Nandasmo

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Nandasmo
Municipality
Nandasmo is located in Nicaragua
Nandasmo
Nandasmo
Location in Nicaragua
Coordinates: 11°56′N 86°07′W / 11.933°N 86.117°W / 11.933; -86.117
Country  Nicaragua
Department Masaya
Area
 • Municipality 7 sq mi (18 km2)
Population (2005)
 • Municipality 10,732
 • Density 1,500/sq mi (600/km2)
 • Urban 3,309

Nandasmo is a municipality in the Masaya department of Nicaragua.

Coordinates: 11°56′N 86°07′W / 11.933°N 86.117°W / 11.933; -86.117

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.