The Atlantico Norte region of Nicaragua is often referred to as RAAN. The word RAAN is derived from the official name for the province, which is Autonomous Region of the Northern Atlantic and locals affectionately call Atlantico Norte, the Mosquito Coast. This unique and picturesque region covers an area of approximately thirty two thousand square kilometers and has an estimated population ...
Atlantico Norte (North Atlantic)
Puerto Cabezas is the department capital of RAAN and is situated on the Atlantic Coast. The city was recently officially renamed Bilwi, but most locals still refer to it as Puerto Cabezas. It is located 560 km northeast of Managua and has quite a sizable population made up of English, Spanish, Miskito and Sumo speaking individuals. While there is a large Miskito presence in the area, the ...
If you’re looking for the ultimate place to soak up the sun and enjoy the cool tranquility of water, look no further than Nicaragua. With beaches stretching along both the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, as well a number of inland lakes and rivers, you will have no shortage of beautiful beaches to enjoy in this stunning country. In fact, many visitors have come to view Nicaragua as the ...