Old train station in Nagarote.
|• Municipality||598.38 km2 (231.04 sq mi)|
|• Density||54/km2 (140/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
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 42 km (26 mi) from Managua.
Nagarote formerly had a sea port called Puerto Sandino. This port was attacked in 1983, which destroyed the port.
Twin towns – Sister cities
Nagarote is paired with Norwalk, Connecticut in the U.S. as the result of a sister city consortium to pair six U.S. communities with six in Nicaragua for the purposes of fostering community development.
Norwalk-Nagarote Sister City Project, a nonprofit located in Norwalk, CT, in the U.S.
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