List of cities in Nicaragua

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The departments
Departments of Nicaragua
Nicaragua is a unitary republic, and for administrative purposes, it is divided into 15 departments and two self-governing regions based on the Spanish model:-Zelaya Department:...

 of Nicaragua
Nicaragua
Nicaragua is the largest country in the Central American American isthmus, bordered by Honduras to the north and Costa Rica to the south. The country is situated between 11 and 14 degrees north of the Equator in the Northern Hemisphere, which places it entirely within the tropics. The Pacific Ocean...

 are divided into municipalities (municipios):
  • Acoyapa
    Acoyapa
    Acoyapa is a municipality in the Chontales department of Nicaragua....

  • Ahuaya
  • Alamikamba
  • Altagracia
    Altagracia
    Altagracia is a municipality in the Rivas Department of Nicaragua. It is the second largest city on the island of Ometepe. Its original name was Astagalpa, meaning ‘house of the herons’ in Nahuatl.-History:...

  • Baká
    Baka
    Baka may refer to:in fictional characters* Bākā, a character from Juken Sentai Gekiranger* Baka Rangers, a group of Negima! Magister Negi Magi characters...

  • Barra de Río Maiz
  • Bélen
    Belen
    -In places:*Belén, Catamarca, Argentina*Belén de Umbría, Risaraldam, Colombia*Belén, Honduras, Lempira, Honduras*Belen, Hatay, a town and district in Turkey*Belen, New Mexico, United States*Belen , rail station...

  • Bilwascarma
  • Bluefields
    Bluefields
    Bluefields is the capital of the municipality of the same name, and of Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur in Nicaragua. It was also capital of the former Zelaya Department, which was divided into North and South Atlantic Autonomous Regions...

  • Bocay
  • Bumbona
  • Cabo Gracias a Dios
    Cabo Gracias a Dios
    Cabo Gracias a Dios is a cape located in the middle of the east coast of Central America, within what is variously called the Mosquito Coast and La Mosquitia...

  • Cabril
  • Cama
  • Cárdenas
    Cárdenas, Rivas
    Cárdenas is a municipality in the Rivas department of Nicaragua. In 2002, the municipality of Cardenas had threatened the government in Managua with sucsesion and becoming part of Costa Rica. Costa Rica claimed that it would respect Nicaraguan territory and had no intention of annexing the...

  • Chinandega
    Chinandega
    Chinandega is a town and the departmental seat of Chinandega department in Nicaragua. It is also the administrative centre of the surrounding municipality of the same name. The city has a population of 121,793 inhabitants with 151,000 in the municipality...

  • Chichigalpa
    Chichigalpa
    Chichigalpa is a town and municipality in the Chinandega Department of Nicaragua.-Pre-Columbian:It is presumed that Chichigalpa's first inhabitants arrived from the north. While their civilizations were not as advanced as those of the Aztecs and the Incans, they arrived at Chichigalpa due to a...

  • Ciudad Darío
    Ciudad Darío
    Ciudad Darío is a municipality in the Matagalpa department of Nicaragua. It is the birthplace of poet Rubén Darío.Previously known as Metapa and Chocoyos even before that, Ciudad Darío is located 90 km from Managua...

  • Cokabilla
  • Condega
    Condega
    Condega was the name of an Indian town found in Nicaragua by Fray Alonso Ponce in 1576 when he was entering Nicaragua while he was coming from Honduras, he noted thst the Indinas spoke a language different that the language of Mexicas , he called it Ulua. It is believed Ulua is the same language as...

  • Corinto
    Corinto, Nicaragua
    Corinto is a town of 17,000 on the northwest Pacific coast of Nicaragua in the province of Chinandega. The municipality was founded in 1863 and was named in honour of the Greek city of Corinth.- Economy :...

