Flag of Nicaragua

The Nicaraguan flag is a horizontal bicolour triband with in the center an emblem. The used colors in the flag are blue, white. The proportion of the Nicaraguan flag is 3:5. The Flag of Nicaragua was adopted in 1971. The first use of the current flag design was in 1823. The last change to the current Nicaraguan flag design was in 1908.

Flag of Nicaragua

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Flag proportion

Ratio 3:5


  • First flag usage: 1823
  • Adoption current flag: 1971
  • Last change flag: 1908

Flag colors


About Nicaragua


6 025 951


50 337 sq mi
130 373 km2

Population density

120 sq mi
46 km2

Country information

Country: Nicaragua
Continent: North America
Official languages: Spanish
Capital: Managua
Government: Unitary presidential constitutional republic
Border length: 765 miles / 1 231 km
Neighbouring countries
Costa Rica: 192 miles 309 km
Honduras: 573 miles 922 km

The Nicaraguan flag is the flag of the country named Nicaragua. Nicaragua is located in continental North America. Nicaragua has 2 neighbouring countries. The total length of land borders of Nicaragua is 765 mi/ 1 231 km. Nicaragua border neighbours and border lengths are: Costa Rica: 309 km, Honduras: 922 km.

6 025 951 people are living in Nicaragua, a country stretching over 50 337 sq mi/ 130 373 km² (7.96% water). The population density in Nicaragua is of 120 per sq mi/ 46 people per km². The official language of Nicaragua is Spanish. The capital city of Nicaragua is Managua. Nicaragua is a Unitary presidential constitutional republic.

The currency in Nicaragua is the Nicaraguan córdoba C$ (NIO). UTC (standard time) in Nicaragua is UTC-06:00 and UTC-06:00 in summer. Nicaragua has the unique two-letter country code, NI (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is NIC, and its three-digit country code is 558. The calling code for Nicaragua is +55.




Nicaraguan córdoba C$ (NIO)


CET: UTC-06:00
CEST: UTC-06:00


Internet TLD: NI
Three-letter country code: NIC
Three-digit country code: 558
Calling code: +55