|• Municipality||19.7 sq mi (51.1 km2)|
|• Density||6,400/sq mi (2,500/km2)|
|• Urban||124,702 (5th Nicaragua)|
Ciudad Sandino is a city and municipality in the Managua department of Nicaragua.
Located just outside western Managua, it had an estimated population of 109,644 in mid-2015.
The beginning of the foundation of Ciudad Sandino goes back to the year of 1969, when serious floods occur due to the rise of Lake Xolotlán, product of a tropical depression in Nicaragua. The neighborhoods adjacent to the coast of the lake such as La Tejera, Miralagos, Quinta Nina, Acahualinca and others were affected by the phenomenon, having to move its inhabitants to a safer place.
Managua is the capital and largest city of Nicaragua, and the center of an eponymous department. Located on the southwestern shore of Lake Managua and inside the Managua Department, it has an estimated population of 1,058,191 in 2021 within the city's administrative limits and a population of 1,401,687 in the metropolitan area, which additionally includes the municipalities of Ciudad Sandino, El Crucero, Nindirí, Ticuantepe and Tipitapa.
Jinotega is a department of Nicaragua. Its departmental head is Jinotega. It is located in the north of the country, on the border with Honduras.
San Rafael del Norte is a municipality and a town in the Jinotega department.
Managua is a department in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 3,465 km² and has a population of 1,546,939, making it the country's most populated department. The capital is the city of Managua, which is also the capital of Nicaragua. The department has two coastlines, on the Pacific Ocean and on Lake Managua, but does not border Lake Nicaragua.
Nueva Segovia is a department in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 3,491 km² and has a population of 271,581. The capital is Ocotal.
Ocotal is the capital of the Nueva Segovia Department in Nicaragua, Central America and the municipal seat of Ocotal Municipality.
Boaco is the capital city and a municipality of the Boaco Department of Nicaragua. The municipality of Boaco has a population of 62,936 and an area of 1,087 km2 while the department (state) is 4,177 km2.
Jinotepe is a city and municipality in the Carazo department of Nicaragua.
Acoyapa is a town and a municipality in the Chontales Department of Nicaragua. Its name comes from the word "Acoyaph" which means "place from above".
El Crucero is a municipality in the Managua department of Nicaragua.
Mateare is a town and a municipality in the Managua department of Nicaragua. The municipality covers an area of 297 km² and has an estimated population of 62,027.
Ticuantepe is a town and a municipality in the Managua department of Nicaragua with an estimated population of 38,031.
Tipitapa is a city and municipality in the Managua department of western Nicaragua. The area is located between Lake Managua and Lake Nicaragua.
Sébaco is a town and a municipality in the Matagalpa department of Nicaragua.
San Fernando is a municipality in the Nueva Segovia Department of Nicaragua.
Quilalí is a town and a municipality in the Nueva Segovia Department of Nicaragua.
Masaya is the capital city of Masaya Department in Nicaragua. It is situated approximately 14 km west of Granada and 31 km southeast of Managua. It is located just east of the Masaya Volcano, an active volcano from which the city takes its name. With an estimated population of 136,584 (2021), it is Nicaragua's fourth most populous city, and is culturally known as the City of Flowers.
Drinking water and sanitation in Nicaragua are provided by a national public utility in urban areas and water committees in rural areas. Despite relatively high levels of investment, access to drinking water in urban areas has barely kept up with population growth, access to urban sanitation has actually declined and service quality remains poor. However, a substantial increase in access to water supply and sanitation has been reached in rural areas.
Chocoyero-El Brujo Natural Reserve is located in the municipality of Ticuantepe in the Managua department of Nicaragua. Chocoyero-El Brujo is one of 78 protected areas in Nicaragua, and at just 455 acres (1.8 km2) this tropical forest is one of the smallest in size. Chocoyero-El Brujo was declared a natural reserve in 1993 is managed by the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources (MARENA).
The following is an alphabetical list of topics related to the Republic of Nicaragua.