The indigenous people were part of the Aztec Empire. Nicaragua was discovered by Columbus in 1502. The colonial period under the Spanish Crown began in 1522 and lasted until the year 1821.
Blue, white, blue- this are the colors for the flag of Nicaragua. The white-color, symbolize the land of Nicaragua. The blue-color, symbolize the ocean. Nicaragua, a country surrounded, by the Atlantic on the right and by the Pacific on the left.