Nicaragua, officially the Republic of Nicaragua (Spanish: República de Nicaragua), is the largest country in the Central American isthmus, bordered by Honduras to the northwest, the Caribbean to the east, Costa Rica to the south and the Pacific Ocean to the southwest. Managua is the country's capital and largest city and is also the third-largest city in Central America, behind Tegucigalpa and Guatemala City. The multi-ethnic population of six million includes people of indigenous, European, African and Asian heritage. The main language is Spanish. Native tribes on the Mosquito Coast speak their own languages and English.
Measures of Freedom
2014: 6.88, Rank: 76, Personal Freedom: 6.38, Economic Freedom: 7.39, Democracy Index: 4.88
2014: 7.39, Rank: 45
2016: Status: Partly Free, Aggregate Score: 54, Political Rights: 4, Civil Liberties: 3
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