Tag: yauco

  • Yauco

    In 1755 Fernando Pacheco approached the Crown for permission to establish a town in the southeastern region that was known as Coayuco. This area had been inhabited by indigenous tribes for many years - long before Juan Ponce de Leon invaded the island of Puerto Rico in the year 1508. On 29 February 1756 permission was granted for the establishment of the town and Yauco was founded. Some ...

  • Sabana Grande

    The town of Sabana Grande is a naturally beautiful destination in Puerto Rico. It covers an area of approximately 96 square kilometers and has an estimated population of 25 000 residents. Sabana Grande is located near the towns and cities of San German, Lajas, Guanica, Yauco and Guanica. Within the town are seven districts, namely Machuchal, La Torre, Rincon, Susua, Rayo Plata, Tabonuco and ...