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Welcome to the town of

LAS PIEDRAS , Puerto Rico
People are know as
Pedreños or Pedrences
Patron:
La Inmaculada Concepción María

The town of LAS PIEDRAS in Puerto Rico was founded in 1801 .
Estimated population as of 2006 is 38,631 .
The zipcode is 00771

Housing units : 12421
Area in square miles
Total area
33.89
Water area
0
Land area
33.88
Density per square mile of land area
Population
1,017.70
Housing units
366.6

 

The Wards (Barrios) are:

Boquerón, Ceiba, Colleres, El Río, Montones, Tejas, Quebrada Arenas.

Location of LAS PIEDRAS in the Map of Puerto Rico

Town Information

Las Piedras (lahs pee-EH-drahs) is a municipality in east Puerto Rico located in the center region of the island, north of Yabucoa; south of Canóvanas and Río Grande; east of Juncos and San Lorenzo; and west of Naguabo and Humacao. Las Piedras is spread over 7 wards and Las Piedras Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city). Las Piedras, being a colorful town, has many natural attractions such as "La Cueva del Indio" which is a place that has original Indian playgrounds, caves and paintings that denote some characteristics of the ancient island's natives. Las Piedras is located about 45 minutes from San Juan, Puerto Rico's capital and 5 minutes from Palmas del Mar, Humacao which is one of the biggest resorts in the Caribbean.

Town History

Las Piedras was founded in 1773. [edit] Flag The flag of Las Piedras is formed by three horizontal strips of equal width, the superior (top) white, green the center and blue the inferior (bottom) one. In the center in yellow color resides the Taíno sun of the shield. [edit] Coat of Arms In a silver field resides a blue monogram of the Holy Virgin, topped by a blue crown. Seven silver stones border the silver field and at the tip of the shield resides the Taíno sun in gold denominated as the "Sun of Las Piedras".

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