Matagalpa Tourism, Nicaragua

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Matagalpa (Spanish pronunciation: [mataˈɣalpa]) is a municipality in the Matagalpa department of Nicaragua. The capital city of the department, Matagalpa, is located within the municipality. Matagalpa is one of the main urban areas of the country and an important commercial center and cattleman of the region. In it big agricultural areas are located virgin forests, and locations of gold as San Ramón's mines. The cultivation and processing of coffee, the production of flour, and the textile factory are their main industrial activities. One of their most important historical monuments is the cathedral that dates to the Spanish colonial period. Matagalpa is also called "La perla del Septentrion".


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Facts and Stats for Matagalpa*

  • Pollution Statistics in Matagalpa

    Know the pollution level of Matagalpa before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Living in Matagalpa - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 99.3 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 46.55 (Moderate)
    • 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 Matagalpa

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Matagalpa

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 60.29 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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