Bridge and entrance to the city of Waslala in 2008.
|Department||Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte|
|• Municipality||510 sq mi (1,330 km2)|
|Time zone||Central Time (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||No DST (UTC-6)|
The Nicaraguan_Revolution affected Waslala tremendously - it was the location of many guerilla fights. The city has electricity, television and cable service, and cell phone service. Few of the 95 outlying communities have electricity or running water although some business owners have generators for limited power supplies.
Waslala has a tropical climate and two seasons - wet and dry.
Waslala and the surrounding areas are lush with vegetation, have beautiful rivers and streams and offer breathtaking views of the forests and countryside. Nicaragua's deforestation did hit Waslala where farmers cut down many trees to make way for farms.