Departamento de Madriz
|• Department||1,708 km2 (659 sq mi)|
(2020 estimate) 
|• Density||100/km2 (260/sq mi)|
Madriz (Spanish pronunciation: [maˈðɾis] ) is a department in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 1,708 km² and has a population of 174,744 (2020 estimate). The capital is Somoto.
Madriz was created from Nueva Segovia department in August 1936, and named after President José Madriz.
Estelí is a department of Nicaragua. It covers an area of 2,230 km² and has a population of 229,866. Its capital is the city of Estelí.
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.
León is a department in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 5,138 km2 and has a population of 421,050. The capital is the city of León.
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.
Masaya is a department in Nicaragua. It is the country's smallest department by area (611 km²) and has a population of 391,903. The capital is the city of Masaya. It is famous among Nicaraguan people for its nickname, "La Cuna Del Folklore" which translates to. It is also the site of the Masaya Volcano, an active 635m volcano which last erupted in 2016.
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.
Olanchito is a town with a population of 45,270, as of 2020, and a municipality in the Honduran department of Yoro. The municipality was founded in 1530 and today comprises 70 villages, over 300 hamlets, and around 100,000 inhabitants. It is located 107 miles (172 km) northeast of Tegucigalpa, the country's capital. Olanchito is in the Central Time Zone, with a UTC offset of -6 hours. The city is the birthplace of many figures of Honduran literature, such as Ramón Amaya Amador. Olanchito has his manuscripts, his collection of books, the table at which he wrote, and even his ashes. Known locally as the Civic City, Olanchito's main industry is agriculture.
San José de Achuapa is a municipality in the León department of Nicaragua.
Yalagüina is a municipality in the Madriz department of Nicaragua.
San José de Cusmapa is a municipality in the Madriz department of Nicaragua.
San Juan del Río Coco is a town and a municipality in the Madriz department of Nicaragua.
Somoto is a city and a municipality located in the hills of northern Nicaragua, and capital of the department of Madriz. It is around 20 km south-west of Ocotal and 51 km north-west of Estelí. It sits on the Pan-American Highway around 16 km from the Honduran border crossing at El Espino.
Telpaneca is a municipality in the Madriz department of Nicaragua. It is 218 kilometers from Managua.
Sébaco is a town and a municipality in the Matagalpa department of Nicaragua.
The following is an alphabetical list of topics related to the Republic of Nicaragua.
Somoto Canyon National Monument is a canyon located in the Madriz Department of Nicaragua. The Somoto Canyon National Monument protected area covers an area of approximately 170 hectares, of which 125 hectares are in the actual zone of the canyon.
Tepesomoto–Pataste Nature Reserve is a nature reserve in Nicaragua. It is one of the 78 reserves that are under official protection in the country.
Club Deportivo Ocotal is a Nicaraguan football team playing at the top level. They are located in Ocotal near to the Honduras border.
Agenor de Jesús Báez Cano is a Nicaraguan footballer who plays as a midfielder for Managua.
Coordinates: 13°29′N86°35′W / 13.483°N 86.583°W