Caguas

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Caguas
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Eik-name(s): 
"La Ciudad del Turabo" (Turabo Valley), "La Ciudad Criolla" (Creole Ceety)
Anthem: "Caguas"
Location o Caguas in Puerto Rico
Location o Caguas in Puerto Rico
Coordinates: 18°13′53″N 66°2′22″W / 18.23139°N 66.03944°W / 18.23139; -66.03944
KintraUnitit States
TerritoryPuerto Rico
Foondit1 Januar 1775
Govrenment
 • MayorWilliam Miranda Torres (PPD)
 • Senatorial dist.7
 • Representative dist.31,32
Area
 • Total153.00 km2 (59.07 sq mi)
 • Land151.97 km2 (58.68 sq mi)
 • Water1.03 km2 (0.40 sq mi)
Elevation
643 m (2,110 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Tot142,893
 • Density930/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cagüeños
Ethnicity
 • White84.5%
 • Black0.3%
 • American Indie/AN0.1%
 • Asie0.0%
 • Native Hawaiian/PI6.2%
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
Zip code
00725, 00726, 00727
Wabsteidcaguas.gov.pr

Caguas (Spaingie pronunciation: [ˈkaɣwas]), foondit in 1775, is a ceety an municipality o Puerto Rico locatit in the Central Muntain Range o Puerto Rico, sooth o San Juan an Trujillo Alto, wast o Gurabo an San Lorenzo, east o Aguas Buenas, Cidra, an Cayey.

Caguas is locatit 20 miles (32 km) (twinty minutes tae an oor bi caur) frae San Juan an 40 miles (64 km) (an hour and a half by car) frae Ponce. It is kent as El Valle del Turabo (Turabo Valley) or La Ciudad Criolla (The Creole Ceety) an its name oreeginates frae the Taíno cacique Caguax. Caguas is baith a principal ceety o the San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo Metropolitan Statistical Aurie an the San Juan-Caguas-Fajardo Combined Statistical Aurie.

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