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León Destination Guide

Discover León in Nicaragua

León in the region of León with its 144,538 habitants is a town located in Nicaragua - some 47 mi or ( 76 km ) North-West of Managua , the country's capital .

Interactive map of León

Local time in León is now 12:25 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Managua " with a UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: San Salvador, New Guatemala, Antigua Guatemala, Tegucigalpa, and Ciudad Choluteca. When in this area, you might want to check out San Salvador . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in León ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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La musica de nicaragua Victoriabegins's photos around Leon, Nicaragua (la musica en nicaragua)

0:57 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
Views: 7423 Rating: 5.00

Preview of Victoriabegins's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about the ..

Surf Tours Nicaragua

3:15 min by tferris2000
Views: 6739 Rating: 5.00

Let Nic Reid, owner and founder of Surf Tours Nicaragua, tell you his story, how Surf Tours Nicaragua was started, what experiences Nicaragua has to offer, and what advantages booking with a tour oper ..


Life at Bigfoot Hostel Sara_minx's photos around Leon, Nicaragua (bigfoot hostel nicaragua)

1:28 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
Views: 2213 Rating: 5.00

Preview of Sara_minx's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vi ..

World Unite! Nicaragua - León. Get to know the life of volunteer Philippa from Germany in León.

8:53 min by WorldUniteChannel
Views: 1557 Rating: 5.00

German student Philippa who spent 9 months with World Unite! as a volunteer in León, Nicaragua, shows us around "her" city, León. World Unite! arranges Spanish language lessons, internship and volunte ..


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Interesting facts about this location

León Department

León 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 12.43 -86.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Departments of Nicaragua, León Department

Telica

Telica is a municipality in the León department of Nicaragua. It is located just north of the city of León. The population is 8,776. It is the birthplace of former Major League Baseball player Tony Chévez.

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Located at 12.52 -86.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Municipalities of the León Department, Populated places in Nicaragua

Posoltega, Nicaragua

Posoltega is a municipality in the Chinandega department of Nicaragua. The town and surrounding area suffered severe damage from Hurricane Mitch in 1998. Posoltega is a sister city of Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

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Located at 12.55 -86.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Municipalities of the Chinandega Department, Populated places in Nicaragua

Cordillera Los Maribios

Cordillera de Maribios (or Cordillera de Marrabios) is a mountain range in León and Chinandega departments, western Nicaragua, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:12.56|N|86.78|W||||| | |name= }} and about 64.4 km (40 mi) long. It is a volcanic range comprised most notably by San Cristóbal 1745 m, Pilas 983 m, Telica 1060 m, Cerro Negro 450 m, and Momotombo 1258 m.

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Located at 12.56 -86.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Mountain ranges of Nicaragua

Chichigalpa

Chichigalpa is a town and municipality in the Chinandega Department of Nicaragua.

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Located at 12.57 -87.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Municipalities of the Chinandega Department, Populated places in Nicaragua

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