Posoltega, Nicaragua

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Posoltega
Municipality
Posoltega is located in Nicaragua
Posoltega
Posoltega
Location in Nicaragua
Coordinates: 12°32′35″N 86°58′44″W / 12.54306°N 86.97889°W / 12.54306; -86.97889
Country Nicaragua
DepartmentChinandega
Area
 • Municipality58 sq mi (149 km2)
Population
 (2005)
 • Municipality16,771
 • Density290/sq mi (110/km2)
 • Urban
5,718

Posoltega (Spanish pronunciation: [posolˈteɣa]) is a municipality in the Chinandega department of Nicaragua.

The town and surrounding area suffered severe damage from Hurricane Mitch in 1998.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Posoltega is twinned with:


Coordinates: 12°33′N 86°59′W / 12.550°N 86.983°W / 12.550; -86.983