The municipality of Quilalí is located southeast of the department of Nueva Segovia, topographically it is made up of an extensive valley along its central part, bordered on its sides by elevations ranging from 400 to 1,269 meters above sea level, with the La Palanca hill standing out ( 1,269 masl), El Paraíso hill (1,179 masl), El Chipote hill (1,105 masl), El Zapotillal (1,036 masl), Teocintal (1,008 masl), La Bujona hill (1,007 masl), Zapotillo hill and Brujo hill.



The municipality of Quilalí is located in a semi-humid area with intermountain valleys with slopes of 25% to 40%. The main plains are the Valle de las Vigías, which includes the communities of El Barro, San Bartolo, Wana, Panalí, El Bosque, Las Piedras, El Parazal, Los Olivos, Vigía Norte, Vigía Sur 1, Vigía Sur 2 and part of the Caulatu community.

The territory of the municipality has 20% of mountainous areas of great gold and forest wealth. The mountains of La Bujona de Panalí stand out, a natural viewpoint where you can go hiking, San José de la Luz, La Palanca, El Refugio, Buena Vista de Ventillas, Teocintal Arriba, El Chipote, Oconwas and part of the community of La Providencia, These areas are eminently coffee-growing.

One of the natural and historical attractions is the Cerro El Chipote, Natural viewpoint shared with the municipality of Murra, there is a cloud forest at the top and from there you can see an excellent landscape, you can also go hiking. This hill is an icon of the revolutionary history of Nicaragua, where the bloodiest combats of the struggle of General Augusto C. Sandino and his EDSN took place, as well as being used as a hiding place due to its strategic location. It is located in the El Chipote community, 11 kilometers from the town of Quilalí, its access is in regular conditions.

Hill of Glory. Its height, 900 meters above sea level, makes it a natural viewpoint. Here you can take a tour until you reach its top, where the panoramic view is beautiful. You will see the entire valley that surrounds the municipality and the lagoons that have formed over the years, you will also be able to watch the birds that live on the hill. It is located to the south of the municipality, it can be reached by vehicle, considering that its access is in regular conditions, although its accessibility is not guaranteed throughout the year.


Another place for which the municipality is distinguished is the meeting of the Jícaro River, Murra River and Coco River. It is quite a spectacle to observe the influx of these three rivers, the ones that travel great distances in which the fauna and flora diversity can be observed. It is located in the Las Palmeras community, approximately 10 kilometers from the city.

The farm owned by Mr. Jaime Meza is an ideal place for hiking and interpretation of flora and fauna, it is also bordered by the El Chipote hill. To visit it you must contact the owners in advance.

you can learn about the artisanal metal extraction precious in the mining vestiges located in the community of Potosí.

The municipality has pine forests dominated by the ocote pine species, with the association of some shrub species and the abundance of native grass in the understory.

Among the rivers are the Coco River, the San Juan del Río Coco ravine, Tasajera ravine, El Jícaro river, the Murra river, La Danta ravine, Los Manchones, Seca ravine and El Caracol ravine.

Among the species of wildlife rrepresentative are the deer, storks, howler monkeys, peccaries, foxes, rabbits, pigeons, buzzards, zanates, cusucos, guancos, parrots and chocoyos.

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