Jalapa, Nueva Segovia
|Department||Nueva Segovia Department|
|• Mayor||Orlando Zeledón Sovalbarro|
|• Municipality||265.21 sq mi (686.88 km2)|
|• Land||243 sq mi (629 km2)|
|• Density||320/sq mi (120/km2)|
According to the Washington Lieutenant Governor's files, it is a sister city with Port Townsend, Washington which is located on the Puget Sound on the eastern coast of the Olympic Peninsula.
Jalapa, which is located on the border of Honduras, was the location of two failed attempts of the CIA funded Contras to overthrow the city and install a provisional government, in late 1982 and December 1983, in which the CIA informed the contras would be immediately recognized by the United States Government.
Twin towns – Sister cities
Jalapa is twinned with:
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