Nandasmo is situated among the "Pueblos Blancos" (white villages) on the main road from Masaya to Diriamba.
Colonial Church of S. Pedro, built in the earlier XIX. 16,000 ha, mainly artisans (woodcraft - souvenirs). Main agricultural production: citrus (oranges, tangerines, lemons, grapefruits, bananas) red beans and coffee.
The large village Pio XII is part of the Nandasmo Municipality.