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Country Profile


Formal Name: Republic of Nicaragua.

Short Form: Nicaragua.

Term for Nationals: Nicaraguan(s).

Capital: Managua.

Date of Independence: Only September 15, 1821, from Spain, observed. July 1, 1823 from Mexico and April 30, 1838 from the United Provinces of Central America noted but not celebrated.

National Holiday: Independence day, September 15.

Data as of December 1993