Geopolitical map of Nicaragua

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CapitalPopulationArea
Managua 5,995,928 129,494
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
NI +505 03:07:45 America/Managua
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Some data about Nicaragua

Nicaragua is a country of 5,995,928 inhabitants, with an area of ​129,494 km2, its capital is Managua and its time zone is "America/Managua". Its ISO code is "NI" in 2 positions and "NIC" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to Nicaragua, you must dial your telephone code, which is 505. The currency used in Nicaragua is the "Cordoba" (NIO).

The administrative subdivision of Nicaragua (administrative division) is made up of 2 Regiones Autónomas (level 1), 15 Departamentos (level 1) and 153 Municipios (level 2). Nicaragua has 6 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of Nicaragua with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of Nicaragua to access a zoom level and finer details.

Nicaragua shares borders with Costa Rica and Honduras.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in Nicaragua

Number of cities by importance (population) in Nicaragua. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
6 1 1 0
26.9 % 16.2 % 16.2 % 0.0 %
  • The 6 most important cities represent 26.9% of the entire population
  • The 1 most important cities represent 16.2% of the entire population
  • The 1 most important cities represent 16.2% of the entire population
  • The 0 most important cities represent 0.0% of the entire population

Administrative division of Nicaragua

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
2 Regiones Autónomas1
15 Departamentos1
153 Municipios2

List of first-order administrative division in Nicaragua

  • North Atlantic Autonomous Region (RAAN)
  • Costa Caribe Sur
  • Departamento de Boaco
  • Departamento de Carazo
  • Departamento de Chinandega
  • Departamento de Chontales
  • Departamento de Estelí
  • Departamento de Granada
  • Departamento de Jinotega
  • Departamento de León
  • Departamento de Madriz
  • Departamento de Managua
  • Departamento de Masaya
  • Departamento de Matagalpa
  • Departamento de Nueva Segovia
  • Departamento de Río San Juan
  • Departamento de Rivas

List of major cities of Nicaragua

  • Managua973 087 inhabitants
  • León144 538 inhabitants
  • Masaya130 113 inhabitants
  • Tipitapa127 153 inhabitants
  • Chinandega126 387 inhabitants
  • Matagalpa109 089 inhabitants
  • Estelí96 422 inhabitants
  • Granada89 409 inhabitants
  • Ciudad Sandino70 013 inhabitants
  • Juigalpa54 731 inhabitants
  • El Viejo53 504 inhabitants
  • Jinotega53 265 inhabitants
  • Nueva Guinea52 929 inhabitants
  • Bluefields44 373 inhabitants
  • Diriamba35 008 inhabitants
  • Ocotal33 928 inhabitants
  • Puerto Cabezas33 635 inhabitants
  • Chichigalpa33 137 inhabitants
  • Rivas30 293 inhabitants
  • San Rafael del Sur29 836 inhabitants
  • Jinotepe29 507 inhabitants
  • Boaco29 046 inhabitants
  • Nagarote26 270 inhabitants
  • Jalapa24 037 inhabitants
  • La Paz Centro23 481 inhabitants
  • San Marcos23 347 inhabitants
  • Masatepe21 452 inhabitants
  • Nandaime20 810 inhabitants
  • El Rama20 456 inhabitants
  • Somoto20 316 inhabitants
  • Corinto19 183 inhabitants
  • Río Blanco17 018 inhabitants
  • Camoapa16 653 inhabitants
  • El Crucero16 469 inhabitants
  • Siuna16 056 inhabitants
  • Somotillo15 385 inhabitants
  • Santo Tomás14 809 inhabitants
  • Quilalí13 590 inhabitants
  • San Carlos13 451 inhabitants
  • Ciudad Darío13 318 inhabitants