San José de Bocay

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San José de Bocay
Municipality
San José de Bocay is located in Nicaragua
San José de Bocay
San José de Bocay
Location in Nicaragua
Coordinates: 13°32′N 85°32′W / 13.533°N 85.533°W / 13.533; -85.533
Country  Nicaragua
Department Jinotega
Area
 • Municipality 1,540 sq mi (3,990 km2)
Population (2005)
 • Municipality 42,029
 • Density 27/sq mi (11/km2)
 • Urban 3,861

San José de Bocay is a municipality in the Jinotega department of Nicaragua.

With an area of 3,990.40 km², the municipality of San José de Bocay was created on March 13, 2002, as a result of the division of the El Cuá-Bocay municipality. As of 2006, San José de Bocay is the newest municipality in Nicaragua.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Since 1989 San José de Bocay has had a sister-city relationship with Blacksburg, Virginia.


Coordinates: 13°32′N 85°32′W / 13.533°N 85.533°W / 13.533; -85.533