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Nicaragua

Dense forests and volcanoes.

Nicaragua is a country located in Central America. It is bordered by Honduras to the north, the Caribbean Sea to the east, Costa Rica to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America. The capital of Nicaragua is Managua.

Nicaragua is a land of volcanoes, lakes, and rivers. There are over 20 volcanoes in Nicaragua, and Lake Nicaragua is the largest lake in Central America. The Rio San Juan flows from Lake Nicaragua to the Caribbean Sea. Nicaragua is also home to the Mosquito Coast, a region of dense rainforest that is home to a variety of plant and animal species.

The country was inhabited by indigenous peoples for thousands of years before the Spanish arrived in the 16th century. Nicaragua gained independence from Spain in 1821, and it was a part of the short-lived Central American Federation until 1838. Nicaragua then became an independent republic. The United States occupied Nicaragua from 1912 to 1933. During this time, the United States built the Panama Canal, and Nicaragua became a major transit point for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

The food in Nicaragua is a mix of indigenous, Spanish, and African influences. The national dish of Nicaragua is gallo pinto, a dish of rice and beans

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