Location of DORADO
in the Map of Puerto Rico
Dorado (do-RAH-do) is a small tourist town in the northern coast of Puerto Rico, 15 miles west of San Juan and is located in the norther region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Toa Alta, east of Vega Alta, and west of Toa Baja. Dorado is spread over 5 wards and Dorado Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city). The town is probably most known for its Hyatt Hotel.
Dorado has upscale neighborhoods and a small town with a plaza (Spanish town square), as other municipios do.
President Gerald Ford once stayed in Dorado during his presidency, for a 1976 meeting with other heads of state from the Caribbean.
Dorado has been voted Puerto Rico's cleanest town at various times.
Dorado was established as a municipality in 1842 by Jacinto López Martínez.
Dorado's climate is very warm in the summer and cool in the winter. the temperatures is around 50°F to 80°F in the winter and 75°F to 95°F in the summer.
The flag is composed of three stripes of equal width: the upper and lower stripes are golden, and the center one is brown. A brown, equal-sided triangle is placed with its base at the hoist.
 Coat of Arms
The crown is gold with brown windows. The three towers mean that Dorado is a town, a properly constituted municipality. Underneath the crown, we can observe five disks that form a "T", which is called Tau.
Reference: Wikipedia.org / census.gov / mapquest.com