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  • Regions

    Atlantico Norte (North Atlantic)

    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 ...

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    Atlantico Sur (South Atlantic)

    In 1989, Nicaragua governmental structure underwent quite a few changes, which included the formation of new regions. During this time, the area on which Atlantico Sur is situated was divided in two, creating two independent and autonomous regions, namely the Autonomous Region of the Northern Atlantic (RAAN) and the Autonomous Region of the Southern Atlantic (RAAS). With a population of ...

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    Puerto Cabezas

    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 ...

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    Nicaragua is fast becoming a sought after travel destination. It has so much to offer and so much to experience that visitors who come here often return because they simply do not have the time to see everything they’d like to. Many of Nicaragua’s destinations are natural, and not man made, and many of them are most memorable. If you’re interested in visiting nature parks, volcanoes, beaches ...