Naranjito

(nah-rahn-HEE-to)

Naranjito is known as "La Ciudad de los Colores" (the town of colors). Naranjito was founded on December 3, 1824 by Braulio Morales. Derives its name from the large quantity of orange trees ("naranjas") grown in the town.

Naranjito is located in the central region of the island, south of Toa Alta; north of Barranquitas and Comerío; east of Corozal; and west of Bayamón.


Lago La Plata (Photo: Mayra Figueroa)

Naranjito is made up of 8 barrios (wards/districts):

  • Achiote
  • Anones
  • Cedro Abajo
  • Cedro Arriba
  • Guadiana
  • Lomas
  • Nuevo
  • Pueblo

Things to See and Do In Naranjito

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

Where to Eat?

Festivals and Events

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Symbols

Naranjito Flag

Anthem: Naranjito es mi hogar predilecto...

Education

There are 14 public schools in Naranjito, education is handled by the Puerto Rico Department of Education.

Climate

10 Day Forecast

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Did You Know?

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