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Nicaragua Country Profile

Nicaragua is located in the center of the Central American isthmus. In grades 11 and 15 north latitude, 83 and 88 degrees west longitude. The total area of Nicaragua is of 130,373.47 km². Bordered on the north by Honduras and on the south by Costa Rica.

West by the Pacific Ocean: Adjacent to El Salvador, Honduras and Costa Rica.On the east by the Caribbean Sea: with Honduras, Jamaica, Colombia and Costa Rica. The Nicaraguan territory is divided administratively into 15 departments and two autonomous regions. 

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General Overview of Nicaragua

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Generic Information:

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