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Magnificent colonial city located 88 Km, northwest of the capital city of Managua, León is Nicaragua's second largest city and also the academic and cultural center of the country where Nicaragua's revered Poet Laurate Rubén Dario is entombed.

Some 20 Km. south from León lies te active Volcano Cerro Negro replete with it's steaming Geysers. The entire area was nearly destroyed in 1998 after an eruption of the Volcano occured during 'Hurricane Mitch', burying thousands of square kilometers in volcanic ash.

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