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Welcome to the town of

JUANA DIAZ , Puerto Rico
People are know as
Juanadinos
Patron:
San Ramón Nonato

The town of JUANA DIAZ in Puerto Rico was founded in 1798 .
Estimated population as of 2006 is 52,770 .
The zipcode is 00795

Housing units : 16490
Area in square miles
Total area
107.04
Water area
46.75
Land area
60.29
Density per square mile of land area
Population
838.1
Housing units
273.5

 

The Wards (Barrios) are:

Amuelas, Callabo, Capitanejo, Cintrona, Collores, Guayabal, Jacaguas, Lomas, Río Cañas Abajo, Río Cañas Arriba, Sabana Llana y Tijeras.

Location of JUANA DIAZ in the Map of Puerto Rico

Town Information

Juana Díaz is a municipality of Puerto Rico located in the southern coast of the island, south of Jayuya, Ciales, Orocovis and Villalba; east of Ponce; and west of Coamo and Santa Isabel and the Caribbean Sea to the south. Juana Díaz is spread over 12 wards and Juana Diaz Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city). Juana Diaz is known as "La Ciudad del Mabí" (Mabí City) - Mabí is a delicious, refreshing fermented Taíno beverage made out from the bark of the mabi tree Colubrina elliptica (L'Her.) Brongn.

Town History

Juana Díaz was founded in 1798. The civil government of this territory was established in April 25, 1798. [edit] Flag The flag of Juana Díaz is rectangular in shape, formed by two triangles whose hypotenuse extends from the upper left corner to the lower right corner. The upper triangle is white, the symbol of silver and the lower triangle is yellow or gold. At its center is the coat of arms of Juana Díaz in its natural colors. [edit] Coat of Arms The Mountains - Thirteen mountains symbolizing each one of the thirteen districts of Juana Díaz. The sun has thirteen rays, each representing one of the districts of Juana Diaz. The Woman - Represents the name of the woman who gave origin to the town, Doña Juana Díaz. The Indian - Represents the natives who were settlers of the village at the arrival of the conquering whites. The Indian represents Chief Jacaquax; in whose honor our river is named and The Harp and The Pen - The harp represents our music and the pen in the inkpot, the verse, poetry.

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