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San Francisco Libre
|• Mayor||José Ángel Velásquez|
|• Municipality||292 sq mi (756 km2)|
|• Density||36/sq mi (14/km2)|
San Francisco Libre (Spanish pronunciation: [saɱ fɾanˈθisko liβɾe] ) is a municipality in the Managua department of Nicaragua.
San Francisco Libre is twinned with Reading (UK).
San Carlos Airport is two miles northeast of San Carlos, California, in San Mateo County, California. The FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) classifies San Carlos as a reliever airport for San Francisco International Airport.
Managua is a department in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 3,672 km² and has a population of 1,380,300, 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.
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Magdalena de Kino is a city, part of the surrounding municipality of the same name, located in the Mexican state of Sonora covering approximately 560 square miles. According to the 2005 census, the city's population was 23,101, and the municipality's population was 25,500. Magdalena de Kino is in the northern section of Sonora 50 miles from the Mexico-U.S. border. To the north the municipality abuts Nogales; to the south, the municipality of Santa Ana; to the east, Ímuris and Cucurpe; and to the west, the municipalities of Tubutama and Sáric. Its main sectors include San Ignacio, San Isidro, Tacicuri, and Sásabe. The city was named after the pioneer Roman Catholic missionary and explorer, Father Eusebio Francisco Kino, who worked in the area, as well as in the present-day US state of Arizona.
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