Nicaragua is locally referred to as Nicaragua and the model of government it has is Republic.
The capital of Nicaragua is Managua and has a population of 1.4 million.
The Nicaraguan flag is consists of three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), white, and blue with the national coat of arms centered in the white band; the coat of arms features a triangle encircled by the words REPUBLICA DE NICARAGUA on the top and AMERICA CENTRAL on the bottom; the banner is based on the former blue-white-blue flag of the Federal Republic of Central America; the blue bands symbolize the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, while the white band represents the land between the two bodies of water and is displayed above.
The National symbol of Nicaragua is turquoise-browed motmot (bird).
The National anthem of Nicaragua is ""Salve a ti, Nicaragua" ("Hail to Thee, Nicaragua")" which was composed by Luis A. Delgadillo.