Managua

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Managua is the capital and largest city of Nicaragua, and the center of an eponymous department.wikipedia
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Nicaragua

🇳🇮NicaraguanRepublic of Nicaragua
Managua is the capital and largest city of Nicaragua, and the center of an eponymous department.
Managua is the country's capital and largest city and is also the third-largest city in Central America, behind Tegucigalpa and Guatemala City.

León, Nicaragua

LeónLeonLeón, León Department
Previously, the capital alternated between the cities of León and Granada.
León is the second largest city in Nicaragua, after Managua.

1972 Nicaragua earthquake

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The 1972 Nicaragua earthquake and years of civil war in the 1980s severely disrupted and stunted Managua's growth.
The 1972 Nicaragua earthquake occurred at 12:29:44 a.m. local time (06:29:44 UTC) on December 23 near Managua, the capital of Nicaragua.

Ancient footprints of Acahualinca

Acahualinca
The ancient footprints of Acahualinca are 2,100-year-old fossils discovered along the shores of Lake Managua.
The Ancient footprints of Acahualinca (Huellas de Acahualinca) exist in Managua, Nicaragua near the southern shore of Lake Managua.

History of the Jews of Nicaragua

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Managua's population is composed predominantly of mestizos and whites who are mainly of Spanish descent, with a minority being of French, Jewish Nicaraguan, German Nicaraguan, Italian, Russian and Turkish descent.
The Jews in Nicaragua were a relatively small community, the majority lived in Managua.

Managua Department

ManaguaDepartment of Managuaeponymous department
Managua is the capital and largest city of Nicaragua, and the center of an eponymous department.
The capital is the city of Managua, which is also the capital of Nicaragua.

Granada, Nicaragua

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Previously, the capital alternated between the cities of León and Granada.
In the mid-19th century a compromise site was agreed on and the capital was finally established at Managua between both cities.

Capital city

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Managua is the capital and largest city of Nicaragua, and the center of an eponymous department.
Managua, Nicaragua, chosen to appease rivals in León and Granada, which also were associated with the liberal and conservative political factions respectively

Nicaraguan Revolution

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The Nicaraguan Revolution of 1979 to overthrow the Somoza regime and the 11-year-long Contra War of the 1980s further devastated the city and its economy.
In 1961 Carlos Fonseca Amador, Silvio Mayorga, and Tomás Borge Martínez formed the FSLN (Sandinista National Liberation Front) with other student activists at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua (UNAN) in Managua.

Tiscapa Lagoon Natural Reserve

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The most centrally located is the Tiscapa Lagoon in the Tiscapa Lagoon Natural Reserve.
It is located in the capital city of Managua in Nicaragua, and covers an area of 0.13 km 2 . Tiscapa Lagoon was protected as a natural reserve (Spanish: Reserva Natural Laguna de Tiscapa) on October 31, 1991.

Tipitapa

Located on the southwestern shore of Lake Managua, it had an estimated population 1,042,641 in 2016 within the city's administrative limits and a population of 1,401,687 in the metropolitan area, which additionally includes the municipalities of Ciudad Sandino, El Crucero, Nindirí, Ticuantepe and Tipitapa.
Lands most recent volcanic plain: These soils are located in the southern part of town, containing the town of Tipitapa, the communities Zambrano, El Zapotal, The Burned and communities on the old road Managua - Tipitapa. Formed from recent volcanic materials deposited on ancient sedimentary soils with natural drains usually drain to Lake Managua. The slopes are low, not exceed 10% in one area of life Humeado Sub Tropical Climate Forest, with natural vegetation dominated intensive farming systems. In previous years these lands have been used for intensive farming of cotton and sorghum, without appropriate conservation practices, so that currently have high levels of both wind and water erosion. This area supports the largest urban pressure Tipitapa Township which adds to its proximity to the cities of Managua and Masaya.

Polytechnic University of Nicaragua

Polytechnic University of Nicaragua (UPOLI)
The Polytechnic University of Nicaragua (UPOLI) (Spanish: Universidad Politécnica de Nicaragua) is a university located in Managua, Nicaragua.
The Polytechnic University of Nicaragua (Universidad Politecnica de Nicaragua, UPOLI) is a university in Managua, Nicaragua.

