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Volcano in Chinandega, Nicaragua
Volcano in Chinandega, Nicaragua

Chinandega

In León and Chinandega, you can delve into the volcanic half of “the land of lakes and volcanoes.”

NICARAGUA

Central America

NICARAGUA

Nicaragua flagCentral America

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    Capital:Managua

    Location:Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Costa Rica and Honduras

    Currency:cordobas (NIO)

    Area:130,370 sq km

    Population:6,243,931 (July 2021 est.)

    Languages:Spanish (official) 95.3%, Miskito 2.2%, Mestizo of the Caribbean coast 2%, other 0.5%; note - English and indigenous languages found on the Caribbean coast (2005 est.)

    Religion:Roman Catholic 50%, Evangelical 33.2%, other 2.9%, none 0.7%, unspecified 13.2% (2017 est.)

    TimeZone:UTC-6

    Tel Code:+505

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