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Leon, Nicaragua

Leon is one of 17 primary administrative regions in Nicaragua with a population of approximately 389,600 people.

Facts and figures on Leon at a glance

Region name: Leon (Departamento de León)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 389,600 people
Country: Nicaragua
Continent: North America

The regional headquarters of Leon (Departamento de León) is located in the regional capital Leon (León) with a population of 144,538 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Leon's regional capital Leon to Nicaragua's capital Managua (Managua) is approximately 76 km (47 mi).

Facts and figures about Leon
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Leon Departamento de León389,600 peopleLeon León144,538 people

Compare with other regions in Nicaragua.

Map of Leon

Map of Leon

Information on Leon

Information on Leon
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Leon Departamento de LeónLeon León10NicaraguaNorth America

Time in Leon

Time in Leon
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sat, 1 Apr 2023 - 5:16amNoSat, 1 Apr 2023 - 5:16amUTC -6.0America/Managua

Geographic coordinates of Leon

Latitude & Longitude of Leon
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map12°34'60.0"N (12.5833300°)86°34'60.0"W (-86.5833300°)

Subregions in Leon

There are 10 administrative subregions in Leon.
Subregions in Leon
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Municipio de Achuapa Municipio de Achuapa1.---
Municipio de El Jicaral Municipio de El Jicaral2.---
Municipio de El Sauce Municipio de El Sauce3.---
Municipio de La Paz Central Municipio de La Paz Central4.---
Municipio de Larreynaga Municipio de Larreynaga5.---
Municipio de Leon Municipio de León6.---
Municipio de Nagarote Municipio de Nagarote7.---
Municipio de Quezalguaque Municipio de Quezalguaque8.---
Municipio de Santa Rosa del Penon Municipio de Santa Rosa del Peñón9.---
Municipio de Telica Municipio de Telica10.---

External sources of information on Leon

Leon on Wikipedia