In addition tocoffeeandcottonthey also growtobacco. The maintobaccoregion ofNicaragualiesnorth of thecapitalManagua.The areastretches fromthe city ofEstelitothe Honduranborder.
Well known isthe areaNuevaSegoviawith the famousvalley ofJalapa. This area isbecause of its location,the volcanicsoil and climateas well asfortobaccocultivationthatis compared byagronomists andtobaccers,totheVueltaAbajoregion ofCuba.
In Nicaragua,wrapper,binderand inner leaves are produced.The tobaccofromNicaragua isfull of characterand has a slightlysweet taste.Beautifultastefultobaccois very popularand hencethe cigarproductionaroundEsteli is rising sharplyin recent years.The countryis emerging.