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Nicaragua international travel guide in 2024

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Nicaragua ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ

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Nicaragua is part of North America with main city at Managua. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 26.29 ยฐC in Nicaragua with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 219.67 mm. Internet speed in Nicaragua is on average 2.8 Mbps. Its Developing country with a population of 6M people. The main currency is Cordoba Oro. The languages spoken are Spanish. Automatic teller machines are rare in Nicaragua. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Developing ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~26.29 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~219.67 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 6M people

Nicaragua Travel Advice

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Exercise a high degree of caution
We've reviewed our travel advice for Nicaragua. We haven't changed our level of advice, exercise a high degree of caution. Check with the nearest embassy or consulate of Nicaragua to confirm the latest entry requirements before travel. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Nicaragua due to high levels of violent crime.
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Nicaragua Weather

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Nicaragua Essential travel details

๐Ÿ”Œ Plugs

Nicaragua uses 120V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish

Money in Nicaragua

๐Ÿ’ฑ Currencies Used

Nicaragua uses the Nicaraguan cรณrdoba (symbol: C$), code NIO.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 cรณrdobas. Cรณrdoba is subdivided into 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 10, 5 and 1 cรณrdobas and 50, 25, 10 and 5 centavos.

๐Ÿง ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Nicaragua. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

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๐Ÿ“ก Internet

Internet speed in Nicaragua is on average 2.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Nicaragua is low. It is not as easy to find one.

๐Ÿ“ฑ Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 435.39 NIO, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Claro, CooTel or Movistar. Nicaragua uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Nicaragua upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

๐Ÿ“ž Calling

To call Nicaragua, dial +, then 505 (the country code for Nicaragua), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Nicaragua, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 2 .

Driving in Nicaragua

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Nicaragua travel details

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