Managua Department

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Managua
Departamento de Managua
Department
Flag of Managua.svg
Coat of Arms of Managua.svg
Managua Department, Nicaragua.svg
CountryNicaragua
Capital Managua
Area
  Department3,465 km2 (1,338 sq mi)
Population
 (2021 estimate) [1]
  Department1,559,774
  Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
   Urban
1,454,904
ISO 3166-2 NI-MN

Managua (Spanish pronunciation:  [maˈna.ɣwa] ) is a department in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 3,465 km2 and has a population of 1,559,774 (2021 estimate), 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.

Municipalities

  1. Ciudad Sandino
  2. El Crucero
  3. Managua
  4. Mateare
  5. San Francisco Libre
  6. San Rafael del Sur
  7. Ticuantepe
  8. Tipitapa
  9. Villa Carlos Fonseca

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References

  1. Citypopulation.de Population of departments in Nicaragua

Coordinates: 12°8′N86°15′W / 12.133°N 86.250°W / 12.133; -86.250