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Bonanza, North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region

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Bonanza, North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region

Bonanza is located in Nicaragua
Location in Nicaragua
Country  Nicaragua
Department North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region
 • Land 733 sq mi (1,898 km2)
Population (2005)
 • Municipality 18,633
 • Urban 8,143
Time zone Central Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) No DST (UTC-6)
Climate Am

Bonanza (Spanish pronunciation: ) 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 mining activity in Bonanza also attracted the population of many parts of the world in the search of the metal.


The town is served by Bonanza Airport.

External links

  • Pictoral History of Bonanza - to view more photos of Bonanza mine and town between 1956 and 1961, compliments of Jim Drebert, go to this address to see Siuna area photos including Bonanza area:
Bonanza and Rosita Mine and town complex in the late 1950s
Mining town of Bonanza and Rosita area filmed in the late 1950s
Bonanza and Rosita Mine complex in the late 1950s

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