Central Bank of Nicaragua
151 x 67 mm
Demonetized. Traditional hat in the transparent window
Folk dances and traditional costumes. Many different dances form the Nicaraguan cultural identity.
Ometepe Island; formed by two volcanoes rising from Lake Nicaragua, its name comes from the words Nahuatl, "ome" (two) and "tepetl" (mountain). The two volcanoes are connected by a low isthmus to form an hourglass-shaped island. In the center left, the turquoise-browed guardabarranco or motmot, a colorful, medium-sized bird that inhabits Central America. It is the national bird of Nicaragua.