  • Dákura
  • Darillo
  • Diriamba
    Diriamba
    Diriamba is a municipality in the Carazo department of Nicaragua, with a population of 31,200 . It is located to the west of Jinotepe.The city is well known in the country by a number of idiosyncratic events and landmarks, as well as its mild weather, rich agricultural lands and jovial people.The...

  • El Bluff
    El Bluff
    El Bluff is a port city on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua within the bay of Bluefields. El Bluff handles limited cargo and has basic piers. It is also a base for the fishing vessels serving the Nicaraguan east coast going out to sea.-See also:Nicaragua...

  • El Castillo
  • El Chilamate
  • El Chile
  • El Jicaral
    El Jicaral
    El Jicaral is a municipality in the León department of Nicaragua....

  • El Rama
    El Rama
    El Rama is a municipality in the Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur department of Nicaragua. It is along the Escondido River which branches off into three other rivers: the Sumi, Rama, and Escondido. It is home to an important Atlantic/Caribbean port. Its population is approximately 50,000...

  • El Salto
  • El Sauce
  • El Tanque
  • El Viejo
    El Viejo
    El Viejo is a municipality in the Chinandega department of Nicaragua.El Viejo is a small city near the city of Chinandega, noted for its particular gastronomic specialties, which include rosquillas , cajetas , bollitos de leche , and a fruit particular to the region called the toncua, which is...

  • Esquipulas
    Esquipulas, Matagalpa
    Esquipulas is a municipality in the Matagalpa department of Nicaragua....

  • Estelí
    Estelí
    Estelí, officially Villa de San Antonio de Pavia de Estelí is a city and municipality within the Estelí department. It is the third largest city in Nicaragua, an active commercial center in the north and is known as "the Diamond of the Segovias."...

  • Granada
    Granada, Nicaragua
    Granada is a city in western Nicaragua and the capital of the Granada Department. With an estimated population of 110,326 , it is Nicaragua's fourth most populous city. Granada is historically one of Nicaragua's most important cities, economically and politically...

  • Haulover
  • Huna
  • Jalapa
    Jalapa, Nueva Segovia
    Jalapa is a municipality in the Nueva Segovia Department of Nicaragua. It is located close to the Honduras border. According to the Washington Lieutenant Governor's files, it is a sister city with Port Townsend, WA, US, which is located on the Puget Sound on the eastern coast of the Olympic...

  • Jinotega
    Jinotega
    Jinotega is the capital of Jinotega Department in the north central region of Nicaragua.-About:The capital city of the Department of Jinotega is the City of Jinotega. The Department of Jinotega produces 80% of the nation's coffee. It has a population of about 51,000 living inside a vast valley...

  • Jinotepe
    Jinotepe
    Jinotepe is a city in Nicaragua, located in Department of Carazo in the South Pacific region of Nicaragua at the municipality of Jinotepe. It borders with Managua, Masaya, Granada, and Rivas.It is a sister city of Santa Cruz, California, United States....

  • Juigalpa
  • Karatá
  • Karawala
  • Kiawas
  • Kukalaya
  • La Constancia
  • La Fe
  • La Luz
  • La Paz Centro
    La Paz Centro
    La Paz Centro is a municipality in the León department of Nicaragua. The population is approximately 10,000 people. It is located along the highway between Managua and León. The small municipality is known for its small shops and pottery. La Paz Centro is the home of the Asososca Lagoon Natural...

  • La Rosita
  • La Virgen
  • Laguna de Perlas
    Laguna de Perlas
    Pearl Lagoon is a town in the municipality by the same name. It is located in Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur department of Nicaragua...

  • Laguna de Wounta
  • León
    León, Nicaragua
    León is a department in northwestern Nicaragua . It is also the second largest city in Nicaragua, after Managua. It was founded by the Spaniards as Santiago de los Caballeros de León and rivals Granada, Nicaragua, in the number of historic Spanish colonial homes and churches...

