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Villalba, Puerto Rico

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Country  United States
Founded  1917

Population  25,767 (2011)
Area  37.69 sq mi
Villalba, Puerto Rico in the past, History of Villalba, Puerto Rico

Unemployment rate  19.3% (Feb 2015)
Mayor  Hon. Waldemar Rivera Torres (PPD )

Map of Villalba, Puerto Rico

Villalba ([biˈʎalβa]) is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the central region, northeast of Juana Díaz; south of Orocovis; and west of Coamo. Villalba is spread over 6 wards and Villalba Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city). It is part of the Ponce Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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Villalba was founded in 1917 by José Ramón Figueroa y Rivera and Walter McJones. Its current mayor is the Hon. Luis Javier Hernàndez.

Geography

Villalba, Puerto Rico Festival of Villalba, Puerto Rico
  • Guayabal Lake
  • Toa Vaca Lake
  • Toro Negro Forest Reserve
  • Landmarks and places of interest

    Villalba, Puerto Rico Villalba Puerto Rico Wikipedia
  • Guayabal Lake
  • La Corona Hill
  • Toa Vaca Lake
  • Toro Negro Forest Reserve
  • Biblioteca Pública
  • Centro de Bellas Artes Hon. Adrian Rosado
  • Iglesia Católica Nuestra Señora del Carmen
  • Agriculture

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  • Coffee, Green Pigeon Peas.
  • Industry

  • Manufacturing of aluminum packaging and electrical and electronic machinery, nutritional products, medical devices, and others.
  • Festivals and events

  • Matron Celebrations - July
  • Puerto Rico Marathon - July
  • Areyto Festival - November
  • Carlos Báez Marathon - December
  • Festival del ñame y carne frita- November
  • Celebración del centenario- Abril 2017
  • Government

    All municipalities in Puerto Rico are administered by a mayor, elected every four years. Waldemar Rivera Torres (of the Popular Democratic Party) has served as mayor since 2005 to 2012. The actual mayor is Javier (Javi) Hernández. He has been the mayor since 2013.

    The city belongs to the Puerto Rico Senatorial district VI, which is represented by two Senators. In 2012, Miguel Pereira Castillo and Angel M. Rodríguez were elected as District Senators.

    Flag

    Four horizontal, unequal stripes in width, that from top to bottom have the following order: green, white, green and yellow. In the immediate side to the flagstaff, in the superior stripe, appears, in white color, the star of the shield.

    Education

  • Villalba School District (Puerto Rico Department of Education)
  • Puerto Rico Criminal Justice College- Villalba Campus (Puerto Rico Police Academy)
  • References

    Villalba, Puerto Rico Wikipedia


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