Nicaragua travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Nicaragua 🇳🇮

Nicaragua is part of Americas with main city at Managua. Its Developing country with a population of 6M people. The main currency is Cordoba Oro. The languages spoken are Spanish. the Republic of Nicaragua is the formal name of Nicaragua It is adviced to High degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~24.98 °C   🌧 ~325.11 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

High degree of caution

The violence associated with protest action in Nicaragua since April 2018 has diminished and relative calm has been restored. Some tensions remain and you should exercise caution and avoid all demonstrations as they may turn violent. We’ve lowered the level of our travel advice - exercise a high degree of caution in Nicaragua.

issued date: March 5, 2019

Weather

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General

🔌 Sockets

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

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish

Money

💱 Currencies Used

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

🏧 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 — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

📡 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.

📱 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.

📞 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

Last updated: October 8, 2019