La Libertad, Chontales

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La Libertad
Municipality
La Libertad is located in Nicaragua
La Libertad
La Libertad
Location in Nicaragua
Coordinates: 12°13′N 85°10′W / 12.217°N 85.167°W / 12.217; -85.167
Country  Nicaragua
Department Chontales Department
Area
 • Municipality 299 sq mi (775 km2)
Population (2005)
 • Municipality 11,429
 • Density 38/sq mi (15/km2)
 • Urban 4,887

La Libertad (Spanish pronunciation: [la liβerˈtað]) is a municipality in the Chontales Department of Nicaragua.

It is the birthplace of President Daniel Ortega, Miguel Cardinal Obando Bravo, and Vice President Omar Halleslevens.

Coordinates: 12°13′N 85°10′W / 12.217°N 85.167°W / 12.217; -85.167