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  • Regions

    Carazo Region

    The cities of El Rosario, La Conquista, Diriamba, Jinotepe, Santa Teresa, La Paz de Carazo, Dolores and San Marcos are located in the Carazo Department of Nicaragua and are also the eight municipalities of the region. The capital of the region is Jinotepe and each city in the Carazo Department has a variety of activities and attractions for visitors and tourists to enjoy. The department is ...

  • Carazo Region


    The city of Diriamba is located in the southwestern region of Nicaragua and is home to approximately 43 000 people. It is said that this is one of the destinations in Nicaragua that holds the key to the history of the land as it is named after the Nicaraguan chieftain, Diriangen. Diriangen became a legend for the role he played in the battles against the Spanish. The city is also an ...

  • Carazo Region


    The city of Jinotepe can be found on the south pacific side of the country in the Diriamba highlands which is on the south west of Nicaragua. It borders Managua, Granada, Rivas and Masaya. Nicaragua is one of the second poorest countries found in the Western Hemisphere, but still has a lot to offer with its beautiful cloud forests and volcanoes. Jinotepe is 569 meters (1,867 feet) above sea ...

  • Sights

    Ecoturistico La Maquina

    If you are looking for a great place to get away from the heat and bustle of Managua, look no further than the Centro Ecoturistico La Máquina (La Máquina Ecotourist Center). This stunning natural area is located roughly 58 kilometers from Managua and can be easily reached by car or bus. Situated in the department of Carazo, most of the traveling takes place on paved or tarred roads so the ...

  • Events

    Nicaraguans are well known for their rich cultural heritage and traditions. Throughout the year, various religious and patriotic festivals and events in Nicaragua are enjoyed by the people of the country.