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Welcome to the town of

COROZAL , Puerto Rico
People are know as
Corozaleños
Patron:
La Sagrada Familia

The town of COROZAL in Puerto Rico was founded in 1795 .
Estimated population as of 2006 is 38,625 .
The zipcode is 00783

Housing units : 12386
Area in square miles
Total area
42.59
Water area
0
Land area
42.59
Density per square mile of land area
Population
865.7
Housing units
290.8

 

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

Town Information

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.

Town History

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. [edit] Flag 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 [edit] 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.

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