Bonanza, North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region
|Department||North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region|
|• Land||733 sq mi (1,898 km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (No DST)|
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 gold 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 San Pedro Airport.
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- 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: Picasa - Jim Drebert
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