Discovered thanks to its mineral wealth, Santa Rosa del Peñón is a municipality where you will find culture, tradition and nature; a charismatic people and grateful for the blessings of their patron saint Santa Rosa del Peñón de Lima; I undertook, met, enjoy your trip to a new destination.

The municipality of Santa Rosa del Peñón is located 174 kilometers from the city of Managua. It limits to the north with the municipality of San Nicolás, to the south with El Jicaral, to the east with San Isidro, and to the west with the municipality of El Sauce.

The main economic activity of the municipality is agriculture: corn, million wheat, sorghum and red beans, the latter is the most important product and makes the municipality the largest producer in the department, it is grown for local consumption and external marketing.

Bean cultivation.

Demographic data

Territorial expansion



227.6 km2 180.00 m asl 10,783 inhabitants
Urban: 2,877 - Rural: 7,906


To get to the municipality of Santa Rosa del Peñón, board a public transport bus bound for León, at any of the two bus terminals in the city of Managua, in the Israel Lewites Market or in front of the Casimiro Sotelo Montenegro National University. When you arrive in León you must take another bus that will take you to the municipality.



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