🇳🇮 Altagracia is a municipality in the Rivas Department of Nicaragua. It is the second largest town on the island of Ometepe. Its original name was Astagalpa, meaning ‘house of the herons’ in Nahuatl. This city also has a ferry port, Puerto de Gracia, that services Granada and San Carlos near the Rio San Juan. However, due to seasonal water level fluctuations, this port and the nightly ferry crossings are often seasonally cancelled.
Altagracia has a population of over 19,960 people. Altagracia also forms part of the wider Ometepe island which has a population of over 29,684 people. Altagracia is situated 61 km south-east of Granada.