Nicaragua Flag SVGNicaragua Country Codes

Nicaragua, formally known as the Republic of Nicaragua, is situated in Latin America and the Caribbean, a subregion of the region Americas. Its capital city is Managua. Nicaragua is identified by various country codes. The ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2 code, commonly referred to as the 2-letter country code for Nicaragua, is NI, while the ISO 3166-1-Alpha-3 code, known as the 3-letter country code, is NIC. Similarly, the ISO 3166-1 numeric code for Nicaragua is 558. When connecting via phone, the dialing code for Nicaragua is +505, which is essential for initiating calls to phone numbers in Nicaragua. Online, websites in Nicaragua are distinguished by the top-level domain (TLD) .ni, indicating their geographic origin. The currency utilized in Nicaragua is the Cordoba Oro, denoted by the currency alphabetic code NIO. Commonly known as the Cordoba Oro, it is the primary currency for transactions within the country.

For a comprehensive reference encompassing major country codes, currency codes, and timezones relevant to Nicaragua, please refer the tables below:

Country details

Formal namethe Republic of Nicaragua
Sub regionLatin America and the Caribbean

ISO Codes

ISO 3166-1 Alpha-2NI
ISO 3166-1 Alpha-3NIC
ISO 3166-1 Numeric558

Dialing Code

Dialing code+505

Other Country Codes

Top Level
License plate codeNIC
UN m49 code558
GAUL code180
MARC codenq
WMO codeNK
EDGAR codeQ3
GS1 GTIN code743

Currency Codes

CurencyAlphabetic codeNumeric code
Cordoba OroNIO558


TimezoneOffset UTCOffset DSTTime
America / Managua−06:00−06:00

Neighbouring countries

CountryCapitalISO codesDialing codeTLD
Flag of Costa RicaCosta RicaSan JoseCR /
Flag of HondurasHondurasTegucigalpaHN /

ISO 3166-2 Codes

Subdivision nameSubdivision categoryISO Code
Costa Caribe Norteautonomous regionNI-AN
Costa Caribe Surautonomous regionNI-AS
Nueva SegoviadepartmentNI-NS
Río San JuandepartmentNI-SJ



Nicaragua is situated in Latin America and the Caribbean, which is a subregion of the continent of Americas.

Managua serves as the capital of Nicaragua.

The ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2, or two-letter country code, for Nicaragua is NI, while the ISO 3166-1-Alpha-3, or three-letter country code, is NIC, and the ISO 3166-1 numeric code is 558. ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, is a global federation of national standards bodies.

The dialing code for Nicaragua is +505.

The top-level domain (TLD) for Nicaragua-specific internet addresses ends with .ni.

The currency code of Nicaragua includes the currency alphabetic code NIO and the currency numeric code 558. The currency is referred to as the Cordoba Oro. ISO 4217 is a standard published by the International Organization for Standardization, defining alpha codes and numeric codes for representing currencies and providing information about the relationships between individual currencies and their minor units.

The license plate code for Nicaragua is NIC.

The UN M49 code for Nicaragua is 558. UN M49, or the Standard Country or Area Codes for Statistical Use, is a standard used by the United Nations for statistical purposes.

The GAUL code for Nicaragua is 180. GAUL, or the Global Administrative Unit Layers, is a spatial database of administrative units for all countries worldwide. It is a project of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

The MARC code for Nicaragua is nq. MARC, or machine-readable cataloging standards, are a set of digital formats for describing items cataloged by libraries, such as books, DVDs, and digital resources.

The FIPS code for Nicaragua is NU. FIPS, or Federal Information Processing Standards, are publicly announced standards developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology for use in computer systems by non-military American government agencies and government contractors.

The WMO code for Nicaragua is NK. WMO, or the World Meteorological Organization, is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for promoting international cooperation on atmospheric science, climatology, hydrology, and geophysics.

The IOC code for Nicaragua is NCA. The International Olympic Committee uses three-letter abbreviation country codes to refer to each group of athletes that participate in the Olympic Games. Each geocode usually identifies a National Olympic Committee.

The EDGAR code for Nicaragua is Q3. EDGAR, or the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The FIFA code for Nicaragua is NCA. FIFA, or Fédration Internationale de Football Association (International Federation of Association Football), assigns a three-letter country code to each of its member and non-member countries as name abbreviations for countries and dependent areas in official competitions.

The GS1 GTIN code for Nicaragua is 743. GS1 is a neutral, not-for-profit, international organization developing and maintaining standards, including barcodes. The most well-known of these standards is the barcode, a symbol printed on products that can be electronically scanned.

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