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San Rafael del Norte is a municipality and a town in the Jinotega department. The town is located 188 kilometres (117 mi) north of Managua, the capital of Nicaragua. Elevated at over 3,000 feet, it is the highest town in Nicaragua, which attracts tourists from many countries for hiking, swimming and vacations.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for San Rafael Del Norte in Nicaragua. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore San Rafael Del Norte like a local. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to San Rafael Del Norte.

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Facts and Stats for San Rafael Del Norte*

  • Pollution Statistics in San Rafael Del Norte

    Know the pollution level of San Rafael Del Norte before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • San Rafael Del Norte: Crime and Safety

    How safe is San Rafael Del Norte for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in San Rafael Del Norte.

    • Burglary and Theft 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in San Rafael Del Norte - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 84.38 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 99.3 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 50 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in San Rafael Del Norte

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in San Rafael Del Norte

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 17.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 27.5 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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