”The country of lakes and volcanoes”.
A young area created appr 57 M ago when tectonic plates moved and created the land bridge North to South Americas also stop the oceans water circulation equator.
Humans walked from Asia via North America and arrived Nicaragua about 12.000 ago.
Several high cultural indigenous populations developed, but majority were killed by conquerors partnering with spanish king during 15-1600 AC.
Investors captured land and buy slaves from Africa to work on plantages.
After independence 1838, area was occupied by US 1912-1933.
Todays population still fight to regain freedom and equalise living standard.
Major income is agro – coffey (ex Starbucks), tobacco, now is gold/minerals and tourism growing due to low salaries.