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Map of Atlantico Norte (RAAN) district in Nicaragua

Basic information about Atlantico_Norte_(RAAN)
North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region (Spanish: Región Autónoma de la Costa Caribe Norte), sometimes shortened to RACCN, is one of two autonomous regions in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 32,159 km² and has a population of 249,700 (2005 census). It is the largest autonomous region or department in Nicaragua. The capital is Puerto Cabezas. The RACCN has a Regional Council made up of representatives of different political parties (such as the Sandinistas (FSLN), YATAMA (ethnic indigenous party), and others) as well as all the municipalities. They hold sessions in an Assembly in Puerto Cabezas. The RACCN, in addition to Mestizos, contains populations from different indigenous groups, including the Miskitos, Mayangnas, and Creoles.
Cities, towns & villages in Atlantico Norte (RAAN)
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WaslalaWaslala (Spanish pronunciation: [wasˈlala]) is a town and municipality in the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region of Nicaragua - it is 71 miles from Matagalpa and 161 miles from Managua. The Nicaraguan Revolution affected Waslala tremendously - it was the location of many guerrilla fights. The city has electricity, television and cable service, and cell phone service. Few of the 95 outlying communities have electricity or running water although some business owners have generators for limited power supplies. Show Waslalaon the map
Puerto CabezasPuerto Cabezas (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpweɾto kaˈβesas]; English: Bragman's Bluff; Miskito: Bilwi) is a municipality in Nicaragua. It is the capital of the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region (RACCN). The municipality and the entire region are indigenous lands. The city of Bilwi is part of The Community of Karata, including land north of Bilwi, which borders The Community of Ten Communities. The owners are the various community groups who have demarcated their particular land areas under national law providing for recognition of aboriginal title to the land. Show Puerto Cabezason the map
BonanzaBonanza, Nicaragua (Spanish pronunciation: [boˈnansa]) is a municipality in the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region of Nicaragua. In 1996, the local authorities chose for the first time to vote. Bonanza has a population of approximately 19,000 inhabitants. The majority of the population are of mestiza origin and banana cultivation is important for the economy. The gold mining activity in Bonanza also attracted the population of many parts of the world in the search of the metal. Show Bonanzaon the map
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AuastaraAwastara is a city populated by the Miskito people located in the department of North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region in Nicaragua. The King Pulanka, the traditional feast of the Miskito, originated in Awastara. Show Auastaraon the map
PrinzapolkaPrinzapolka (Spanish pronunciation: [pɾinsaˈpolka]) is a municipality in the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region of Nicaragua. Prinzapolka is also an important river basin in the Caribbean Coast Region of Nicaragua 330 km (198 mi). Show Prinzapolkaon the map
Rosita Show Rositaon the map
TuapíTuapi is a small indigenous community in the municipality of Puerto Cabezas in the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region of Nicaragua. Show Tuapíon the map
WaspamWaspam (Spanish: Waspán, Spanish pronunciation: [wasˈpam]; Miskito: Waspan) is a municipality in the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region of Nicaragua. Show Waspamon the map
KrukiraKrukira is a Miskito Indian fishing community in the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region of Nicaragua. Show Krukiraon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Atlantico Norte (RAAN)
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MulukukuMulukuku is a municipality in the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region of Nicaragua.It was established as an asentimiento, or refugee community, during the early years of the war with the contra. People who lived in the remote rural areas and who were threatened by the contra, were brought to Mulukuku for safety. During the war a training school for the Nicaraguan army was located in the community. The community straddled the only road in the region that connected the Department of Matagalpa with Lisawe, Siuna, and eventually Puerto Cabezas. A large bridge crossing the Rio Tuma had been under construction and was nearly complete, when, in October 1988, Hurricane Joan struck Nicaragua. The bridge was destroyed and the community devastated. The national government committed to reconstructShow on map
North Atlantic Autonomous Region (RAAN)In Nicaragua, the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region (Spanish: Región Autónoma de la Costa Caribe Norte, pronounced: [reˈxjon au̯ˈtonoma ðe la ˈkosta kaˈɾiβe ˈnoɾte]), sometimes shortened to RACN, or RACCN (for North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region), or RAAN (for its former name of Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte), is one of two autonomous regions. It covers an area of 32,159 km² and has a population of 249,700 (2005 census). It is the largest autonomous region or department in Nicaragua. The capital is Puerto Cabezas. It contains part of the region known as the Mosquito Coast.Show on map
Municipio de WaslalaWaslala (Spanish pronunciation: [wasˈlala]) is a town and municipality in the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region of Nicaragua - it is 71 miles from Matagalpa and 161 miles from Managua. The Nicaraguan Revolution affected Waslala tremendously - it was the location of many guerrilla fights. The city has electricity, television and cable service, and cell phone service. Few of the 95 outlying communities have electricity or running water although some business owners have generators for limited power supplies.Show on map
Municipio de BonanzaBonanza, Nicaragua (Spanish pronunciation: [boˈnansa]) is a municipality in the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region of Nicaragua. In 1996, the local authorities chose for the first time to vote. Bonanza has a population of approximately 19,000 inhabitants. The majority of the population are of mestiza origin and banana cultivation is important for the economy. The gold mining activity in Bonanza also attracted the population of many parts of the world in the search of the metal.Show on map
Municipio de SiunaShow on map
Municipio de PrinzapolkaPrinzapolka (Spanish pronunciation: [pɾinsaˈpolka]) is a municipality in the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region of Nicaragua. Prinzapolka is also an important river basin in the Caribbean Coast Region of Nicaragua 330 km (198 mi).Show on map
Municipio de RositaShow on map
Municipio de WaspánWaspam (Spanish: Waspán, Spanish pronunciation: [wasˈpam]; Miskito: Waspan) is a municipality in the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region of Nicaragua.Show on map
Different buildings in Atlantico Norte (RAAN)
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Puerto Cabezas AirportPuerto Cabezas Airport (IATA: PUZ, ICAO: MNPC) is an airport that serves Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua. Also known as Bilwi Airport, it is located on Nicaragua's Caribbean coast in the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region (RACCN), approximately an hour from Managua by aircraft. Operated by the state of Nicaragua, it mainly serves the city of Puerto Cabezas, located close to the far northeast corner of the country. It has an asphalted runway, 2,478 m × 51 m (8,130 ft × 167 ft).Show on map
Rosita AirportRosita Airport (IATA: RFS, ICAO: MNRT) is an airport that serves Rosita, Nicaragua. The runway is 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) south of town.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Atlantico Norte (RAAN)
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Cayos MiskitosThe Miskito Cays (Spanish: Cayos Miskitos) are an archipelago with an area of 27 km² located off shore in the northeastern Caribbean coast of Nicaragua, part of the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region. The Miskito Cays are composed of 76 formations that include estuaries, coral reefs, cays, seagrass beds, and islets, of which 12 of the formations are covered with vegetation and consequently form islands which are lined with white sand beaches. The Miskito Cays Biological Reserve is one of 78 protected areas of Nicaragua, it was declared a protected area in 1991.Show on map