Facts Nicaragua

 

Total Area:

129,494 sq km

 

Population: 5,570,129

 

Independence:

15 September 1821 (from Spain)

 

Ethnic groups: mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 69%, white 17%, black 9%, Amerindian 5%

 

Total fertility rate: 2.75 children born/woman

 

Net migration rate: -1.17 migrants/1,000 population

 

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Photos Nicaragua

We spent several days in the colonial cities of Granada and Leon

(October 07)

 

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