Nicaragua is a country located in Central America, bordered by Honduras to the north and Costa Rica to the south. It has a diverse geography, with rainforests, volcanoes, and beaches along the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. The capital city is Managua, and the official language is Spanish. The country has a rich cultural heritage, with influences from indigenous peoples, Spanish colonialism, and African slavery. Nicaragua has a developing economy, with agriculture and manufacturing as the main industries. The country has faced political instability and economic challenges in recent years, but it remains a popular destination for tourists and investors.