Matiguás (Spanish pronunciation: [matiˈɣwas]) is a municipality in the Matagalpa department of Nicaragua.

Matiguás
Municipality
Matiguás is located in Nicaragua
Matiguás
Matiguás
Location in Nicaragua
Coordinates: 12°50′N 85°28′W / 12.833°N 85.467°W / 12.833; -85.467
Country Nicaragua
DepartmentMatagalpa
Area
 • Municipality592 sq mi (1,532 km2)
Population
 (2005)
 • Municipality41,127
 • Density70/sq mi (27/km2)
 • Urban
8,907
ClimateAw

Coordinates: 12°50′N 85°28′W / 12.833°N 85.467°W / 12.833; -85.467