White Nicaraguan

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White Nicaraguan
Total population
Approx. 984,050
Regions with significant populations
 Nicaragua (Approx. 984,050[1])
Languages
Nicaraguan Spanish
Religion
Christianity
Related ethnic groups
White Latin American, White Caribbean

White Nicaraguans or European Nicaraguans are Nicaraguans whose ancestry lies within the continent of Europe, most notably Spain, the United Kingdom, France, Germany (includes Poles due to Partitions of Poland), Italy and Portugal.

As of 2013, Nicaraguans of solely White ancestry are a minority ethnic group in Nicaragua, accounting for 17% of the country's population. An additional 69% of the population is mestizo, having mixed indigenous and European ancestry.[1] By the 19th century, Nicaragua counted on central European immigration, mostly from Germany, England and the United States, which were mixed with Nicaraguan women. The Germans were bestow land of coffee in Matagalpa, as in Jinotega and Esteli, although most Europeans settled in San Juan del Norte.[2] However, the country towards since to the eighteenth century Nicaragua had a colony of pirates from England, France and Holland in Buesfield (Mosquito Coast).[3]

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  1. ^ a b "CIA - The World Factbook -- Nicaragua". CIA. Archived from the original on 7 May 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-22. 
  2. ^ Eddy Kuhl Inmigración centro-europea a Matagalpa,Nicaragua Consultado, 05/12/2014.
  3. ^ Revista Vinculado Nicaragua: historia de inmigrantes. De dónde eran y por qué emigraron Retrieved, 05/12/2014.