Departamento de Managua
|• Department||3,465 km2 (1,338 sq mi)|
|• Density||450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
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.
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 1,055,247 in 2020 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.
Granada is a city in western Nicaragua and the capital of the Granada Department. With an estimated population of 104,980 (2021), it is Nicaragua's ninth most populous city. Granada is historically one of Nicaragua's most important cities, economically and politically. It has a rich colonial heritage, seen in its architecture and structure.
Carazo is a department in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 1,081 km2 and has a population of 198,395. The capital is Jinotepe.
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.
Nueva Segovia is a department in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 3,491 km2 and has a population of 275,291. The capital is Ocotal.
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.
San Carlos is the capital city of the municipality of San Carlos and of the Río San Juan Department of Nicaragua.
Diriamba is a city and a municipality in the Carazo department of Nicaragua, with a population of 64,757. It is located 41 km south of Managua, the capital 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".
Nandaime is a town and a municipality in the Granada department of Nicaragua.
Ciudad Sandino is a city and 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.
San Rafael del Sur is a town and a municipality in the Managua department of Nicaragua.
Ticuantepe is a town and a municipality in the Managua department of Nicaragua with an estimated population of 38,520.
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.
Morrito is a municipality in the Río San Juan department of Nicaragua. As of 2009 the current mayor is Eda Medina.
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.