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Nicaragua

Population: 4,918,393 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: Spanish (official)

Background: Settled as a colony of Spain in the 1520s, Nicaragua gained its independence in 1821. Violent opposition to governmental manipulation and corruption spread to all classes by 1978 and resulted in a short-lived civil war that brought the Marxist...

Currency: gold cordoba (NIO, No information)

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.

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Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Nicaragua
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Nicaragua
 · BBC Country profile: Nicaragua