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Managua celebrates 176 years of having been elevated to a city

On the afternoon of Tuesday, July 26, the Mayor's Office of the Citizen Power of Managua, through the Directorate of Historical Heritage, celebrated with a keynote conference entitled Managua in History and Heritage in the new 21st Century, the 176th anniversary of having been elevated to city, the capital of Nicaragua.

This conference was attended by the Vice Mayor of Managua, Enrique Armas Rosales, who shared that Managua is commemorated with the August festivities, "it is always important to be reviewing the history of our Managua and enjoy conferences like the one that is going to be offered today , the Managua of 176 years ago, was very different,

The symposium was given by Clemente Guido, Director of Historical Heritage, and colleague Róger Norori Gutiérrez, both members of the Academy of Geography and History of Nicaragua.

“Managua, our capital city, has three great dates in the year, when it was declared a town on March 24, 1819, July 24, 1846, which is when they made us a city, and February 5, 1852, which is when was declared the capital of the Republic, in the year these three great dates are commemorated”, informed Guido.

There were two exhibitions that dealt with Managua, the first on Parque Las Madres and its monument, which is one of the oldest in the city, and an exhibition on the urban development of the capital.

This activity was also enlivened by the Carlos Fonseca choir, who performed songs dedicated to Managua.

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