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Title: Chontales Department  
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Subject: Municipalities of Nicaragua, Acoyapa, El Coral, La Libertad, Chontales, San Francisco de Cuapa
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Chontales Department

Country Nicaragua
Capital Juigalpa
Area 6,378 km2 (2,463 sq mi)
Population 182,000 (2005)
ISO 3166-2 NI-CO

Chontales is a department in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 6,481.27 km² and has a population of 182,000 (2005 census). The capital is Juigalpa.


  1. Acoyapa
  2. Comalapa
  3. El Coral
  4. Juigalpa
  5. La Libertad
  6. San Francisco de Cuapa
  7. San Pedro de Lóvago
  8. Santo Domingo
  9. Santo Tomás
  10. Villa Sandino

External links

  • (Spanish) Political map of Chontales

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