegucigalpa 241 km
CRI Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica North America San Jose 373 km
SLV Flag of El Salvador El Salvador North America San Salvador 420 km
BLZ Flag of Belize Belize North America Belmopan 592 km
GTM Flag of Guatemala Guatemala North America Guatemala City 636 km
PAN Flag of Panama Panama North America Panama City 739 km
CYM Flag of Cayman Islands Cayman Islands North America George Town 830 km
JAM Flag of Jamaica Jamaica North America Kingston 1025 km
CUB Flag of Cuba Cuba North America - 1130 km
HTI Flag of Haiti Haiti North America - 1463 km

There are many ways to find how far is Nicaragua (NI) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Nicaragua to Haversine
North pole 8577 km 5329 mil
Equator 9481 km 5891 mil
South pole 11439 km 7108 mil
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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Nicaragua and Cocos [Keeling] Islands is 19786 kilometers or 12295 miles.
The most smallest distances between Nicaragua and Honduras is 241 kilometers or 149 miles.
We found information about 386 cities.
The capital of NI is Managua with population in 2021 over 1028810 people.
The area of Nicaragua (NI) is 12034 square kilometers.
Yes, Nicaragua is part of the continent of North America.
Official name of NI is The Republic of Nicaragua.
Nicaragua has approximately 32 airports.