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Full nameMasaya
Settlement typeMunicipality
DepartmentMasaya Department
Total Area55 sq mi (142.6 km2)
Total Population146000 (2005)

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Masaya, culturally known as the City of Flowers, is the capital city of Masaya department. It is situated approximately 14 km west of Granada and 31 km southeast from Managua. The town of Masaya is situated just East of Masaya Volcano (Volcan de Masaya), an active volcano from which the city takes its name. The 2005 population estimate was 146,000.

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