Telica

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For a volcano in Nicaragua, see Telica (volcano).
Telica
Municipality
Telica is located in Nicaragua
Telica
Telica
Location in Nicaragua
Coordinates: 12°31′N 86°51′W / 12.517°N 86.850°W / 12.517; -86.850
Country  Nicaragua
Department León
Area
 • Municipality 152.00 sq mi (393.67 km2)
Population (2005)
 • Municipality 23,266
 • Density 150/sq mi (59/km2)
 • Urban 8,776

Telica is a municipality in the León department of Nicaragua. It is located just north of the city of León. Telica volcano, which is among Nicaragua's most active volcanoes, is located within Telica municipality. The population is 8,776.

It is the birthplace of former Major League Baseball player Tony Chévez.

Coordinates: 12°31′N 86°52′W / 12.517°N 86.867°W / 12.517; -86.867