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  Managua, Nicaragua  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Managua is situated about 45 km (about 28 mi) from the Pacific Ocean, on the southern shore of Lake Managua.
Managua’s population has grown rapidly in the past half century, as rural residents have migrated there seeking a better life and safety from violence in the countryside.
From a population of 109,352 in 1950, Managua reached 662,000 by 1980.
www.galenfrysinger.com /managua_nicaragua.htm   (664 words)

  
  Managua. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Managua was made permanent capital in 1855 to end the bitter feud between Granada and León.
Managua was damaged by earthquake and fire in 1931 and by fire in 1936.
Managua also suffered damage in the fighting between government troops and Sandinistas in 1978–79, and it was hit by a hurricane in 1998.
www.bartleby.com /65/ma/Managua.html   (221 words)

  
 Managua - LoveToKnow 1911
MANAGUA, the capital of Nicaragua, and of the department of Managua; on the southern shore of Lake Managua, and on the railway from Diriamba to El Viejo, 65 m.
Managua is a modern city, with many flourishing industries and a rapidly growing population.
Owing to its position on the lake, and its excellent communications by rail and steamer, Managua obtained after 1855 an important export trade in coffee, sugar, cocoa and cotton, although in 1876 it was temporarily ruined by a great inundation.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Managua   (186 words)

  
 managua - Search Results - MSN Encarta
By far the country’s largest city, Managua is the center of Nicaraguan transportation, commerce, finance, and...
Managua, Lake, also Xolotlán, lake, western Nicaragua, in the country’s lowlands.
Managua, the capital, had an estimated population of 1.1 million in...
www.encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/SRPage.aspx?search=Managua   (87 words)

  
 Managua - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Managua is overwhelmingly populated by Spanish-speaking Whites and Mestizos.
The climate in Managua tends to be somewhat humid due to its close proximity to the lake.
Managua is the centre for most of the universities and higher educational institutions of Nicaragua.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Managua   (3351 words)

  
 Nicaragua's Best Guide • June - July - August   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Managua, Nicaragua’s impetuous capital city has always been the prodigal son of the nation, the most unruly, hotheaded, and outspoken of the nation’s family, yet, the one family member everyone misses, comes to rely on, and eventually loves.
No one knows exactly when Managua first came to exist as a human settlement, but it is known with some certainty that around six thousand years ago, early nomadic peoples of Mesoamerica settled along the forested shores of Lake Xolotlán (Lake Managua) long enough to be considered Managua’s first residents.
But that Managua has managed to grow and even prosper is noteworthy in light of the challenges it has had to face throughout history: fires, floods, earthquakes, and a good bit of destruction at the hands of mankind as well.
www.guideofnicaragua.com /0602/ManaguaEN.html   (1180 words)

  
 Managua Nicaragua's capital
Managua, in the nahuatl language, stands for "where there's an extension of water", due to the many lakes and lagoons which are in its vicinity.
Managua, with its 1,000,000 inhabitants, rises on the south bank of the lake that has the same name The city stretches south for more than 20 kilometres allongside the lake until Sierra de Managua (600 meters above sea level).
One of the major problems of Managua are the siesmic faults that cross it and that caused several catastrophes throughout its history, such as the last earthquake, which destroyed the city in 1972.
www.nicatour.net /en/nicaragua/Managua.asp   (311 words)

  
 Managua, Nicaragua News - Topix
MANAGUA, Nicaragua- A pregnant Nicaraguan teenager allegedly shot her 53-year-old American lover and enlisted her siblings to help dismember the body, police said Tuesday.
Managua, May 28 Telesur, the TV station of the South, will begin open signal broadcasting in Nicaragua by the end of the year, Sergio Rodriguez, Telesur international affairs consultant announced on Monday.
MANAGUA, Nicaragua: Nicaragua's vice president says his country will keep diplomatic relations with Taiwan even though it declined to support the island's recent attempt to join the World Health Organization.
www.topix.net /ni/managua   (712 words)

