to the town of
COROZAL , Puerto Rico
People are know as
La Sagrada Familia
The town of COROZAL in Puerto Rico was founded in 1795
Housing units : 12386
Estimated population as of 2006 is 38,625
The zipcode is 00783
|Area in square miles
|Density per square mile of land area
The Wards (Barrios) are:
Abras, Cibuco, Cuchillas, Dos Bocas, Maná, Negros, Padilla, Palmarejo, Palmarito y Palos Blancos
Location of COROZAL
in the Map of Puerto Rico
Corozal (ko-ro-ZAHL) is a municipality (municipio) of Puerto Rico located in the central-eastern region, north of Orocovis and Barranquitas; south Vega Alta; southwest of Toa Alta; east of Morovis and Orocovis; and west of Naranjito. Corozal is spread over 12 wards and Corozal Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city).
The city name is derived from the "palma de corozo" (grugru palm, Acrocomia media) which abounds in the central zone of the Island.
Corozal was founded in 1795 and officially became a town in 1804. Commonly known as La Cuna del Volibol or Volleyball's Crib. It takes its name from the "palma de corozo" (Acrocomia media). Its population as of the 2000 census was 36,867, and it has a land area of 110.3 km².
Consists of three horizontal stripes of equal width, yellow the top, green the middle and blue the bottom, and in some instances the middle stripe could have embroidered or printed the Coat Of Arms
 Coat of Arms
On a gold background three Corozo Palms, with clusters in their original color, planted on a green landscape and in front of a mountain range. At the bottom, blue and silver water waves sprinkled with gold nuggets. The three towercrown is gold with black stones.
Reference: Wikipedia.org / census.gov / mapquest.com