León, Nicaragua

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León
Municipality
Santiago de los Caballeros de León
Catedral de la Asunción de María (Mary's Assumption Cathedral)
Catedral de la Asunción de María (Mary's Assumption Cathedral)
Flag of León
Flag
Official seal of León
Seal
Coordinates: 12°26′0″N 86°53′12″W / 12.43333°N 86.88667°W / 12.43333; -86.88667Coordinates: 12°26′0″N 86°53′12″W / 12.43333°N 86.88667°W / 12.43333; -86.88667
CountryNicaragua
DepartmentLeón
Government
 • MayorRoger Gurdián Vijil
Area
 • Municipality820 km2 (320 sq mi)
Elevation109.21 m (358.30 ft)
Population
 (2019 estimate)[1]
 • Municipality210,041
 • Density260/km2 (660/sq mi)
 • Urban
172,148 (2nd Nicaragua)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))

León (Spanish pronunciation: [leˈon]) is the second largest city in Nicaragua, after Managua. It is the capital and largest city of León Department.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Citypopulation.de Population of departments and municipalities in Nicaragua