Managua is the capital of Nicaragua.
Managua is the capital city of Nicaragua. It is also the largest city in Nicaragua. The city has a population of roughly 1,800,000, composed predominantly of mestizos and whites; making it the second most populous city in Central America after Guatemala City.
Managua's location between the rival cities of León and Granada made it a logical and ideal compromise site in determining the nation's capital. Managua's economy is based mainly on trade. The city is Nicaragua's chief trading center for coffee, cotton, and other crops. It is also an important industrial center. Its chief products for trade include beer, coffee, matches, textiles, and shoes.
The city has been witness to the rise and fall of political powers throughout Nicaragua's history and suffered devastating earthquakes in 1931 and 1972. Managua is the economic, political, cultural, commercial and industrial center of Nicaragua. Since the 1972 earthquake, residential and business areas have been built on the outskirts... (more)
The city has been witness to the rise and fall of political powers throughout Nicaragua's history and suffered devastating earthquakes in 1931 and 1972. Managua is the economic, political, cultural, commercial and industrial center of Nicaragua. Since the 1972 earthquake, residential and business areas have been built on the outskirts of Managua. Managua has been dubbed as the Venice of Central America because of its escalating use of makeshift canals that can be found throughout the city.
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Grenada and Managua. Andrew and I went Easter of 2009 and had a great time! I loved Grenada and it was about time we had a trip for just us!
Managua & Diriamba. I've been on a 1 1/2 month outreach back in 1996. Also drove through the country in 2004.
Managua. It was really lovely to stay with amazing people and get a taste of the city and community.
Managua. Went with Mission of Hope at Seton High School, Plattsburgh, NY when I taught Spanish there.
Managua, Sebaco. Interesting but way too many snakes for my liking. At least the people were nice.
Managua, Masaya, Granada, Isla de Ometepe, Little Corn Island. Have been here twice, once mainland and it was OK, and a different trip to go diving for a week on Little Corn Island. Very chill and decent diving.
Managua, Somotillo, Camito. Been here several times and it's always an awesome eye opening experience.
managua, grenada. a crowd of children fought over a 50 cordoba note. a german prick detailed the value of the sex trade.
Leon, Corn Islands, Granada, Ometepe, San Juan del Sur, Managua. Amazing - six weeks of travel, way better spanish and met some great friends!
Managua, Granada, Isla Ometepe, San Juan del Sur. Best place I've been in Central America. Isla Ometepe is fantastic!
Managua, Masaya, Granada, Rama, Bluefields and the Islas de Maiz (the Corn Islands). Nothing beat the Corn Islands, a real tropical paradise!
managua. Fullbright-Hays study.. also Leon, Madagalpa, Estelie, Bluefirlds, Corn Island, Pearl Lagoon, Kakiabelia, Granda,
Managua, Granada, San Juan del Sur. Nicaragua was gorgeous and San Juan del Sur had the best beach I have ever been to. Unfortunately, in my experience, the Nicaraguan men were worse than anywhere else in Central America when it came to cat calls and touching women.
Managua. I went there when I was just a little kid. My uncle was the Salvadorean ambassador to Nicaragua at the time.
Managua. It was good to visit with the CEF staff, speak at their 10th anniversary of the revival of CEF ministry and spend a day at a resort.
Managua. I traveled to Nicaragua when I was 16 to spend the summer giving vaccines and health check ups. While I started off in the capital we were quickly moved to smaller towns, ( Santo Tomas) as my spanish was better than the older girls who had the asignement originally. Riding horseback to tiny , tiny little villages to give a whopping 77 shots, having a vampire bat feed off of my horse that night, being stalked by a panther as we rode through the jungle... learning to decorate our tiny room off of the clinic with mosquito netting... Henrietta my partner..wow...what a summer to remember!
Managua, Nueva Guinea and somewhere on the coast. Wonderful and I hope I get to go back someday. Went on a mission to an orphange.