Esquipulas, Matagalpa

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Esquipulas
Municipality
Esquipulas is located in Nicaragua
Esquipulas
Esquipulas
Location in Nicaragua
Coordinates: 12°40′N 85°47′W / 12.667°N 85.783°W / 12.667; -85.783
Country  Nicaragua
Department Matagalpa
Area
 • Municipality 85 sq mi (219 km2)
Population (2005)[1]
 • Municipality 15,877
 • Density 190/sq mi (72/km2)
 • Urban 5,474

Esquipulas is a municipality in the Matagalpa department of Nicaragua.

Geography[edit]

To the north Esquipulas borders the municipalities of San Dionisio and Matagalpa, and to the south Boaco and San José de los Auctions.[2]

Climate[edit]

The municipality enjoys mild temperatures with rainy season from May - December and a dry season between January and April.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Censo del 2005 Archived July 23, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. - Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas y Censos, Nicaragua
  2. ^ Instituto Nicaragüense de Fomento Municipal

Coordinates: 12°40′N 85°47′W / 12.667°N 85.783°W / 12.667; -85.783

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  1. ^ es:Esquipulas (Nicaragua)