Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

related topics
{city, large, area}
{album, band, music}
{city, population, household}
{land, century, early}
{area, community, home}
{island, water, area}
{son, year, death}
{school, student, university}
{film, series, show}
{church, century, christian}
{service, military, aircraft}
{area, part, region}
{game, team, player}
{food, make, wine}
{day, year, event}
{black, white, people}
{line, north, south}
{company, market, business}
{style, bgcolor, rowspan}
{town, population, incorporate}
{mi², represent, 1st}
{math, energy, light}

Mayagüez (Spanish pronunciation: [maʝaˈɣweθ]) is the eighth-largest[4] municipality of Puerto Rico. Originally founded as "Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria" it is also known as "La Sultana del Oeste" (The Sultaness of the West), "Ciudad de las Aguas Puras" (City of Pure Waters), or "Ciudad del Mangó" (City of the Mango), on April 6, 1894 the Spanish crown gave it the formal title of "Excelente ciudad de Mayagüez"[5][6], Mayagüez is located in the center of the western coast on the island of Puerto Rico. It is both a principal city of the Mayagüez Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Mayagüez–San Germán–Cabo Rojo Combined Statistical Area.

Contents

Full article ▸

related documents
Bideford
Zürich
Varna
Transport in Ireland
Groningen (city)
Erith
St Albans
Tomsk
Omdurman
Bayonne
Cambridge
Port Talbot
Kaohsiung
Yokohama
Freiburg im Breisgau
Northamptonshire
Traverse City, Michigan
Keighley
Crayford
Bedford
Ipswich
Kigali
London Borough of Havering
Addis Ababa
Ludlow
Xiamen
Hamilton, Ontario
Sopot
Doha
Slough