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Nicaragua postal Code

Nicaragua officially known as the Republic of Nicaragua is a country located in Central America. It is bordered by Honduras on the north, Caribbean on the east, Costa Rica on the south, and the Pacific Ocean on the west. Managua is the capital and largest city in Nicaragua. The other important cities in Nicaragua are Leon, Masava, Chinandega, Matagalpa, Esteli, Granada, Jinotega, El Viejo, Nueva Guinea, Ciudad Sandino, Ciudad Sandino, Tipitapa, etc.

The official language of the country in Nicaragua is Spanish. The other recognized regional languages in Nicaragua are English, Miskito, Rama, Sumo, Miskito Coast Creole, Garifuna, Rama Cay Creole, etc. Nicaragua is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like La Purisima and La Griteria, La Judea, Equestrians of Managua, Dariana Day, Latin American Surfing Competition, Rio San Juan Carnival, Caballo Espanol Pura Sangre Fair, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.

Nicaragua postal code was founded in 2015. The official name of the postal service in Nicaragua is The Nicaraguan Postal Service. Nicaragua consists of 15 parishes and two self-governing (autonomous communities). It was further subdivided into 153 municipalities. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Nicaragua got its postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes is.

Land Area

Nicaragua has a total land area of 1,30,375 km2, which comes to around a total of 50,338 mi2. The entire country was divided into 15 departments and two self-governing regions. It was further subdivided into cities, towns, and municipalities. The names of the 15 departments and two self-governing in Nicaragua are Boaco, Carazo, Chinandega, Chontales, Esteli, Granada, Jinotega, Leon, Madriz, Managua, Masaya, Matagalpa, Nueva Segovia, Rivas, Rio San Juan, North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region, and South Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region.

Water Area

Nicaragua has a total water area of 7.14 %. The major sources of water include groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Nicaragua has more than 25 lakes. Six lakes have developed as tourist spots. The names of the lakes are Lake Nicaragua, Lake Managua, Perlas Lagoon, Bahia de Bluefields, Bismuna Lagoon, Wauhnta Lagoon, Pahra Lagoon, Lake Apanas, Apoyo Lagoon, Tiscapa Lagoon, etc. Many lakes are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these lakes are freshwater and very few are salt lakes.


Nicaragua contains more than 1,222 named mountains. The highest peak is Mogoton which is 2,107 meters (6,877 feet). The prominent mountain is Volcan San Cristobal which is about 1,745 meters (5,725 feet). The other major mountains in Nicaragua are Cerro Las Nubes, Cerro Volcan Viejo, Cerro El Mogote, Cerro El Tizal, Cerro Penas Blancas, Tepe Somoto, Cerro Kilambe, Cerro El Tere, Volcan Mombacho, Cerro Kilambe, Volcan Momotombo, Cerro Musun, Volcan Cosiguina, etc.

Postal Stamps

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List of postal and courier services in Nicaragua:

  • FedEx
  • CargoTrans - Ciudad Jardín
  • TransExpress Nicabox
  • NicaMandados
  • Cargo Trans
  • SER Encomiendas
  • DHL Express ServicePoint
  • Rex Cargo Nicaragua
  • RTC Nicaragua
  • MSC Nicaragua, S.A
  • Real Express DHL
  • Compras y Entregas
  • Sucursal de Correos de Nicaragua

Nicaragua PostalCode
Postcode type and position 5 digits on the line before the municipality name.

Sr. Antonio Mendoza
Portón Cementerio General 1c Este, 1/2c
Norte. Barrio Santa Ana Sur.
Managua, Managua
Coding method X -- (First digit) ---> indicates the Region postal.
X -- (Second digit) ---> indicates the Municipality or Department.
XXX-- (Last three digit) --->indicate the Voisinage, District Urban, Rural, and Municipality.
Address format Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery. The official name of the Nicaragua postal service is The Nicaraguan Postal Service. Nicaragua introduced a new postal code in 1993. There are 17 postal regions in Nicaragua in which new postal codes have been introduced. There were more than 929 postal codes in Nicaragua.
Nicaragua uses a five-digit numeric zip code system uses which the first digits, the second digit, and the last three digits have different indications which are shown below;
Examples Sr. Antonio Mendoza(Addressee)
Portón Cementerio General 1c Este, 1/2c(Street + Premises)
Managua, Managua

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) s

  • What is the postal code of the capital city of Nicaragua?
    Managua is the capital city of Nicaragua and its postal code starts from 11001 and ends at 14043.
  • How many digits are found in the Nicaragua postal code?
    There are five digits found in the Nicaragua postal code.
  • Name the official postal service in Nicaragua.
    The official postal service in Nicaragua is The Nicaraguan Postal Service.
  • How many postal codes are in Nicaragua?
    Nicaragua has more than 929 postal codes.
  • What is the alpha three-letter country code of Nicaragua?
    The alpha three-letter country code of Nicaragua is NIC.