El Rama

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El Rama
Municipality
El Rama in 1894
El Rama in 1894
El Rama is located in Nicaragua
El Rama
El Rama
Location in Nicaragua
Coordinates: 12°09′N 84°13′W / 12.150°N 84.217°W / 12.150; -84.217
Country  Nicaragua
Department Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur
Area
 • Municipality 2,169 sq mi (5,618 km2)
Population (2005)
 • Municipality 52,482
 • Urban 14,838

El Rama is a municipality in the Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur department of Nicaragua.

It is along the Escondido River which branches off into three other rivers: the Sumi, Rama, and Escondido. It is home to an important Atlantic/Caribbean port. Its population is approximately 50,000 people.

Twin cities[edit]

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Coordinates: 12°20′00″N 84°40′00″W / 12.3333333333°N 84.6666666667°W / 12.3333333333; -84.6666666667