Masaya Department

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Masaya
Departamento de Masaya
Department
Country Nicaragua
Capital Masaya
Area 590 km2 (228 sq mi)
Population 317,500 (2005)
ISO 3166-2 NI-MS

Masaya (Spanish pronunciation: [maˈsaʝa]) is a department in Nicaragua. It is the country's smallest department by area (590 km²) and has a population of 317,500 (2005 census). The capital is the city of Masaya.

Municipalities[edit]

  1. Catarina
  2. La Concepción
  3. Masatepe
  4. Masaya
  5. Nandasmo
  6. Nindirí
  7. Niquinohomo
  8. San Juan de Oriente
  9. Tisma

Coordinates: 11°58′N 86°06′W / 11.967°N 86.100°W / 11.967; -86.100