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Puerto Cabezas is a municipality in, and capital of, the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region (RACCN) of Nicaragua.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.Hurricane Felix hit Puerto Cabezas on September 4, 2007, killing about 100 people.EducationThe University of the Autonomous Regions of the Nicaraguan Caribbean Coast (URACCAN) has a campus in Puerto Cabezas, as well as in several other locations in the RACCN and the RACCS.TransportationThe city is served by Puerto Cabezas Airport.The culture, like the rest of Nicaragua's Caribbean coast, has a very prominent Caribbean influence.ClimatePuerto Cabezas has tropical monsoon climate (Köppen climate classification Am) with significant precipitation year round, and a short dry season in March and April. Even so, these months see an average precipitation of 48mm and 54mm. The average temperature ranges from a low of 24.5C in February to 27.8C in May. The average annual precipitation is 2799mm with 198 days with measureable rainfall.Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Nicaragua trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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