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Welcome to the town of

SABANA GRANDE , Puerto Rico
People are know as
Sabaneños
Patron:
San Isidro Labrador

The town of SABANA GRANDE in Puerto Rico was founded in 1813 .
Estimated population as of 2006 is 27,404 .
The zipcode is 00637

Housing units : 9982
Area in square miles
Total area
35.89
Water area
0
Land area
35.89
Density per square mile of land area
Population
722.7
Housing units
278.2

 

The Wards (Barrios) are:

Rayo, Machuchal, Rincón, Santana, Susúa, Tabonuco y La Torre.

Location of SABANA GRANDE in the Map of Puerto Rico

Town Information

Sabana Grande (sah-BAH-nah GRAHN-de) is a municipality of Puerto Rico located north of Lajas and Guánica; south of Maricao; east of San Germán; and west of Yauco. Sabana Grande is spread over 7 wards and Sabana Grande Pueblo

Town History

The municipality of Sabana Grande was founded in 1813 by Pedro de Acosta, it is known in Spanish as "El Pueblo de los Prodigios" which translates to "The Town of Marvels." [edit] Flag The Sabana Grande flag has four alternate quarters in green and yellow. In the center it has the municipal shield. [edit] Coat of Arms The rake and the shovel represent San Isidro Labrador, also patron of Madrid. The jug symbolizes the domestic tasks of Santa María de la Cabeza, San Isidro's woman. Towards the center we find a palm leaf symbol of a typical industry of this town. In the superior part is a crown with three towers. The colors of the shield contain the tradition of our town: gold and green. Finally, the motto of our shield, Pueblo de los Prodigios (Town of Prodigies).

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Reference: Wikipedia.org / census.gov / mapquest.com