Moca is known as "La Ciudad del Mundillo" (bobbin lace capital). Moca was founded in June 22, 1772 by José de Quiñones.

Moca is located in the northwest region of the island, north of Añasco; southeast of Aguadilla; east of Aguada; and west of Isabela and San Sebastián.

Iglesia San Juan Nepomuceno
(Photo: Manuel Santiago)

There are many well-known "mocanos", among them:

  • Antonio Caban Vale, "El Topo", folklore singer
  • Enrique A. Laguerre Vélez, writer and educator

Moca is made up of 17 barrios (wards/districts):

  • Aceitunas
  • Capá
  • Cerro Gordo
  • Cruz
  • Cuchillas
  • Marías
  • Naranjo
  • Plata
  • Pueblo
  • Rocha
  • Voladoras

Things to See and Do In Moca

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

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Moca Flag

Anthem: Doce barrios, doce estrellas...


There are 17 public schools in Moca, education is handled by the Puerto Rico Department of Education.


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Did You Know?

The zip code 00601 is the lowest assigned to any geographic place in the United States or its territories and belongs to Adjuntas, Puerto Rico.