Rincon, Bonaire

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Rincon
Town
Rincon church
Rincon church
Location of Bonaire
Location of Bonaire
Rincon is located in Bonaire
Rincon
Rincon
Location of Rincon on Bonaire
Coordinates: 12°14′49″N 68°19′05″W / 12.247°N 68.318°W / 12.247; -68.318Coordinates: 12°14′49″N 68°19′05″W / 12.247°N 68.318°W / 12.247; -68.318
Country Netherlands
Public body Bonaire
Population (2007)
 • Total 1,788
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
Climate BSh

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.

History[edit]

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.

Culture[edit]

Festivals[edit]

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

Amenities[edit]

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

Sports[edit]

Rincon football teams are Real Rincon and Vespo.

See also[edit]

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