  • Licus
  • Limbaica
  • Maniwatla
  • Managua
    Managua
    Managua is the capital city of Nicaragua as well as the department and municipality by the same name. It is the largest city in Nicaragua in terms of population and geographic size. Located on the southwestern shore of Lake Xolotlán or Lake Managua, the city was declared the national capital in...

    Capital
  • Masaya
    Masaya
    Masaya, culturally known as the City of Flowers, is the capital city of Masaya department. It is situated approximately 14 km west of Granada and 31 km southeast from Managua. The town of Masaya is situated just East of Masaya Volcano , an active volcano from which the city takes its name...

  • Matagalpa
    Matagalpa
    Matagalpa is a city in Nicaragua, the capital of the department of Matagalpa. The city has a population of 109,100 , while the population of the department is more than 480,000. Matagalpa is Nicaragua's fifth largest city and one of its most commercially active outside of Managua...

  • Matiguás
    Matiguás
    Matiguas is a municipality in the Matagalpa department of Nicaragua....

  • Morrito
    Morrito
    Morrito is a municipality in the Río San Juan department of Nicaragua. the current mayor is Eda Medina.The total population of the municipality is approximately 1,700 “town” residents and 5,000 rural inhabitants, with includes a total of about 3,000 people under the age of 16 years old .The main...

  • Muelle de los Bueyes
    Muelle de los Bueyes
    Muelle de los Bueyes is a municipality in the Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur department of Nicaragua. The population is 3,587....

  • Muy Muy
    Muy Muy
    Muy Muy is a municipality in the Matagalpa department of Nicaragua.Although "Muy Muy" means "very very" in Spanish, the municipality was named so by the Nahuatl, for whom "muymuy" means "nutria," which were once found in abundance in the region....

  • Nagarote
    Nagarote
    Nagarote is a municipality in the León department of Nicaragua with a population of approximately 32,000 people. The city of Nagarote itself is home to about 18,000 people whilst the rural areas surrounding it are inhabited by about 14,000 people. It is located from Managua.Nagarote formerly had a...

  • Nandaime
    Nandaime
    Nandaime is a municipality in the Granada department of Nicaragua.The patron saints are St. Anne and San Joaquin.Major League Baseball player Everth Cabrera was born in Nandaime.NandaimeA small town in South-East of the country...

  • Nauawás
  • Ninayeri
  • Nueva Guinea
    Nueva Guinea
    Nueva Guinea is a municipality in the Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur department of Nicaragua.Nueva Guinea was founded in the 1960s and saw significant growth in the early 1970s as the US Peace Corps helped to move families from the Pacific region of Nicaragua to Nueva Guinea in exchange for free...

  • Ocotal
    Ocotal
    Ocotal is the capital of the Nueva Segovia Department in Nicaragua, Central America.-Description:Ocotal is the capital of the Nueva Segovia Department in Nicaragua with light industry and crafts. The main agricultural production is coffee. The city, which has a population of 31,932 , is located...

  • Peñas Blancas
    Peñas Blancas
    Peñas Blancas is a village and municipality in Río Negro Province in Argentina....

  • Pica Pica
  • Potosi
    Potosí, Rivas
    Potosí is a municipality in the Rivas department of Nicaragua....

  • Poza Redonda
  • Prinzapolka
    Prinzapolka
    Prinzapolka is a municipality in the Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte department of Nicaragua.Prinzapolka is also an important river basin in the Atlantic Region of Nicaragua 330km .- External links :...

  • Puerto Arturo
  • Puerto Cabezas
    Puerto Cabezas
    Puerto Cabezas is a municipality in, and capital of, the North Atlantic Coast department of Nicaragua....

  • Puerto Diaz
  • Puerto Isabel
  • Puerto Sandino
    Puerto Sandino
    Puerto Sandino is a coastal town in western Nicaragua. It is located at around .- U.S. Attacks :While supporting the Contras in the 1980s, U.S. forces attacked Puerto Sandino on September 13 and October 14, 1983. On March 28 and March 30, 1984 U.S. forces attacked patrol boats at Puerto Sandino....

