Top tip. sound recporder (phone or otherwsie) for howler monkey & bird recordings.
Nicaragua is the largest Central American republic and is the same size as England and Wales with 541 km of coast on the Caribbean and 352 km on the Pacific. Managua, the capital, is located on the shores of Lake Managua. The volcanic southern highlands are a popular tourist destination along with Lake Nicaragua (the largest freshwater lake in the world) and the unspoilt Corn Islands on the Caribbean coast. Lakes Nicaragua and Managua are connected by the Tipitapa River. The Caribbean coast otherwise known as the “Mosquito Coast”is while the Pacific coast is volcanic and very fertile.
Facts and Figures
|Population||6,167,237 (2012 census)|
|Language||Spanish, with additional recognised regional languages.|
|Religion||No official religion, however the largest denomination with Roman Catholic. Evangelical Protestantism and Mormons are increasing.|
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