"Lake Nicaragua is not only the largest lake in Central America, but at 3,100 square miles, it is the largest body of fresh water between the Great Lakes of North America and Lake Titicaca on the Bolivia-Peru border.The aboriginal name for this lake, Cocibolca, means "sweet sea". It is the largest lake in Central America and one of the very few, or perhaps the only, freshwater lake to have sharks, although their numbers have dropped precipitously.

"The adventurous are rewarded by the splendor of volcanoes, jungle villages, placid lakes, and pristine beaches, untouched islands, like you'll find boating in Lago de Nicaragua, the largest lake in Central America and home to rare freshwater sharks. Or perhaps you'll discover a remote surf break on the southwestern Pacific coast.

"Largest Lake In Central America Nicaragua is home to the largest lake in Central America locally known as Cocibolca or Lake Nicaragua. Nearly 20% of the total landmass of Nicaragua is set aside in 78 different National Parks and protected areas."

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