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Fajardo Puerto Rico – Pueblos de Puerto Rico

Fajardo Puerto Rico Nickname: “Los Cariduros”, “La Metrópolis del Sol Naciente” Gentilic: “Fajardeños” Fajardo (fah-HAHR-do) is a small but popular city in Puerto Rico located in the east region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Ceiba and east of Luquillo. Fajardo is spread over 7 wards and Fajardo Pueblo (The downtown area […]

August 29th, 2010 | Posted in Los Pueblos | Read More »

Arecibo, Puerto Rico – Pueblos de Puerto Rico

Arecibo Puerto Rico Nickname: “La Villa del Capitán Correa”, “Muy Leal”, “Ciudad del Cetí”, “Diamante del Norte”, “Los Capitanes” Gentilic: “Arecibeños”     Arecibo (ah-re-SEE-boh), settled in 1556, is a municipality in the northern midwest coast of Puerto Rico and located by the Atlantic Ocean, north of Utuado and Ciales; east of Hatillo; and west […]

August 29th, 2010 | Posted in Los Pueblos | Read More »

Utuado, Puerto Rico el Pueblos de Puerto Rico

Utuado Puerto Rico Nickname: Otoao, Ciudad del Viví”, “Los Montañeses” Gentilic: “Utuadeños” Utuado is a municipality of Puerto Rico located in the central/western mountainous region of the island known as La Cordillera Central. It is located north of Adjuntas and Ponce; south of Hatillo and Arecibo; east of Lares; and west of Ciales and Jayuya. […]

August 21st, 2010 | Posted in Los Pueblos | Read More »

Mayaguez Puerto Rico el Pueblos de Puerto Rico

Mayaguez Puerto Rico Nickname: “the Sultan of the West”, “La Sultana del Oeste”, “City of Pure Waters”, “Ciudad de las Aguas Purasí”, “el Pueblo de Mango”Gentilic: “Mayagüezanos” Mayagüez (mah-yah-GWES) is the eighth-largest municipality of Puerto Rico. Also known as “La Sultana del Oeste” (The Sultan of the West) or “Ciudad de las Aguas Puras” (City […]

August 19th, 2010 | Posted in Los Pueblos | Read More »

Aguadilla Puerto Rico

Aguadilla Puerto Rico Nickname: “El Nuevo Jardín del Atlántico”, “La Villa del Ojo de Agua”, “El Pueblo de los Tiburones” Gentilic: “Aguadillanos”       Aguadilla (ah-gwah-DEE-yah), founded in 1775 by Luis de Córdova, is a city located in the northwestern tip of Puerto Rico bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, north […]

August 15th, 2010 | Posted in Los Pueblos | Read More »

Rincon, Puerto Rico el Pueblos de Puerto Rico

Rincon, Puerto Rico Nickname: “El Pueblo de los Bellos Atardeceres”, “Los Surfers”, “El Pueblo del “Surfing”” Gentilic: “Rinconeños” Rincón (ring-KON) is a municipality of Puerto Rico founded in 1771 by Luis de Añasco. It is located in the Western Coastal Valley, west of Añasco and Aguada. Rincón is spread over 8 wards and Rincón Pueblo […]

August 15th, 2010 | Posted in Los Pueblos | Read More »