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Chinandega is a city and the departmental seat of Chinandega department (4,822.42 km2) in Nicaragua. It is also the administrative centre of the surrounding municipality of the same name. It is Nicaragua's fifth largest city, with a population of 134,720 inhabitants (2015), and with 151,000 in the municipality. It is located about 134 km (80 miles) northwest of Managua and about 72 km (45 miles) southwest of El Guausaule, on the border with Honduras.The region around Chinandega produces mostly agricultural products, particularly oils, flour, peanuts, shrimp, sugarcane, with sugar mills in Chichigalpa and El Viejo, and the production of liquors with an international reputation.The weather is humid and hot because the city is located in the tropics and low altitude. Chinandega is about 20 km (12 miles) from the Pacific Ocean.GeographyA city near the frontier with Honduras, Chinandega is crossed by the CA-1 or Pan-American Highway. The department of Chinandega is 4.929 km² and its population is 378,970, which is distributed amongst thirteen municipalities: Chinandega (department seat), El Viejo, Corinto, Chichigalpa, Posoltega, El Realejo, Puerto Morazán, Villanueva, Somotillo, Santo Tomás del Norte, Cinco Pinos, San Pedro del Norte and San Francisco del Norte.Add Chinandega and other destinations to your itinerary using our Nicaragua online tour builder, and learn about what to see, what to do, and where to stay.
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