  • Raití
  • Río Blanco
    Río Blanco, Matagalpa
    Río Blanco is a municipality in the Matagalpa department of Nicaragua....

  • Rivas
  • Rosita
    Rosita, Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte
    Rosita is a municipality in the Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte department of Nicaragua. In 2005, the population was 8,535 people. Rosita is also sometimes called La Rosita.-External links:...

  • San Carlos
  • San Juan de Limay
    San Juan de Limay
    San Juan de Limay is a municipality in the Estelí department of Nicaragua. It is famous for its artisan production of soapstone sculptures....

  • San José del Bocay
  • San Juan del Sur
    San Juan del Sur
    San Juan del Sur is a municipality and coastal town on the Pacific Ocean, in the Rivas department in south-west Nicaragua. San Juan del Sur is popular among surfers and is a vacation spot for many Nicaraguan families and foreign tourists....

  • San Miguelito
    San Miguelito, Río San Juan
    San Miguelito is a municipality in the Río San Juan department of Nicaragua.San Miguelito is twinned with the town of Waltrop, Germany...

  • San Nicolás
    San Nicolás, Estelí
    San Nicolás is a municipality in the Estelí department of Nicaragua....

  • San Rafael del Sur
    San Rafael del Sur
    San Rafael del Sur is a municipality in the Managua department of Nicaragua.-Twin towns: Berlin Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Germany...

  • San Ubaldo
  • Sang Sang
  • Santa Maria
  • Sébaco
    Sébaco
    Sébaco is a municipality in the Matagalpa department of Nicaragua.Situated at the junction of the Pan-American Highway and the Rio Grande de Matagalpa, Sébaco is the largest town of the agricultural valley of the same name. The Sébaco valley is some of the most fertile land in Nicaragua. Vegetable...

  • Silencio
  • Sinsin
  • Siuna
    Siuna
    Siuna is a municipality in the Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte department of Nicaragua.The town of Siuna was the site of several mines operated by foreign corporations in the past...

  • Tasbapauni
    Tasbapauni
    Tasbapauni is a seacoast hamlet in Nicaragua, forty five miles north of Bluefields. The main ethnic groups are Creole and Miskito.Local residents have made fortunes reselling cocaine bundles which wash ashore after going overboard from Colombian drug runner speedboats. They have nicknamed the...

  • Telica
    Telica
    Telica is a municipality in the León department of Nicaragua. It is located just north of the city of León. The population is 8,776.It is the birthplace of former Major League Baseball player Tony Chévez....

  • Terrabona
    Terrabona
    Terrabona is a municipality in the Matagalpa department of Nicaragua....

  • Tipilma
  • Tipitapa
    Tipitapa
    Tipitapa is a municipality in the Managua department of Nicaragua.- History :Tipitapa has its origin in a settlement whose first settlers were the Chorotegas who populated the center of Nicaragua and especially the location between two lakes. Over time Chorotegas were divided into two rival gangs,...

  • Tuapi
    Tuapi
    Tuapi is a small indigenous community in the municipality of Puerto Cabezas in the R.A.A.N. department of Nicaragua.- External links :* http://www-ni.laprensa.com.ni/cronologico/2002/julio/20/nacionales/nacionales-20020720-02.html...

  • Tuma-La Dalia
    Tuma-La Dalia
    Tuma-La Dalia is a municipality in the Matagalpa department of Nicaragua....

  • Tunkí
    Tunki
    Tunki is a village, in Sangrampur tehsil of Buldhana district, Maharashtra State, India.-Geography:It is located at foothill of Satpuda Range and located on MH State Highway 173 and MH State Highway 194-Description :...

  • Villa Sandino
    Villa Sandino
    Villa Sandino is a municipality in the Chontales department of Nicaragua....

  • Waspam
    Waspam
    Waspam is a municipality in the Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte department of Nicaragua....

  • Wawasang