Tag: earthquake

  • Managua Region

    Ciudad Sandino

    Ciudad Sandino is located in Managua, Nicaragua. Also known as Sandino City, the municipality has quite a large population with almost 75,000 people living in a relatively small area. Ciudad Sandino became part of Nicaraguan history in 1972 when an earthquake shook the nearby city of Managua, threatening to kill thousands. The people who lost their homes and possessions during the quake had ...

  • Managua Region


    Situated on the southern shore of Lake Managua, the city of Managua serves as the capital of Nicaragua. It is by far the country's largest city, with a population that is larger than one million inhabitants and an ever expanding residential and commercial area. Managua is the center of transportation, commerce, finance and manufacturing in the country and also serves as a major cultural and ...