- La Cruz de Río Grande
La Cruz de Río Grande is a
municipalityin the RAAS department of Nicaragua. According to the 2005 census, the population of La Cruz de Rio Grande was 3,000. [ [http://www.statoids.com/yni.html Nicaragua Municipalities ] ] It gets its name from the Rio Grande de Matagalpawhich flows through it.
The town was founded in 1922 by Chinese traders to serve workers from a banana plantation further upriver. [cite book| last = Hutchinson| first = Peter| title = Central America & Mexico 2004| publisher = Footprint Travel Guides| date = 2004| pages = 957| isbn = 1903471729 ]
* [http://www-ni.laprensa.com.ni/archivo/2005/febrero/09/economia/economia-20050209-02.html LaPrensa.com.ni] La Cruz de Río Grande produce cacao es icon
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