The department of Río San Juan is the history of its rivers, rapids, jungle and its hardworking people, hospitable and brave artists. Explored by chiefs, conquerors, writers, travelers, and diplomats. It is a young department, it was founded in 1949, on June 13.
Fisherman, Rio San Juan
Río San Juan is 7,541 kms2, located in the southeastern part of the country. It is a jungle region and the rainiest of all the hydrographic basins of Nicaragua. Its main attraction is its San Juan River, also called El Desaguadero, with a 200-kilometer route, leading the waters of Lake Cocibolca to the Caribbean Sea.
Its municipalities are picturesque, with a humid tropical climate, there live fishermen, environmentalists, intellectuals, artisans, merchants, its people love their department, they are proud of its river, its flora, fauna, and its artists. The visitor integrates into its landscape, into the daily life of the municipality and becomes a San Juan.