Nicaragua, officially the Republic of Nicaragua, is the largest country in the Central American isthmus, bordered by Honduras to the northwest, the Caribbean to the , Costa Rica to the , and the Pacific Ocean to the .

Managua is the country’s and largest and is also the third-largest in Central America, behind Tegucigalpa and Guatemala .

The multi-ethnic population of six million includes people of indigenous, European, African, and Asian heritage.

The main language is Spanish. Indigenous tribes on the Mosquito Coast speak their own languages and .