Visit Nicaragua's Mateare

Nicaragua is a Central American country that has over 5,460,000 people of varying Indian groups. This beautiful country is situated close to the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea and since the early 19th century it has had a chaotic history. Managua is the capital of the country and it is also one of the biggest and best known of all the cities and towns here. One of the municipalities controlled by the Managua department is Mateare municipality. This city is home to a population of about 15,000 Nicaraguans.

From Mateare your nearest city is the capital, which is only 12.7 miles away. Mateare works under the Mexican time zone and uses the gold Cordoba, which is the national currency of Nicaragua. As with most people in the country the locals speak Spanish, a language that was introduced with the invasion of the Spanish in the 16th century. The city's latitude is 12.23917 and the longitude is -86.42917. Knowing this will help you to get a better idea of where Mateare is situated.

If you are keen to see the entire country and get a feel of the local customs and way of life of local Nicaraguans, then you should include a visit to Mateare in your plans. If you are flying to this region, you might aim to go to one of the four main airports in the region as it will make it easier for you to reach Mateare. Managua International is probably the best, but you can also fly to Los Brasiles, Punta Huete and Montelimar airports and from there take any form of local transport available.

In the Managua department there are six cities that are prone to either droughts or natural disasters of some sort and this includes the Mateare municipality. There are many projects being handled at the moment in an attempt to rectify the food situation which is unstable due to the environmental disasters that are constantly experienced. A variety of steps are being taken to alleviate the situation, like water, micro-basin and long-term soil management techniques and short-term food production.

Two hundred and seventy families have been taught different skills to ensure the growth and sustainability of the city. These families have been split into three groups; one will be trained to plant seeds and look after the plants appropriate for the area. Another group is been given necessary information on how to use rainwater to irrigate crops that are vital during summer. The last group is being taught to providing healthier conditions at home and to use energy-efficient stoves. All of this is in the hope of benefiting Mateare and the people living there so that they can sustain themselves during the rough seasons.

 



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