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Monday, 17. June 2019 at 07:23 AM

Nicaragua Travel Advisory

Warning Level Icon We advise caution when travelling to Nicaragua

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Local Situation: 3.5 / 5

We advise caution when travelling to Nicaragua. We detected travel advisories from 6 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 2.7 / 5

Nicaragua shares land borders with Honduras and Honduras. For these countries, the individual warning index is 2.7 (Honduras) and 2 (Costa Rica).

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/nicaragua

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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Exercise High Degree of Caution

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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High degree of caution

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/nicaragua/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.
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Reconsider travel to Nicaragua due to civil unrest, crime, limited healthcare availability, and arbitrary enforcement of laws. On September 12, 2018, the U.S. Department of State lifted the ordered departure of non-emergency U.S. government personnel and family members. The U.S. Embassy in Managua is open to the public and provides the full range of consular ...

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/nicaragua-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.
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Avoid non-essential travel to Nicaragua due to civil unrest and violent crime.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/nicaragua

About Nicaragua

Nicaragua with its capital Managua is a country in North America (Central America), slightly smaller than New York state (129,494 km²). The country is located Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Costa Rica and Honduras. The climate can be described as tropical in lowlands, cooler in highlands. The landscape is extensive Atlantic coastal plains rising to central interior mountains; narrow Pacific coastal plain interrupted by volcanoes. With a population of about 5.78 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Managua
Population about 5.78 million
Size 129494 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than New York state
Common languages Spanish, English
Timezone America/Managua with UTC offset of -6 hour(s)
Currency Cordoba (short: NIO)
Common voltage (electricity) 120V - 60Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 1900
International phone prefix +505
Internet Top Level Domain .ni
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 NI
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 NIC
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 558