Chinandega, Nicaragua

🇳🇮 Chinandega is a city and the departmental seat of Chinandega department in Nicaragua. It is also the administrative centre of the surrounding municipality of the same name. It is Nicaragua's sixth largest city. It is located about 134 km (83 mi) north-west of Managua and about 72 km (45 mi) south-west of The Guasaule River, on the border with Honduras. Chinandega is situated about 20 km (12 mi) from the Pacific Ocean.

The city is served by Chinandega Airport. The region around Chinandega produces agricultural products, particularly oil, flour, peanuts, shrimp, and sugarcane, and distilled liquors. Located near the Nicaraguan border with Honduras, Chinandega sits on the CA-1 (Pan-American Highway). Chinandega manufactures salt and leather goods. The city is also home to the largest sugar mills and rum factory (Flor de Caña) in the country.

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Chinandega has a population of over 136,788 people. Chinandega also forms the centre of the wider Chinandega department which has a population of over 439,906 people.

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