Nicaragua

About Nicaragua

Nicaragua, officially known as the Republic of Nicaragua is a Spanish Colony in the Central American Region.

The country is considered to be one of the poorest countries in the Americas and agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries form the major economy. Tourism also plays an important role in the country’s GDP.

Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionLatin America
Capital CityManagua
Government TypeUnitary dominant-party presidential constitutional republic
Official LanguagesSpanish
CurrencyNicaraguan cordoba, NIO
Phone Code +505
Important CitiesManagua, León, Tipitapa, Masaya, Ciudad Sandino, Chinandega, Esteli, Matagalpa, Granada
National DayIndependence Day (Sep-15)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking142
Primary IndustriesAgriculture and food production,Services.
Major ExportsArticles of apparel and clothing accessories, Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, Meat and edible meat offal, Electrical machinery and equipment , Coffee, tea, maté and spices, Fish and crustaceans, molluscs, Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes, Sugars and sugar confectionery, Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit, Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
Major Exports to IndiaPharmaceutical products, Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Electrical machinery and equipment , Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, parts thereof, Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, Articles of iron or steel, Miscellaneous chemical products, Paper and paperboard, articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard, Rubber and articles thereof, Aluminium and articles thereof, Organic chemicals, Plastics and articles thereof
Major ImportsPharmaceutical products, Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Electrical machinery and equipment , Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, Articles of iron or steel, Miscellaneous chemical products, Paper and paperboard, articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard, Rubber and articles thereof, Aluminium and articles thereof, Organic chemicals, Plastics and articles thereof
Major Imports from IndiaWood and articles of wood, wood charcoal, Iron and steel, Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material, Aluminium and articles thereof, Raw hides and skins , Zinc and articles thereof, Meat and edible meat offal, Electrical machinery and equipment , Special woven fabrics, tufted textile fabrics, lace, tapestries, trimmings, embroidery, Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes, Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, Plastics and articles thereof, Rubber and articles thereof
Foreign Relations
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Trade Agreements with IndiaAn Agreement on Visa Waiver for Diplomatic and Official Passports was signed in 2008. An MoU on setting up an IT Training Centre in Managua was signed in 2008.
Bordering NationsHonduras, Caribbean, Costa Rica, Pacific Ocean
Member of(United Nations)
Indian Embassy Details for NicaraguaH.E. Mr Alejandro Lacayo
Honorary Consul General
Honorary Consulate General of India (Under Embassy of India in Panama)
Managua Nicaragua
Email: alejandro.lacayo@gmail.com
Phone: (+505) 2248-3505
Website:
Embassy Details of Nicaragua in IndiaH.E. Mr. Vivek Burman
Honorary Consul General
Honorary Consulate General
43-A, Prithviraj RoadNew Delhi-110011
Email: vcb@dabur.com
Phone: +91-11-24694469/24618238 (O)

 

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