1931 Nicaragua earthquake

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A disastrous earthquake in 1931 and large fire in 1936 destroyed much of the city.
The 1931 Nicaragua earthquake devastated Nicaragua's capital city Managua on 31 March.

Köppen climate classification

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Managua, like much of Western Nicaragua, except for the Sierras to the South, has a tropical climate with constant temperatures averaging between 28 and 32 C. Under Köppen's climate classification, the city has a tropical wet and dry climate.
Managua, Nicaragua (Aw)

National Autonomous University of Nicaragua

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The National Autonomous University of Nicaragua (UNAN) (Spanish: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua) is the main state-funded public university of Nicaragua.
Its main campus is located in Managua.

Anastasio Somoza García

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Under the rule of Anastasio Somoza García and his family (1936–1979), the city was rebuilt and began to grow rapidly.
Somoza named himself director of the Pacific Railroad, linking Managua to the nation's principal port, Corinto, which moved his merchandise and crops for free and maintained his vehicles and agricultural equipment.

Sandinista National Liberation Front

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Businesses mushroomed, new housing projects and schools were constructed, the airport was expanded and modernized, streets were widened, older malls were repaired and new ones were built, and buildings were cleaned up. In 2006, after the Sandinista National Liberation Front came back into power, literacy, health and reconstruction programs were expanded.
The University of Léon, and the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua (UNAN) in Managua were two of the principal centers of activity.

List of shopping malls in Nicaragua

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As well as many hotels, Managua has opened four western style shopping centers or malls, such as Plaza Inter, Centro Comercial Metrocentro, and Multicentro Las Americas, with many more being constructed.
The 1972 Managua earthquake virtually destroyed all of the existing supermarkets, shops and department stores in the city of Managua.

Rubén Darío

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Across from the Central Park, on the north side, is the Rubén Darío park and monument, dedicated to Nicaragua's greatest poet and one of the most influential literary figures of the Spanish-speaking world.
Around December 1881 he moved to the capital, Managua, at the request of some liberal politicians that had conceived the idea that, given his gift for poetry, he should be educated in Europe at the expense of the public treasury.

Dennis Martínez National Stadium

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The Dennis Martínez National Stadium was built in 1948 and was the largest stadium in Central America at the end of its construction.
Dennis Martínez National Stadium (Estadio Nacional Dennis Martínez) is located in Managua, Nicaragua.

German Nicaraguan

Managua's population is composed predominantly of mestizos and whites who are mainly of Spanish descent, with a minority being of French, Jewish Nicaraguan, German Nicaraguan, Italian, Russian and Turkish descent.
The German Nicaraguans have their own school in Managua, Nicaragua.

Banco de la Producción

Managua is also home to all of the major banks of the nation, Banco de la Producción (BANPRO), Banco de América Central (BAC), Banco de Finanzas (BDF), Banco de Crédito Centroamericano (Bancentro) and its parent company the Lafise Group.
Banco de la Producción (BANPRO) is a bank in the city of Managua, Nicaragua.

Lake Managua

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The ancient footprints of Acahualinca are 2,100-year-old fossils discovered along the shores of Lake Managua. Located on the southwestern shore of Lake Managua, it had an estimated population 1,042,641 in 2016 within the city's administrative limits and a population of 1,401,687 in the metropolitan area, which additionally includes the municipalities of Ciudad Sandino, El Crucero, Nindirí, Ticuantepe and Tipitapa.
The city of Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, lies on its southwestern shore.

Miss Nicaragua

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Managua is home to the annual Miss Nicaragua pageant; it is the national beauty pageant of Nicaragua.
The majority of Miss Nicaragua winners have been from Managua.

Metrocentro Managua

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As well as many hotels, Managua has opened four western style shopping centers or malls, such as Plaza Inter, Centro Comercial Metrocentro, and Multicentro Las Americas, with many more being constructed.
Metrocentro Managua is a shopping center in Managua, Nicaragua, developed and operated by the salvadorean Grupo Roble.