Boaco Department

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Boaco
Departamento de Boaco
Department
Country Nicaragua
Capital Boaco
Area 4,244 km2 (1,639 sq mi)
Population 171,000 (2006)
ISO 3166-2 NI-BO

Boaco is a department in Nicaragua. It was formed in 1938 out of part of Chontales Department. It covers an area of 4,244 km² and has a population of 171,000 (2006, est.). The capital is the city of Boaco. Indigenous peoples are the Nuhuas and Sumos.

Municipalities[edit]

  1. Boaco
  2. Camoapa
  3. San José de los Remates
  4. San Lorenzo
  5. Santa Lucía
  6. Teustepe

Coordinates: 12°28′N 85°40′W / 12.467°N 85.667°W / 12.467; -85.667