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Chinandega Department

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Country  Nicaragua
Area  4,822 km²
Capital  Chinandega
ISO 3166 code  NI-CI
Population  429,557 (2015)
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University  Universidad Cristiana Autónoma de Nicaragua
Clubs and Teams  Chinandega FC, Scorpión FC, VCP Chinandega, Flor de Caña FC
Points of interest  Cosigüina, Tour Flor De Caña, San Cristóbal Volcano, Museo Municipal, Centro Recreativo

Chinandega ([tʃinanˈdeɣa]) is a department in Nicaragua, located on the border with Honduras. It covers an area of 4,822.42 km² and has a population of 429,557 (2015 estimate). The capital is the city of Chinandega.


Map of Chinandega Department, Nicaragua

Largely agricultural, it produces rum from sugar cane; other products are bananas, peanuts, shrimp and salt.


  • Chichigalpa
  • Chinandega
  • Corinto
  • El Realejo
  • El Viejo
  • Posoltega
  • Puerto Morazán
  • San Francisco del Norte
  • San Juan de Cinco Pinos
  • San Pedro del Norte
  • Santo Tomás del Norte
  • Somotillo
  • Villanueva
  • References

    Chinandega Department Wikipedia