Outline of Nicaragua

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Nicaragua

NicaraguanRepublic of NicaraguaNIC
Nicaragua – sovereign, representative democratic republic and the most extensive nation in Central America.

Outline (list)

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Nicaragua:

List of sovereign states

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Nicaragua – sovereign, representative democratic republic and the most extensive nation in Central America.

Representative democracy

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Nicaragua – sovereign, representative democratic republic and the most extensive nation in Central America.

Central America

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Nicaragua – sovereign, representative democratic republic and the most extensive nation in Central America.

Honduras

HonduranRepublic of HondurasHondurans
The country is bordered by Honduras to the north and by Costa Rica to the south.

Caribbean Sea

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The Pacific Ocean lies to the west of the country, while the Caribbean Sea lies to the east.

Tropics

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Falling within the tropics, Nicaragua sits 11 degrees north of the Equator, in the Northern Hemisphere.

Equator

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Falling within the tropics, Nicaragua sits 11 degrees north of the Equator, in the Northern Hemisphere.

Northern Hemisphere

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Falling within the tropics, Nicaragua sits 11 degrees north of the Equator, in the Northern Hemisphere.

Nicarao people

Nicarao
The country's name is derived from Nicarao, the name of the Nahuatl-speaking tribe which inhabited the shores of Lago de Nicaragua before the Spanish conquest of the Americas, and the Spanish word Agua, meaning water, due to the presence of the large lakes Lago de Nicaragua (Cocibolca) and Lago de Managua (Xolotlán), as well as lagoons and rivers in the region.

Nahuatl

Nahuatl languageNáhuatlNahua
The country's name is derived from Nicarao, the name of the Nahuatl-speaking tribe which inhabited the shores of Lago de Nicaragua before the Spanish conquest of the Americas, and the Spanish word Agua, meaning water, due to the presence of the large lakes Lago de Nicaragua (Cocibolca) and Lago de Managua (Xolotlán), as well as lagoons and rivers in the region.

Lake Nicaragua

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The country's name is derived from Nicarao, the name of the Nahuatl-speaking tribe which inhabited the shores of Lago de Nicaragua before the Spanish conquest of the Americas, and the Spanish word Agua, meaning water, due to the presence of the large lakes Lago de Nicaragua (Cocibolca) and Lago de Managua (Xolotlán), as well as lagoons and rivers in the region.

Spanish colonization of the Americas

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The country's name is derived from Nicarao, the name of the Nahuatl-speaking tribe which inhabited the shores of Lago de Nicaragua before the Spanish conquest of the Americas, and the Spanish word Agua, meaning water, due to the presence of the large lakes Lago de Nicaragua (Cocibolca) and Lago de Managua (Xolotlán), as well as lagoons and rivers in the region.

Spanish language

SpanishSpanish-languageCastilian
The country's name is derived from Nicarao, the name of the Nahuatl-speaking tribe which inhabited the shores of Lago de Nicaragua before the Spanish conquest of the Americas, and the Spanish word Agua, meaning water, due to the presence of the large lakes Lago de Nicaragua (Cocibolca) and Lago de Managua (Xolotlán), as well as lagoons and rivers in the region.

Water

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The country's name is derived from Nicarao, the name of the Nahuatl-speaking tribe which inhabited the shores of Lago de Nicaragua before the Spanish conquest of the Americas, and the Spanish word Agua, meaning water, due to the presence of the large lakes Lago de Nicaragua (Cocibolca) and Lago de Managua (Xolotlán), as well as lagoons and rivers in the region.

Lake Managua

Lago de ManaguaLake XolotlanManagua
The country's name is derived from Nicarao, the name of the Nahuatl-speaking tribe which inhabited the shores of Lago de Nicaragua before the Spanish conquest of the Americas, and the Spanish word Agua, meaning water, due to the presence of the large lakes Lago de Nicaragua (Cocibolca) and Lago de Managua (Xolotlán), as well as lagoons and rivers in the region.

Spanish conquest of Nicaragua

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At the time of the Spanish conquest, Nicaragua was the name given to the narrow strip of land between Lake Nicaragua and the Pacific Ocean.

Nicarao (cacique)

Nicaraocacique of the same nameMacuilmiquitzi
Chief Nicarao ruled over the land when the first conquerors arrived.

Teotihuacan

TeotihuacánTeotihuacan EmpireTeotihuacano
The Nicarao tribe migrated to the area from northern regions after the fall of Teotihuacán, on the advice of their religious leaders.

Ometepe

Ometepe IslandIsla de OmetepeOmetepe Petroglyphs
According to tradition, they were to travel south until they encountered a lake with two volcanoes rising out of the waters, and so they stopped when they reached Ometepe, the largest fresh-water volcanic island in the world.