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Welcome to the town of

Juncos , Puerto Rico
People are know as
Junqueños
Patron:
La Inmaculada Concepción de María

The town of Juncos in Puerto Rico was founded in 1797 .
Estimated population as of 2006 is 40,129 .
The zipcode is 00777

Housing units : 13064
Area in square miles
Total area
26.6
Water area
0.01
Land area
26.59
Density per square mile of land area
Population
1,371.10
Housing units
491.4

 

The Wards (Barrios) are:

Caimito, Ceiba Norte, Ceiba Sur, Gurabo Abajo, Gurabo Arriba, Lirios, Mamey, Valenciano Abajo Y Valenciano Arriba.

Location of Juncos in the Map of Puerto Rico

Town Information

Juncos is one of the 78 municipalities of Puerto Rico located in the eastern central region of the island, south of Canóvanas and Carolina; southeast of Gurabo; east of San Lorenzo; and west of Las Piedras. Juncos is spread over 9 wards and Juncos Pueblo

Town History

Juncos was founded by the Tomás Pizarro's request on August 2, 1797. [edit] Flag On a gold field, blue stripes are in the lower half representing the Valenciano River. Centered between the field and above the stripes appear the reeds as they appear in the shield: yellow, blue, green and red. [edit] Coat of Arms Divided into four quarters the shield presents upper left and lower right vertical stripes gold (or yellow) and gules (red) in reference to the region of Valencia, Spain, and to its denomination as "Town of Valencia".

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