Río San Juan Department
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Río San Juan (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈri.o saŋ ˈxwan]) is a department in Nicaragua. It was formed in 1957 from parts of Chontales and Zelaya departments. It covers an area of 7,543 km2 and has a population of 135,446 (2020 estimate). The capital is San Carlos. The Department also includes the Solentiname Islands archipelago and the San Juan River, after which it is named. Trinidad, in Río San Juan, is the most southerly point in Nicaragua.
Río San Juan
Coat of arms
CapitalSan Carlos
 • Department7,543 km2 (2,912 sq mi)
Population (2020 estimate)[1]
 • Department135,446
 • Density18/km2 (47/sq mi)
 • Urban36,418
ISO 3166-2NI-SJ
  1. El Almendro
  2. El Castillo
  3. Morrito
  4. San Carlos
  5. San Juan de Nicaragua
  6. San Miguelito
Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Rio San Juan Region.
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