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Puerto Rico - Camuy

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Camuy, Puerto Rico



Location of Camuy

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It is said that Camuy derives its name from a word used by the Indians "camuy", which means sun, at the same time others think that it was the name that the Indians gave to the river that crossed this region. The following are some facts about Camuy.



Land Area: 120 sq km (46 sq mi)
Water Area: 15.49 sq mi
Population: 35,244
Density: 296.1 per sq km (766.1 per sq mi)
Housing Units: 12,520
Housing Density: 269.7
Per Capita Income: $6,380
Source: 2000 Census


Land Marks and Places of Interest 

  • Hacienda Morell
  • Peñon Brussi Beach
  • Peñon Amador Beach (Home of the Flamingo)
  • La Cueva de Camuy - Cristina Rosario
  • Paseo Tablado del Rio Camuy, or Rio Camuy Boardwalk
  • Iglesia de Piedra
  • Camuy History Museum

Festivals and Events

  • Velorio Tres Reyes Magos or Three Kings Celebration - January
  • Mondongo Festival - February
  • Camuy Carnival - February
  • Balseada del Rio Camuy - March
  • Patron Festivities San José - May
  • Peñon Brussi Beach Festival - July
  • Cultural Fair - September
  • testing





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