"The Town Square"

"The Town Square" (HM1RKR)

Location: Puerto Momotombo, León
Country: Nicaragua

N 12° 24.101', W 86° 37.032'

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"Plaza Mayor"

Su trazo corresponde a una poligonal de 200 x 100 varas. Era el lugar de mayor convergencia de la población: "...tan grande como las fiestas a caballo..." Limites: - Norte: Casa del Gobernador .-Sur: Calle Real y Casa Real de Fundición. -Este: Catedral Santa Maria de las Gracias. - Oeste: Cabildo. Punto de encuentro de sus habitants. En ella se organizaban el "tianguis" o Mercado, procesiones religiosas, bailes o danzas, lecturas de sentencias y ajusticiamientos públicos. Pie de dibujo: Plano de conjunto English: "Main Square" It has a polygonal layout measuring 200 x 100 varas. It was a place where a lot of people converged: "...it was as crowded as the equestrian sports festivals..." Limits - North: The Governor's Palace. - South: The Royal Road and the Royal Foundry House. - East: The Saint Mary of Graces Cathedral. - West: The Town Hall. It was the meeting point of the inhabitants. It was the scenario of "tianguis" or open air markets, religious processions, dances, reading of sentences and public executions. Caption: Site map
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Date Added Sunday, April 10th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees12.40168333, -86.61720000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 12° 24.101', W 86° 37.032'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds12° 24' 6.06" N, 86° 37' 1.92" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Puerto Momotombo León , NI
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