Chontales Department

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Chontales
Department
Flag of Chontales
Flag
Chontales Department in Nicaragua.svg
CountryNicaragua
CapitalJuigalpa
Area
 • Total6,378 km2 (2,463 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total182,000
 • Density29/km2 (74/sq mi)
ISO 3166-2NI-CO

Chontales (Spanish pronunciation: [tʃonˈtales]) is a department in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 6,481.27 km² and has a population of 182,000 (2005 census). The capital is Juigalpa.

Municipalities[edit]

  1. Acoyapa
  2. Comalapa
  3. El Coral
  4. Juigalpa
  5. La Libertad
  6. San Francisco de Cuapa
  7. San Pedro de Lóvago
  8. Santo Domingo
  9. Santo Tomás
  10. Villa Sandino

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Coordinates: 12°05′N 85°24′W / 12.083°N 85.400°W / 12.083; -85.400