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León (Spanish pronunciation: [leˈon]) is the second largest city in Nicaragua, after Managua. It was founded by the Spanish as Santiago de los Caballeros de León and rivals Granada, Nicaragua, in the number of historic Spanish colonial churches, secular buildings, and private residences. As of 2012, the city had an estimated population of 201,100. which increases sharply during university season with many students coming from other regions of Nicaragua. It is the capital and largest city of León Department. León is located along the Río Chiquito, some 90 kilometres (56 miles) northwest of Managua, and some 18 km (11 miles) east of the Pacific Ocean coast. León has long been the political and intellectual center of the nation and its National Autonomous University of Nicaragua (UNAN) was founded in 1813, making it the second oldest university in Central America. León is also an important industrial, agricultural, and commercial center for Nicaragua, exporting sugar cane, cattle, peanut, plantain, and sorghum. The city has been home to many of Nicaragua's most noteworthy poets including Rubén Darío, Alfonso Cortés and Salomón de la Selva.Wikipedia
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Nicaragua Adventure Tour: Hike a Volcano New on TripHobo
Duration: 6 Hrs
This tour is offered by Visit.org, the world's leading platform for social impact travel experiences. Revenue from this exper...Book Now
Nicaragua Adventure Tour - Coffee and Volcano Hike New on TripHobo
Duration: 1 Days
Quetzaltrekkers is a non-profit organization that donates 100% of profits from their adventurous hikes to the volcanoes surro...Book Now
Private Walking Tour of Leon Viejo Ruins New on TripHobo
Duration: 2 Hrs
On this 2-hour private walking tour, ramble through Leon Viejo, Nicaragua's first capital city and UNESCO World Heritage site...Book Now
Somoto Canyon from Len New on TripHobo
A walk, a small boat and tire in the waters within the Somoto Canyon, is the adventure proposal that awaits you here.You will...Book Now
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Facts and Stats for León*
Living in León - Quality of Life
Climate Index 62.71 (High)
Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.
Cost for Essentials in León
Here's how much it will cost to shop in León
Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
International Movie per seat 5 USD
Summer clothing in a chain store 36.99 USD
Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.59 USD
Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 58.84 USD
*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced and subjected to change without notice.