Managua Department

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Departamento de Managua
Country Nicaragua
Capital Managua
Area 3,672 km2 (1,418 sq mi)
Population 1,380,300 (2005)
ISO 3166-2 NI-MN
Managua Department, Nicaragua.svg

Managua (Spanish pronunciation: [maˈna.ɣwa]) is a department in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 3,672 km² and has a population of 1,380,300 (2005 census), making it the country's most populated department. The capital is the city of Managua, which is also the capital of Nicaragua. The department has two coastlines, on the Pacific Ocean and on Lake Managua, but does not border Lake Nicaragua.


  1. Ciudad Sandino
  2. El Crucero
  3. Managua
  4. Mateare
  5. San Francisco Libre
  6. San Rafael del Sur
  7. Ticuantepe
  8. Tipitapa
  9. Villa Carlos Fonseca

Coordinates: 12°8′N 86°15′W / 12.133°N 86.250°W / 12.133; -86.250