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Visit Matagalpa, Nicaragua

Matagalpa is Nicaragua's fifth largest city and lies in a part of the country that enjoys year round spring-like weather.

Matagalpa, Nicaragua

Matagalpa is Nicaragua's fifth largest city and one of its most commercially active outside of Managua.

Matagalpa, along with nearby Jinotega, enjoys 'eternal spring' - all year spring-like weather and lying more than 700 metres above sea level with average temperatures ranging from 26°C to 28°C and relative humidity between 75% and 85%.

The surrounding area is lush and green full of undulating fields and mountainous forests, perfect for agriculture. It produces flowers, wood, corn, beans, fruits (oranges, grapefruits, bananas, plantains) and many kinds of vegetables such as broccoli, and cauliflower. It exports beef, cheese, coffee and cacao.

The temperate climate makes it perfect for growing excellent coffee and the area is becoming popular with ecotourists.

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