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Jinotega Nicaragua rainforests cloud forests Nicaragua – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThe rain forest is in the northern part of Nicaragua. You will find them in Matagalpa and Jinotega. Those are probably the two most popular areas because the others are more rural.

The rain forests here are very mountainous, wet, muddy ,and very green; as green as you will ever see in your life. The rain forests are much cooler than the other parts of the country, 10, 12 degrees. You will find various animals, wildlife, flowers and trees. Most of the beautiful flowers in Nicaragua come from that area.

A cloud forest is where the mountain reaches the clouds. Cerro_Kilambe_Nicaragua forests Nicaragua – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingOnce you go to these parts, you’re surrounded by clouds, so it’s very dark and wet. It’s not like a rainforest where it rains and then it gets dry. In a cloud forest, it’s constantly wet.

There are cloud forests in the northern part of the country. If you keep going up the rain forest, you’ll reach the cloud forest. There’s one in the Mombacho volcano. The Mombacho volcano is as green as it gets.

 
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There are quite a few mountains in the Nicaragua rainforest plant – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Livingnorth-central part of Nicaragua that are not that populated and that could be considered to be a cloud forest.
 
About 2/3 of Nicaragua would be considered rain forest.
 
The Pacific coast, which is where the vast bulk of the people of Nicaragua live, is a dry tropical forest, because it is not as lush and is drier than the rest of Nicaragua.  The Pacific coast is where the main cities are located, including Managua, Granada, Leon, and San Juan del Sur. 

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