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Chontales, Nicaragua

Chontales is one of 17 primary administrative regions in Nicaragua with a population of approximately 182,000 people.

Facts and figures on Chontales at a glance

Region name: Chontales (Departamento de Chontales)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 182,000 people
Country: Nicaragua
Continent: North America

The regional headquarters of Chontales (Departamento de Chontales) is located in the regional capital Juigalpa (Juigalpa) with a population of 54,731 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Chontales's regional capital Juigalpa to Nicaragua's capital Managua (Managua) is approximately 96 km (60 mi).

Facts and figures about Chontales
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Chontales Departamento de Chontales182,000 peopleJuigalpa Juigalpa54,731 people

Compare with other regions in Nicaragua.

Map of Chontales

Map of Chontales

Information on Chontales

Information on Chontales
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Chontales Departamento de ChontalesJuigalpa Juigalpa10NicaraguaNorth America

Time in Chontales

Time in Chontales
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Wed, 29 Mar 2023 - 10:58pmNoWed, 29 Mar 2023 - 10:58pmUTC -6.0America/Managua

Geographic coordinates of Chontales

Latitude & Longitude of Chontales
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map12°04'60.0"N (12.0833300°)85°10'00.0"W (-85.1666700°)

Subregions in Chontales

There are 10 administrative subregions in Chontales.
Subregions in Chontales
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
El Coral El Coral1.---
Municipio de Acoyapa Municipio de Acoyapa2.---
Municipio de Comalapa Municipio de Comalapa3.---
Municipio de Juigalpa Municipio de Juigalpa4.---
Municipio de La Libertad Municipio de La Libertad5.---
Municipio de San Francisco de Cuapa Municipio de San Francisco de Cuapa6.---
Municipio de San Pedro de Lovago Municipio de San Pedro de Lóvago7.---
Municipio de Santo Domingo Municipio de Santo Domingo8.---
Municipio de Santo Tomas Municipio de Santo Tomás9.---
Municipio de Villa Sandino Municipio de Villa Sandino10.---

External sources of information on Chontales

Chontales on Wikipedia