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    Rio San Juan Region

    Named after the river which runs through it, the Rio San Juan department of Nicaragua has the city of San Carlos as its capital and is divided into six municipalities – El Almendro, El Castillo, Morrito, San Carlos, San Juan del Norte and San Miguelito. Nicaragua is a country with many natural attractions and Rio San Juan incorporates a number of these, including the Archipelago of ...

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    Masaya Region

    The smallest of Nicaragua's departments by area, Masaya department is divided into nine municipalities – Catarina, La Concepcion, Masatepe, Masaya, Nandasmo, Nindiri, Niquinomo, San Juan de Oriente and Tisma. The city of Masaya, the capital of the Masaya department, is widely considered to be the center of national folklore in Nicaragua and has been declared both the "Cultural Legacy of the ...

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    Matagalpa Region

    Located in the mountainous region of central Nicaragua, the Matagalpa department is divided into thirteen municipalities – Ciudad Dario, Esquipulas, Matagalpa, Matiguas, Muy Muy, Rancho Grande, Rio Blanco, San Dionisio, San Isidro, San Ramon, Sebaco, Terrabona and Tuma-La Dalia. The capital city of the department is Matagalpa, located in the municipality of the same name. The city is one of ...

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    Leon Region

    With the Pacific Ocean as its western border, the León department of Nicaragua consists of ten municipalities – El Jicaral, El Sauce, La Paz Centro, Larreynaga, León, Nagarote, Quezalguaque, San Jose de Achuapa, Santa Rosa del Penon and Telica. The capital of the department is the city of León, located in the municipality of the same name.

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    Madriz Region

    Named in honor of Jose Madriz, the 50th President of Nicaragua, the Madriz department consists of nine municipalities – Las Sabanas, Palacaguina, San Jose de Cusmapa, San Juan del Rio Coco, San Lucas, Somoto, Telpaneca, Totogalpa and Yalaguina. While not featuring prominently as a tourist destination, Madriz department is a very picturesque area of Nicaragua, consisting mountainous terrain ...

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    Managua Region

    With the Pacific coastline as its western border and almost completely surrounding the beautiful Lake Managua, the Managua department of Nicaragua is divided into ten municipalities – San Judas, Cuidad Sandino, El Crucero, Managua, Mateare, San Francisco Libre, San Rafael del Sur, Ticuantepe, Tipitapa and Villa Carlos Fonseca. Located on the southern shore of Lake Managua, the city of ...

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    Nueva Segovia Region

    With its mountainous terrain, spectacular waterfalls, densely forested areas, hot springs and verdant coffee plantations, the Nueva Segovia department of Nicaragua, is divided into twelve municipalities – Ciudad Antigua, Dipilto, El Jicaro, Jalapa, Macuelizo, Mozonte, Murra, Ocotal, Quilali, San Fernando, Santa Maria, Wiwili de Nueva Segovia – and has the city of Ocotal as its capital. ...

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    Rivas Region

    With Lake Nicaragua to the east and the beautiful Pacific Ocean to the west, the Rivas department of Nicaragua with its stunning beaches and other natural attractions is a popular holiday destination. Rivas department is divided into ten municipalities – Altagracia, Belen, Buenos Aires, Cardenas, Moyogalpa, Potosi, Rivas, San Jorge, San Juan del Sur and Tola – with agriculture featuring as a ...

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    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 ...

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    Chinandega Region

    The landscape of the Chinandega department is almost as diverse as its various municipalities, which each have their own features and unique attractions. Peanuts, sugar cane, salt, shrimps and rum are major contributors to the agricultural industry of the Chinandega department and the region has an estimated population of approximately four hundred and forty thousand residents. Some, ...