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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 (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city).

Rincón has a population of about 17,000 and is the third richest municipality only after Carolina and San Juan. It is home to many of the best surfing beaches in Puerto Rico, including Domes, Marias, Tres Palmas, Sandy Beach, Pools Beach, and Rincon Town Beach Plaza.

Flag
The central white star represents the urban zone. The surrounding nine stars represent the nine wards of the municipality. The red and orange colors symbolize the vigor and the vitality of the city. The yellow represents Christianity. The green represents vegetation and the hope of the progress of the municipality. Finally, the white represents purity and the unity between the wards and the urban zone.
Coat of Arms
The shield consists of a green and orange Spanish blazon, with a yellow band inclined left to right. To the right and on a green background a cross, symbol of Christendom. To the left and on a orange background a Spanish ship, symbol of the discovery of Puerto Rico, in the coasts of Rincón.
Festivals and events
Coconut Festival – May
Festival del Coco – MayoFiestas Patronales Santa Rosa de Lima – Agosto

Hon. Carlos “Carlitos” López
Alcalde
Town Colors: Orange and GreenPatron Saint: Santa Rosa de Lima
On Line Guides and Websites of Interest for Rincon, Puerto Rico
A newspaper about Rincón, Rincoeños and friends
Rincon Puerto Rico: Rincon PR is emerald hills overlooking golden beaches and crystal waters, where the sun sets behind a mountain in the sea.
Surfboards Puerto Rico offers custom surfboards along with surfboard rentals and lessons, surfboard storage and a surfing museum containing a collection of rare vintage boards located in Rincon, Puerto Rico.
Rincon PR yellow pages and Rincon Puerto Rico business directory. The Rincon Puerto Rico community guide.
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