Flag of the Week: Nicaragua

Flag of the Week: Nicaragua
Nicaragua

A country of Central America. It is the largest of the Central American republics.

The coat of arms on the flag includes a triangle for equality, a liberty cap for freedom, and five volcanoes between two oceans, symbolic of the five original Central American countries between the Atlantic and Pacific ocean basins.

[Image: Flag of Nicaragua]
Nicaragua
A country of Central America. It is the largest of the Central American republics.
The coat of arms on the flag includes a triangle for equality, a liberty cap for freedom, and five volcanoes between two oceans, symbolic of the five original Central American countries between the Atlantic and Pacific ocean basins.
Fast Facts:

Area: 50,337 mi² (130,373 km²)

Population: 6,664,000 (est. 2021)

Capital: Managua

Language: Spanish

Religion: None

Currency: Córdoba (C$)

Geography

Nicaragua is bounded by Honduras to the north, the Caribbean Sea to the east, Costa Rica to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

[Image: Map of Nicaragua]
Fast Facts:
Area: 50,337 mi² (130,373 km²)
Population: 6,664,000 (est. 2021)
Capital: Managua
Language: Spanish
Religion: None
Currency: Córdoba (C$)
Geography
Nicaragua is bounded by Honduras to the north, the Caribbean Sea
 to the east, Costa Rica to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
Famous Figures

Daniel Ortega is a Nicaraguan politician who has been the President since 2007.

Rubén Darío is a famous Nicaraguan poet, known for his influence on Latin American Poetry.

[Images: headshots of Daniel Ortega and Rubén Darío]

Food and Culture

Nicaraguan food blends indigenous Native American cuisine, Spanish cuisine, and Creole cuisine.

Nicaragua celebrates its Independence Day on September 15th!

[Images: Nicaraguan appetizer dish and Independence Day dancers]
Famous Figures
Daniel Ortega is a Nicaraguan politician who has been the President since 2007.
Rubén Darío is a famous Nicaraguan poet, known for his influence on Latin American Poetry.
Food and Culture
Nicaraguan food blends indigenous Native American cuisine, Spanish cuisine, and Creole cuisine.
Nicaragua celebrates its Independence Day on September 15th!