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  • 1. By: Emerald M. & Emma H.
  • 2.  3 toed sloth Sea turtles It takes a 3 toed sloth 6 hours to travel 1 mile! Vampire bats Fresh water sharks Tamandua (anteater) Armadillos Pumas MILLIONS of insects
  • 3.  The capital of Nicaragua is Managua. Managua is in the south-western region on Nicaragua. The flag colors are blue and white. The words on the flag state:“Republica de Nicaragua America Central.”
  • 4. COORDINATES13, 00 N – 85, 00 W The coastline is only 565 miles long. Nicaragua is slightly smaller than Florida. There are many lakes and rivers in Nicaragua. Nicaragua has mountain chains – Also called cordilleras. The land was raised due to earthquakes. Nicaragua is bordering the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean.
  • 5.  Winter is the rainy season.It lasts from May to November. Summer is the dry season.It lasts from December to April. Nicaragua has a range of microclimates.
  • 6.  5,869,859 people in 2011 5,979,731 people in 2013
  • 7.  Barbara Carrera ~ James Bond girl, Fatima Blush in “Never Say Never Again” Bianca Jagger ~Mich Jagger’s ex, went from party girl to political activist. Daniel Ortega ~ President of Nicaragua since the year 2007.
  • 8.  Papaya Brain from a bull Avacado Pork skin Famous Chicharros Gallo Pinto Nacatamal Sopa de Mondongo Caieta de Coco
  • 9.  Baseball ~ national sport Volleyball Basketball Boxing Soccer Volcano Surfing
  • 10.  Nicaragua’s name comes from the chief of the area’s leading Indian tribe at the Spanish Conquest. The country won independence in 1838. Nicaragua’s politics were dominated by the competition for power between the Liberals and the conservatives.