Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur


Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur

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capital = Bluefields
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Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur (Spanish for "Autonomous Region of the Southern Atlantic"), sometimes shortened to RAAS, is one of two autonomous regions in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 27,407 km² and has a population of 382,100 (2005 census). The capital is Bluefields.

Municipalities

# Bluefields
# Bocana de Paiwas
# Corn Island
# Desembocadura de la Cruz de Río Grande
# El Ayote
# El Rama
# El Tortugero
# Kukra Hill
# La Cruz de Río Grande
# Laguna de Perlas
# Muelle de los Bueyes
# Nueva Guinea

External links

* [http://www.yorku.ca/cerlac/URACCAN/Coast.html The autonomous regions of Nicaragua's Caribbean Coast]
* [http://www.minorityrights.org/?lid=969 From Conflict to Autonomy in Nicaragua: Lessons Learnt] , report by Minority Rights Group International, April 2007


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