Juncos

(HOON-kos)

Juncos is known as "Los Mulos del Valenciano". Juncos was founded on August 3, 1792.

Juncos is located in the eastern central region of the island, south of Canóvanas and Carolina; southeast of Gurabo; east of San Lorenzo; and west of Las Piedras. Its rivers are: Gurabo and Valenciano.


Juncos (Photo: David Galan)

The surrounding area produces sugar cane, coffee, fruits, and tobacco.

There are many well-known "junqueños", among them: Clemente Pereda.

Juncos is made up of 10 barrios (wards/districts):

  • Caimito
  • Ceiba Norte
  • Ceiba Sur
  • Gurabo Abajo
  • Gurabo Arriba
  • Lirios
  • Mamey
  • Pueblo
  • Valenciano Abajo
  • Valenciano Arriba

Things to See and Do In Juncos

Want to know what to see and do in Juncos? Discover few ideas for exploring and enjoying the city.

Where to Eat?

Festivals and Events

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Symbols

Junco's Flag

Anthem: Juncos Mi Bello Pars

Education

There are 15 public schools in Juncos, education is handled by the Puerto Rico Department of Education.

Climate

10 Day Forecast

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Did You Know?

Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States, therefore U.S. citizens do not need a passport and can travel freely in and out of the island without going through immigration or customs.