Nicaragua Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the country of Nicaragua?
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Last updated: May 30, 2020
First submittedMay 26, 2019
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Capital city of Nicaragua
Managua
Official language
Spanish
Most popular sport
Baseball
Largest lake
Lake Nicaragua
The above is world's only major freshwater lake that is infested with this type of fish
Sharks
The largest island in that lake has two _____, named Concepción and Maderas
Volcanoes
Bordering countries
Costa Rica
Honduras
Unpleasant-sounding historical name for the east coast of Nicaragua
Mosquito Coast
Country that controlled the above between 1638–1787 and 1844–1860
United Kingdom
Country that occupied Nicaragua during the Banana Wars between 1912–1933
United States
Major sea bordering Nicaragua to the east
Caribbean Sea
Oldest European city in mainland America, named for a city in southern Spain
Granada
Nicaragua's second most populous city, named for a city in northern Spain
León
Founder of those two cities, namesake of Nicaragua's currency
Francisco Hernández
de Córdoba
Radical socialist political party that ruled Nicaragua from 1979–1990
Sandinista
Name for the rebel groups opposed to the above, who received money and arms
from certain elements in the U.S. including Oliver North
Contras
Leader of Nicaragua since 2007
Daniel Ortega
The U.S. intended to build one of these across Nicaragua, but ultimately
built it further south
Canal
River forming much of Nicaragua's northern border
Coco River
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Level 76
May 29, 2020
Quite a nice quiz for a small country!
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Level 81
May 31, 2020
+1 !