Bordering Countries: Costa Rica and Honduras
Land Area: 50,336 square miles (130,370 sq km)
Coastline: 565 miles (910 km)
Highest Point: Mogoton at 7,998 feet (2,438 m)
Nicaragua is a country located in Central America to the south of Honduras and to the north of Costa Rica. It is the largest country by area in Central America and its capital and largest city is Managua. One quarter of the country’s population lives in the city. Like many other countries in Central America, Nicaragua is known for its high levels of biodiversity and unique ecosystems.