Las Marias

(lahs mah-REE-yahs)

Las Marías is known as "La Ciudad de los Cítricos" (citric city). Las Marías was founded in 1871 by Benito Recio.

Las Marías is located north of Maricao; northeast of Añasco; south of San Sebastián; east of Mayagüez; and west of Lares.

Las Marias is made up of 14 barrios (wards/districts):

  • Anones
  • Bucarabones
  • Buenavista
  • Cerrote
  • Espino
  • Furnias
  • Maravilla Este
  • Maravilla Norte
  • Maravilla Sur
  • Naranjales
  • Palma Escrita
  • Pueblo
  • Purísima Concepción
  • Río Cañas

Things to See and Do Las Marias

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

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Festivals and Events

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Las Marias Flag

Anthem: Por tus montes y tus aguas cristalinas...


There are 10 public schools in Las Marias, education is handled by the Puerto Rico Department of Education.


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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.