About Managua


Let's have a look around into background of Managua
  • Country: Nicaragua
  • Latitude: 12.1508333
  • Longitude: -86.2683333
  • Time zone: America/Managua
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

Weather in Managua

  • Climate: Tropical Savanna Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: December to April

Location

Managua is the capital city of Nicaragua as well as of the department of the same name. Located on the southwestern shore of Lake Managua, it is Nicaragua's largest city, with a projected population in 2015 of 1,048,134 within the city limits. The city was declared the national capital in 1852.

Distance from Managua center to Airport

The closest major airport to Managua, Nicaragua is Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport (MGA / MNMG).

  • Driving Distance: 9 miles / 14 km
  • Driving Time: 12 Minutes
  • Languages: Spanish followed by Miskito being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport
  • Rail:  FERISTSA.
  • Road: Bus: TransNica and TicaBus

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: C$ 100
  • Housekeeper: C$ 30 - C$ 60 per Day
  • Concierge: Around C$ 300

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: C$ 30 - C$ 60

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Ticuantepe,
  • Tipitapa,
  • Mateare

Emergency Contact Numbers in Managua city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 115/118/128
  • Airport: +505 2276 9180 (Augusto Cesar Sandino International Airport)
  • Hospital: +505 2278 1566 (Central Hospital Managua)

Events

  • Gastronomy, and Handicraft Festival
  • Fiestas of Palo de Mayo
  • Patron Saint Festival of Villa Nueva

Tourist Attractions

  • Old Cathedral of Managua
  • Montelimar Beach
  • Palacio de la Cultura

Theatre & Concerts

  • Rubén Darío National Theatre
  • VIP Cinemas Alhambra
  • Cinemas Inter

Visit Top Restaurants in Managua

  • Gastronomia El Buzo
  • Restaurante Don Candido
  • Los Ranchos

Top Shopping Centers in Managua

  • Plaza Inter
  • Metrocentro Managua
  • Galerias Santo Domingo

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Centro Cultural de España en Nicaragua
  • Museo Nacional: Palacio de la Cultura
  • Galería de Arte Contemporáneo Códice

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Tortillas – Quesillos El Pipe
  • Tacos – Tacos Charros
  • Banh Mi – Wok This Way

Sports Club

  • Nejapa Golf & Country Club – Golf
  • Club de Ajedrez Joaking Cuadra In memoria – Chess
  • Billares Pio-Pio – Pool Billard Club

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 78.22 C$
  • Taxi: 30.97 C$ (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 14,292.00 C$
  • Cheap meal: 168.69 C$          
  • Gasoline: 29.42 C$ / litre
  • 3 course meal: 766.79 C$
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