Meguén

Ciudad de Meguén
The city of Meguén and its sightseeing attractions
The city of Meguén and its sightseeing attractions
CountryEast Chanchajilla
Founded5 July 1567
Area
 • City433 km2 (167 sq mi)
 • Metro
4,715.1 km2 (1,820.5 sq mi)
Elevation
900 m (3,000 ft)
Highest elevation
1,400 m (4,600 ft)
Lowest elevation
870 m (2,850 ft)
Population
(2017)
 • City522,932

Meguén, officially Ciudad de Meguén, abbreviated as MGN, is a city in East Chanchajilla located along the southern stretch region with a coast on Lake Louise. It is the 9th most populous city in the country, with around 522,000 people in the city limits. It is known worldwide for its temperate weather and famous boardwalk district, on which attractions along the beach are popular tourist destinations.

In 2021, it was the site of a terrorist attack that killed 76 people and injured hundreds, perpetrated by agents affiliated with West Chanchajillan dictator Frederick Armbar.

History

Pre-colonization

Republic

Geography

Demographics

Culture

Economy

Landmarks