  
 Symposium XXV Anniversary of the Earthquake of Managua 1972   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
To commemorate the XXV aniversary of the earthquake which destroyed Managua, Capital of Nicaragua in the year 1972 the Instituto Nicaraguense de Estudios Territoriales (INETER) organizes an international symposium.
Though the event concentrates on the themes in relation with the seismic hazard in Managua papers with more general content will be accepted if they contribute to understand the causes and possible effects of earthquakes in the Nicaraguan Capital.
At the symposium new results about the seismic and volcanic hazard in Managua obtained by INETER in cooperation with foreign scientists will be presented.
volcano.und.nodak.edu /vwdocs/vw_news/managua.html   (198 words)

  
 Grano de Oro
Managua is hot, especially during April and May. This capital city is located in the lowlands, on the shores of Lake Managua (or Lake Xolotlán).
Managua's center was mostly destroyed by an earthquake in December 1972.
Across Lake Managua, relaxing natural surroundings, enjoy a drink or a nice meal while overlooking the city of Managua's skyline or the Monument to Peace House Light.
www.centralamerica.com /nicaragua/info/managua.htm   (562 words)

  
 Managua travel guide - Wikitravel
Before the 1972 earthquake that destroyed Managua, this hotel sat on the hill overlooking the whole city right next to the main military base and Somoza's bunker.
It is recommended to take care if walking at night in Nicaraguan cities, especially in Managua, it is better to stay in groups or take taxis from one destination to another.
Managua always has an element of danger so be really careful walking around.
wikitravel.org /en/Managua   (1788 words)

  
 Managua, capital de Nicaragua
If you view Managua from the neighboring hills, you won't see much, because the majority of its buildings are of one storey and are obscured by Managua's abundant vegetation; only a few buildings rise above the trees, notably the Bank of America building, the tallest in Managua.
They navigate by the points of the compass from a known point of reference: 'from where the small tree was, one block toward the Lake, and 25 leagues up (up is east, down is west, to the Lake is toward the north, and only for south is the habitual word used).
Lake Managua, younger brother of Lake Nicaragua adorns the city, giving it the aspect of a port.
www.edicioneslupita.com /nicaragua/managua-i.html   (367 words)

  
 managua
The city of Managua, the capital of a million inhabitants where somewhat more than a quarter of the Nicaraguan population lives, has been struck by several devastating earthquakes, the last one in 1972 that completely destroyed the center of the city which has never been completely rebuilt.
The main places are nowadays the ruins of the cathedral, the Central Park, the Ruben Dario Theatre and along the shores of Lake Managua.
But most of gay life is elsewhere, in the streets, parks and among the ruins of Managua.
www2.fmg.uva.nl /gl/mana.html   (1133 words)

  
 Managua sightseeing tours - Managua tours and packages
Take a look at the city of Managua, a boat ride to Granada, ride a horse from the Colonial City of Granada and a visit at the city of Masaya...
Visit Managua allowing you to explore the city highlights and 2 nights accommodation in a selected hotel in Managua...
This excursion will take you in only twenty minutes from Managua, to admire the majestic and imposing crater of Masaya Volcano at 635 mts high from sea level, which you can reach by car.
www.city-discovery.com /nicaragua/index.php   (1536 words)

  
 Managua — Infoplease.com
Managua was made permanent capital in 1855 to end the bitter feud between
A fairly constant wind blows from nearby Lake Managua, notable for the same marine phenomena as Lake
Managua also suffered damage in the fighting between government troops and
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0831458.html   (265 words)

  
 Lake Managua - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lake Managua (also known as Lake Xolotlán) (located at 12°20′N 86°25′W) is a lake in Nicaragua.
The city of Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, lies on its southwestern shore.
It is also joined by the Tipitapa River to another lake, Lake Nicaragua; however, due to the extreme pollution, the bull sharks of Lake Nicaragua can't join Lake Managua.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lake_Managua   (254 words)

  
 Sightseeing tours in Managua
Managua was declared capital of Nicaragua on February 5th, 1852.
Since then, the city has evolved from a fisherman`s village into a vibrant city which is expe...
The Mombacho Natural Reserve, located just 45 kilometers from Managua, was declared a Natural Reserve in 1983.
www.latindestinations.com /Nicaragua/Managua_Sightseeing_Tours.aspx   (514 words)

