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Nuquí: General Information

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Haga click sobre la imagen para ampliarla After 4 p.m. the tide starts to rise at Nuquí. /Photo: Natalia Gómez Carvajal.

After 4 p.m. the tide starts to rise at Nuquí. /Photo: Natalia Gómez Carvajal.

Nuquí is at the northern end of the Colombian Pacific coast, close to Panama. The town stands in jungle-like surroundings and is home to Embera indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities – the visitor is always welcome, the food is very varied.

It rains for much of the year, but when the sun comes out the scene come alive with greens, blues and browns. There are dozens of rivers, the land is fertile and biodiverse in its tropical humid jungle ecosystem. Nuquí is known for the humpback whales that come every year to visit these shores of the Pacific.

  • Climate: 23 - 30°C. Relative humidity 80 - 90%.
  • Local economy: tourism and artisan fishing.
  • Altitude: 5 m. asl in the town.
  • Área: 956 Km2.2.
  • Boundaries:North, Bahía Solano; south, Bajo Baudó; west, the Pacific Ocean; east, Alto Baudó.
  • Dialing code: + 57 (4)
  • Money exchange: It is best to take cash with you

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Calle 28A Nº 13A-15 Piso 36

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