Rincon, Bonaire

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Rincon is one of the two towns on Bonaire, a special municipality of the Netherlands. It is situated in the north of the island in an inland valley. It was established in the 16th century by the Spanish. As of 2007 it has a population of 1,788. The only other formally recognized town on Bonaire is Kralendijk.


It has many regular festivals including the annual Simadan (harvest) festival, Dia di San Juan, Dia di Rincon (April 30) and the Bari Festival.


There is a monthly market on the first Saturday of every month and a smaller weekly version every Saturday (Marshe Chikitu).


Rincon football teams are Real Rincon and Vespo.

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Coordinates: 12°14′49″N 68°19′05″W / 12.247°N 68.318°W / 12.247; -68.318