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Esteli City Guide

Esteli is a small and vibrant city of Nicaragua. The region is popular worldwide for boasting several archeological sites. The city of Esteli is situated 150kilometers from Managua in a valley area, which is 800meters above the sea level. The city of Esteli in Nicaragua is home to around 2,15,000 natives and local inhabitants. Apart from its attractive tourist spots, climate is cool and pleasant that attracts huge number of tourists all over the world.

Facts about Esteli

A brief history says that the name of the city is originated from the Nahuti word "ullu", which signifies "obsidian river". While some others says that the name came from the words "Matagalpa Li" or "Nahuti Eztli", which means "river of blood" and "colored water river". The econmy of the region is primarily based on agriculture. Tobacco is the main crop produced in Estelli for, which people can find high quality of cigars. Tourism is another source of revenue for the region of Esteli.

Attractions in Esteli

Esteli is the gateway to numerous tourist destinations. To enjoy the nature at its best the tourists can explore the several mountains and hills surrounded with greeneries in the region as well as the Miraflor natural reserve of Esteli. Las Pintas is an attractive destination, which is popular for ancient petroglyphs. This region is just three kilometers east of Esteli. Pueble Nuevo is another attraction in Estelli where ancient fossils almost 30 thosand years old of gigantic mammals can be found. San Juan de Limay is another small town in the region of Estelli boasts some beautiful soapstone statues, which offers the tourists enough to explore. La Estanzuela is a splendid waterfall, which is situated five kilometers south of Esteli.

Some other tourist destinations in the small beautiful city of Esteli are Moroponte, Tomabu and La Mocuana.

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