  
 Managua hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in Nicaragua, by all-hotels.com
The Crowne Plaza Managua Hotel is located in the Commercial, Financial and Government area of Managua.
COSTADO SUR CENTRO COMERCIAL, METROCENTRO CARRETERA MASAYA, Managua, Nicaragua, Nopostalcode
The Hotel Holiday Inn Select Managua is located approximately 12 miles from the Managua International Airport, and is located in...
www.all-hotels.com /central_america/nicaragua/managua_e1.htm   (782 words)

  
 Madison-Managua Sister City Project | Wisconsin Coordinating Council on Nicaragua (WCCN)
In Managua, the sister-city relationship was formally adopted by then-mayor Moises Hassan.
One of his successors as mayor, Arnoldo Aleman, declined to participate in sister-city activities for political and financial reasons during the early 1990s, but current mayor Herty Lewites has renewed the relationship.
Each year WCCN sponsors two study tours that enable people from Madison and other parts of the United States to visit Managua and learn about Nicaragua.
www.wccnica.org /sister.html   (364 words)

  
 Managua - Moviefone
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 Managua Nicaragua Hostels Online - Youth Hostel and Backpacker Hostel booking in Managua Nicaragua - international ...
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Backpacker for Backpacker Stay at our family owned and run Guest House in an elegant suburb of Managua, you can to walk only 5 minutes and you will find the new building AMERICA'S TRADE CENTER amid a picturesque tree-lined setting just 10 minutes Airport.
Note: Rates represent the approximate lowest rate published, and are intended as a guideline for comparing accommodations.
www.hosteltraveler.com /?hostel-in=Managua|Nicaragua   (133 words)

  
 Managua, Nicaragua web design & development firms on The Firm List
Your source for finding web design & development firms as well as individual web designers, developers, programmers and other multimedia & new media professionals from all over the world, including Nicaragua.
This list of web design firms located in Managua, Nicaragua is not a complete list, rather it is just the firms that have either been submitted or found by the editor.
Listings are geographically organized and should consist only of firms offering web design and/or development services.
www.firmlist.com /nicaragua/managua.phtml   (163 words)

  
 Hilton Princess Managua hotel
Just 20 minutes' drive from Managua International Airport, the central hotel has an Executive Lounge and wireless internet access throughout.
Enjoy Managua attractions like the Palacio Nacional de la Cultura and Managua cathedral....
The Hilton Princess Managua hotel has 7 meeting rooms for 2-300 and a business center.
www.managua.hilton.com   (283 words)

  
 Managua travel guide
Managua travel guide - The best resource for sights, hotels, restaurants, bars, what to do and what to see
It has a population of about 1 million inhabitants.
Additional travel guides are available in ten languages at wikitravel.org.
www.world66.com /centralamericathecaribbean/nicaragua/managua   (162 words)

  
 Misión Nicaragua Managua | Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
This site is for missionaries who have served in the Nicaragua Managua Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Esta sitio es para misioneros quienes servieron en la misin Nicaragua Managua de la Iglesia de Jesucristo de los Santos de los Utlimos Dias.
Although this site is designed to complement and illustrate the teachings and beliefs of the before mentioned church, no content within this site should be taken as official church policy or doctrine.
www.mission.net /nicaragua/managua   (167 words)

  
 Managua, Nicaragua current local time from WorldTimeServer.com
Before making travel plans for a hotel or flight to Managua, Nicaragua or placing a telephone call to Managua, Nicaragua with a phone card or direct dial, or even with an online chat room, it can be useful to understand the difference between locations, so make sure you know the correct and current local time.
This site specializes in keeping up with local laws and declarations that affect time zone rules and daylight saving time adjustments, so you can always depend on our accuracy.
A comprehensive list of other locations in addition to Managua, Nicaragua is also available which you can view current time by country name or by city name.
www.worldtimeserver.com /current_time_in_NI.aspx?city=Managua   (277 words)

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