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MANATI , Puerto Rico
People are know as
Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria

The town of MANATI in Puerto Rico was founded in 1738 .
Estimated population as of 2006 is 48,996 .
The zipcode is 00674

Housing units : 17113
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The Wards (Barrios) are:

Bajura Adentro, Bajura Afuera, Coto Norte, Coto Sur, Río Arriba, Saliente, Tierras Nuevas Poniente y Tierras Nuevas Saliente.

Location of MANATI in the Map of Puerto Rico

Town Information

Manatí (/m??n??'ti?/) is a municipality of Puerto Rico in the northern coast, north of Morovis and Ciales; east of Florida and Barceloneta; and west of Vega Baja. Manatí is spread over 8 wards and Manatí Pueblo

Town History

Manatí was founded in 1738 by Don Pedro Menendez Valdes. It is named after a sea mammal, the manatee (which are also known as sea cows).

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