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.
|Land Area:||73 sq km (27.7 sq mi)|
|Water Area:||0.54 sq mi|
|Density:||406.9 per sq km (1,072.5 per sq mi)|
|Per Capita Income:||$5,634|
|Source: 2000 Census|
|Hymn:||Naranjito es mi hogar predilecto...|
|Wards:||Achiote, Anones, Cedro Abajo, Cedro Arriba, Guadiana, Lomas, Nuevo and Pueblo.|
|Driving Distance:||26.9 miles *|
|Driving Time:||55 minutes *|
Festivals and Events
- Festival de Arte y Cultura de San Antonio - June
- Festival San Antonio - June
- Fiestas Patronales de San Miguel Arcangel - September
Quick Links* The distance was calculated from San Juan.
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