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- for the village in Nepal see Siuna, Nepal
Siuna is a village development committee in Kalikot District in the Karnali Zone of north-western Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 3663 people living in 681 individual households.-External links:*...
is a municipality
A municipality is essentially an urban administrative division having corporate status and usually powers of self-government. It can also be used to mean the governing body of a municipality. A municipality is a general-purpose administrative subdivision, as opposed to a special-purpose district...
in the Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte
Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte , sometimes shortened to RAAN, is one of two autonomous regions in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 32,159 km² and has a population of 249,700 . It is the largest autonomous region or department in Nicaragua...
Nicaragua is a unitary republic, and for administrative purposes, it is divided into 15 departments and two self-governing regions based on the Spanish model:-Zelaya Department:...
Nicaragua is the largest country in the Central American American isthmus, bordered by Honduras to the north and Costa Rica to the south. The country is situated between 11 and 14 degrees north of the Equator in the Northern Hemisphere, which places it entirely within the tropics. The Pacific Ocean...
The town of Siuna was the site of several mines operated by foreign corporations in the past. Some of the water in the region is contaminated because of this mining.
The town of the Siuna has a campus of URACCAN (Universidad de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaragüense)
- Pictoral History of Siuna and area: To view photos of Siuna and area during the 1950s compliments of Jim Drebert, you can go to this Web site: http://picasaweb.google.com/JimDrebert/SiunaNicaragua1955To1961#
- La Luz Siuna web site operated by Rafael Aguilera:
- Video Aerial Tour of Town of Siuna:
- Video about Music played in Siuna at La Luz Gold Mine:
- "A Town Survives by Jet Plane" Newsreel about Siuna by Paramount News from 1946: