Flag of Nicaragua (GIF)



The flag of Nicaragua (Spanish: Bandera de Nicaragua) consists of three horizontal blue, white, and blue bands with a national coat of arms in the middle. The two blue stripes represent the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, and the white color symbolizes peace. Blue stripes also symbolize loyalty and justice. The five volcanoes on the coat of arms represent the original five member states. The red Liberty Cap in the middle of the coat of arms symbolizes national freedom. The rays of the sun and the rainbow are symbols of a bright future. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 3:5, and the flag was adopted on August 27, 1971.

The Nicaragua flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Nicaragua, officially known as the Republic of Nicaragua, is a country located on the Central American isthmus. Its capital is Managua, and its population is about 6.702 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, and Panama.

The waving flag of Nicaragua with its big coat of arms (unofficial)
The coat of arms of Nicaragua on a waving white flag
COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Managua
Other major cities:León,
Masaya,
Matagalpa
Official language:Spanish
Region:Central America
Ethnic groups:69% Mestizo,
17% White,
9% Black,
5% Indigenous
Religions:55.0% Catholic Church,
27.2% Protestant,
0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses,
14.7% Unaffiliated,
2.2% Other religions
Nationality name:Nicaraguan
Area:130,375 km²
(50,338 sq mi)
Population:6.702 million (2021)
Currency:Córdoba
Country codes:NI, NIC (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.ni
Calling code:+505
Flag emoji code:🇳🇮


Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Nicaragua (Spanish: Bandera y escudo de armas de Nicaragua), GIF

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