Population 6.14 million (2016 est.) Area 130,370 sq km Capital City Managua Time Zone UTC/GMT -06:00 Location Central America – bordered by the Caribbean to the east and Pacific to the west, between Honduras and Costa Rica Climate Tropical but slightly cooler in highlands Currency Nicaragua córdoba ($1 USD = 30.4758 Nicaraguan Córdobas Oct 2017) Language Spanish (official) 95.3% System of Government Republic Country Code +505 Emergency Number 118 (police, fire, ambulance) Electricity 120V (Yup, you can bring your US electronics & appliances here!) Religion Roman Catholic 58.5%, Protestant 23.2% Imports $6.163 billion (2015 est.) Exports $3.263 billion (2015 est.) GDP $13.23 billion ($2,151 per capita) 2016 est.