Rivas Depairtment

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Rivas
Departamento de Rivas
Depairtment
Kintra Nicaragua
Caipital Rivas
Area 2,155 km2 (832 sq mi)
Population 166,900 (2005)
ISO 3166-2 NI-RI

Rivas is a depairtment o the Republic o Nicaragua. It covers an aurie o 2,155 km² an haes a population o 166,900 (2005 census). The depairtment's caipital is the ceety o Rivas.

Owerview[eedit | eedit soorce]

Rivas is kent for its fertile soil an brawnnie beaches. Throughoot the depairtment, there are mony sugar cane, plantain, tobacco, an ither crop plantations. The depairtment borders Lake Nicaragua tae the east an the Paceefic Ocean tae the wast. The soothren pairt o the depairtment borders wi Costa Rica. A sma fishermen veelage, cried San Juan del Sur, haes turned intae a popular tourist attraction acause o the great beaches in the aurie. Anither major tourist attraction is Ometepe, a lairge volcanic island inhabitit bi aboot 32,000 fowk (2005 census).

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Altagracia
  2. Belén
  3. Buenos Aires
  4. Cárdenas
  5. Moyogalpa
  6. Potosí
  7. Rivas
  8. San Jorge
  9. San Juan del Sur
  10. Tola

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