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 ...
- Managua Region
For most people the image that greets their minds when they think of Tipitapa, if any, is one of water filled streets and young, innocent faces examining the damage left behind by Hurricane Mitch in 1998. While it is true that the effects of Hurricane Mitch were quite devastating, the small town of Tipitapa is slowly picking up the pieces.