León (Spanish pronunciation: [leˈon]) is a department in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 5,107 km² and has a population of 389,600 (2005 census). The capital is the city of León.

León

Departamento de León
Department
Flag of León
Flag
Coat of arms of León
Coat of arms
Leon Department in Nicaragua.svg
CountryNicaragua
CapitalLeón
Area
 • Total5,107 km2 (1,972 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total389,600
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
ISO 3166-2NI-LE

MunicipalitiesEdit

  1. El Jicaral
  2. El Sauce
  3. La Paz Centro
  4. Larreynaga
  5. León
  6. Nagarote
  7. Quezalguaque
  8. San José de Achuapa
  9. Santa Rosa del Peñón
  10. Telica

Coordinates: 12°26′N 86°53′W / 12.433°N 86.883°W / 12.433; -86.883