Geography in Nicaragua

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Geography in Nicaragua


The continent: America
  
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Area in Nicaragua


Surface area

130 370 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 97 in the world of 233 (58,80%); 16 place in America 50 (70%)

Land area

120 340 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 97 in the world of 230 (58,26%); 16 place in America 50 (70%)

Territorial waters

10 030 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 46 in the world of 153 (70,59%); 11 place in America 29 (65,52%)

Land use in Nicaragua


Land area

120 340 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 97 in the world of 230 (58,26%); 16 place in America 50 (70%)

Agricultural land

42,09 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 92 in the world of 208 (56,25%); 11 place in America 42 (76,19%)
0,770 % (0,154 % annual) ↘
min: 28,50; max: 44,34; max-min: 15,84 (35,72%); mid: 36,42;
5,67 (13,46%)
50 650 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 87 in the world of 209 (58,85%); 14 place in America 42 (69,05%)
0,770 % (0,154 % annual) ↘
min: 34 300; max: 53 360; max-min: 19 060 (35,72%); mid: 43 830;
6 820 (13,46%)
0,833 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 57 in the world of 207 (72,95%); 12 place in America 42 (73,81%)
5,18 % (1,04 % annual) ↗
min: 0,833; max: 1,93; max-min: 1,10 (56,91%); mid: 1,38;
-0,550 (-66,04%)

Arable land

12,50 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 90 in the world of 206 (56,80%); 12 place in America 42 (73,81%)
1,80 % (0,359 % annual) ↗
min: 8,56; max: 17,04; max-min: 8,48 (49,76%); mid: 12,80;
-0,299 (-2,39%)
15 040 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 90 in the world of 206 (56,80%); 13 place in America 42 (71,43%)
1,80 % (0,359 % annual) ↗
min: 10 300; max: 20 000; max-min: 9 700 (48,50%); mid: 15 150;
-110,00 (-0,731%)
0,247 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 52 in the world of 206 (75,24%); 10 place in America 42 (78,57%)
7,90 % (1,58 % annual) ↗
min: 0,247; max: 0,581; max-min: 0,333 (57,40%); mid: 0,414;
-0,167 (-67,38%)

Forest area

25,88 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 118 in the world of 205 (42,93%); 32 place in America 43 (27,91%)
31 140 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 91 in the world of 206 (56,31%); 19 place in America 43 (58,14%)
0,512 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 76 in the world of 204 (63,24%); 23 place in America 43 (48,84%)
6,00 % (1,20 % annual) ↗
min: 0,512; max: 1,09; max-min: 0,577 (52,99%); mid: 0,801;
-0,289 (-56,36%)

Terrestrial protected areas

37,11 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 19 in the world of 204 (91,18%); 3 place in America 42 (95,24%)
0,293 % (0,059 % annual) ↘
min: 15,42; max: 37,11; max-min: 21,69 (58,45%); mid: 26,27;
10,85 (29,22%)
44 691 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 65 in the world of 202 (68,32%); 12 place in America 42 (73,81%)
0,0006106 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 58 in the world of 202 (71,78%); 17 place in America 42 (61,90%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Nicaragua


Length of land borders

1 253 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 114 in the world of 166 (31,93%); 18 place in America 27 (37,04%)

Number of Neighbors

2 [?] (2015)
(descending): 114 in the world of 164 (31,10%); 14 place in America 26 (50%)

Coastline

910 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 87 in the world of 191 (54,97%); 19 place in America 47 (61,70%)

Elevation in Nicaragua


mean elevation

298 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 114 in the world of 163 (30,67%); 19 place in America 28 (35,71%)

highest point

2 438 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 102 in the world of 232 (56,47%); 20 place in America 50 (62%)

Main parameters in Nicaragua


Population

6 082 032 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 110 in the world of 233 (53,22%); 19 place in America 50 (64%)
5,66 % (1,13 % annual) ↘
min: 1 774 696; max: 6 082 032; max-min: 4 307 336 (70,82%); mid: 3 928 364;
2 153 668 (35,41%)

Surface area

130 370 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 97 in the world of 233 (58,80%); 16 place in America 50 (70%)

Population density

50,54 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 155 in the world of 230 (33,04%); 32 place in America 50 (38%)
5,66 % (1,13 % annual) ↘
min: 15,21; max: 50,54; max-min: 35,33 (69,90%); mid: 32,88;
17,67 (34,95%)

Population growth rate

1,13 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 117 in the world of 216 (46,30%); 20 place in America 45 (57,78%)
10,75 % (2,15 % annual) ↗
min: 1,13; max: 3,17; max-min: 2,04 (64,44%); mid: 2,15;
-1,02 (-90,61%)

Surface area

2,14 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 159 in the world of 233 (32,19%); 33 place in America 50 (36%)
6,00 % (1,20 % annual) ↗
min: 2,14; max: 7,35; max-min: 5,20 (70,83%); mid: 4,75;
-2,60 (-121,40%)