| United States|
60.1 sq mi
Noe Marcano (PNP)
| 27,051 (2011)|
July 15, 1821
12.9% (Feb 2015)
University of Turabo at Naguabo
Naguabo, Puerto Rico Wikipedia
Naguabo ([naˈɣwaβo]) is a municipality in Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the east coast of the island, north of Humacao; south of Río Grande and Ceiba; and east of Las Piedras. Naguabo is spread over 8 wards and Naguabo Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city). It is part of the San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Naguabo is said to be the birthplace of the pastelillo de chapín, which is a popular food in Puerto Rico. It is trunkfish wrapped inside a flour dough that is deep fried. Pastelillo de chapín can be found in almost any seaside establishment on the island.
Naguabo is located in the southeast region of Puerto Rico. The northern part is within the Luquillo Mountain Range, which contain the Picos (tips) of the Este and the Oeste, at 3,448 and 3,346 feet (1,051 and 1,020 m) of altitude above sea level, respectively.Algodones Key
El Yunque National Forest (South Side via PR State Road 191 - Closed at KM 13 (mile marker 8.1) (approx.) due to Road Closure)
Punta Lima Beach
Ramón Rivero "Diplo" Monument
Pedro Flores Monument
Hucares Waterfront (El Malecón - Boardwalk)
City Square (Plaza De Recreo)
Pedro Flores Week - March
Chapín Festival - February
Diplo Festival - June
Virgen del Carmen Fiesta - July 16
Patron Saint Festival - October 7
There is public transportation in Naguabo. It operates from 6:00 a.m. using the "Pisicorre" bus.
Historia de Naguabo by Carmelo Rosario Natal