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Rivas, Nicaragua

Rivas is one of 17 primary administrative regions in Nicaragua with a population of approximately 166,900 people.

Facts and figures on Rivas at a glance

Region name: Rivas (Departamento de Rivas)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 166,900 people
Country: Nicaragua
Continent: North America

The regional headquarters of Rivas (Departamento de Rivas) is located in the regional capital Rivas (Rivas) with a population of 30,293 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Rivas's regional capital Rivas to Nicaragua's capital Managua (Managua) is approximately 90 km (56 mi).

Facts and figures about Rivas
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Rivas Departamento de Rivas166,900 peopleRivas Rivas30,293 people

Compare with other regions in Nicaragua.

Map of Rivas

Map of Rivas

Information on Rivas

Information on Rivas
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Rivas Departamento de RivasRivas Rivas10NicaraguaNorth America

Time in Rivas

Time in Rivas
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sat, 1 Apr 2023 - 5:27amNoSat, 1 Apr 2023 - 5:27amUTC -6.0America/Managua

Geographic coordinates of Rivas

Latitude & Longitude of Rivas
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map11°18'00.0"N (11.3000000°)85°45'00.0"W (-85.7500000°)

Subregions in Rivas

There are 10 administrative subregions in Rivas.
Subregions in Rivas
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Municipio de Altagracia Municipio de Altagracia1.19,955--
Municipio de Belen Municipio de Belén2.16,428--
Municipio de Buenos Aires Municipio de Buenos Aires3.5,936--
Municipio de Cardenas Municipio de Cárdenas4.6,990--
Municipio de Moyogalpa Municipio de Moyogalpa5.11,567--
Municipio de Potosi Municipio de Potosí6.11,904--
Municipio de Rivas Municipio de Rivas7.42,375--
Municipio de San Jorge Municipio de San Jorge8.8,024--
Municipio de San Juan del Sur Municipio de San Juan del Sur9.14,741--
Municipio de Tola Municipio de Tola10.22,012--

External sources of information on Rivas

Rivas on Wikipedia