León Department

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León
Departamento de León
Department
Flag
Symbol
Country Nicaragua
Capital León
Area 5,107 km2 (1,972 sq mi)
Population 389,600 (2005)
ISO 3166-2 NI-LE
Leon Department in Nicaragua.svg

León (Spanish pronunciation: [leˈon]) is a department in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 5,107 km² and has a population of 389,600 (2005 census). The capital is the city of León.

Municipalities[edit]

  1. El Jicaral
  2. El Sauce
  3. La Paz Centro
  4. Larreynaga
  5. León
  6. Nagarote
  7. Quezalguaque
  8. San José de Achuapa
  9. Santa Rosa del Peñón
  10. Telica

Coordinates: 12°26′N 86°53′W / 12.433°N 86.883°W / 12.433; -86.883