Overview - Nicaragua

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Capital:Managua
Area:129,494 km²
Population:5,570,129 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Spanish (official) - 97.5%, Miskito - 1.7%, others - 0.8%.
Religion(s):Roman Catholic - 72.9%, Evangelical - 15.1%, Moravian - 1.5%, Episcopal - 0.1%, others - 1.9%, none - 8.5%.
Ethnic Group(s):Mestizo - 69%, White - 17%, Black - 9%, Amerindian - 5%.