Mateare

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Mateare
Municipality
Mateare is located in Nicaragua
Mateare
Mateare
Location in Nicaragua
Coordinates: 12°13′N 86°25′W / 12.217°N 86.417°W / 12.217; -86.417
Country  Nicaragua
Department Managua
Government
 • Mayor Miriam Salinas
Area
 • Municipality 114.8 sq mi (297.4 km2)
Population (1995)
 • Municipality 24,680
 • Urban 1,737

Mateare is a municipality in the Managua department of Nicaragua. Mateare is 328 km² and has an estimated population of 27,000.

History[edit]

Mateare, founded in 1898, is as old as the first cities founded by the Spanish in the late 19th century. In 1955 the city of Mateare suffered earthquakes that measured up to 6.0 on the Richter scale over a period of 14 days. The earthquake on Saturday April 26 that measured 6.0 caused severe damages to nearby houses. However, during the 14 day period of sporadic earthquakes no deaths or injuries were reported.[1]

Within the city there are 2,000 different plant species.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ LaPrensa.com.ni 14 días de temblor

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Coordinates: 12°14′N 86°26′W / 12.233°N 86.433°W / 12.233; -86.433