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Welcome to the town of

LAS MARIAS , Puerto Rico
People are know as
Marieños
Patron:
La Inmaculada Concepción de María

The town of LAS MARIAS in Puerto Rico was founded in 1871 .
Estimated population as of 2006 is 11,948 .
The zipcode is 00670

Housing units : 4124
Area in square miles
Total area
46.49
Water area
0.15
Land area
46.34
Density per square mile of land area
Population
238.7
Housing units
89

 

The Wards (Barrios) are:

Anones, Bucarabones, Buenavista, Cerrote, Espino, Furnias, Maravilla Este, Maravilla Norte, Maravilla Sur, Naranjales, Palma Escrita, Purísima Concepción y Río Cañas.

Location of LAS MARIAS in the Map of Puerto Rico

Town Information

Las Marías (lahs mah-REE-yahs) is a municipality of Puerto Rico located north of Maricao; southeast of Añasco; south of San Sebastián; east of Mayagüez; and west of Lares. Las Marías is spread over 13 wards and Las Marías Pueblo

Town History

Las Marías was founded in 1871 by Benito Recio. [edit] Flag The flag is divided by an imaginary diagonal line whose ends are the superior left angle of the flag and the opposite inferior angle. The superior part is yellow and the inferior one green. [edit] Coat of Arms The shield is divided into six parts with three in silver and three in blue. A "María" tree (Callophylum brasiliense antillum), with a pair of coffee tree branches to the sides of its trunk, adorns each silver part. The monogram and crown of Nuestra Señora la Santísima Virgen de Plata is placed in the top center portion of the shield. The shield's border is red with a broken chain at the bottom. Above the shield resides three tower crown in gold

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