Orocovis

(o-ro-KO-vis)

Orocovis is known as "El Pueblo Corazón" (heart town). Orocovis was founded in 1825 by Juan Rivera de Santiago. Derives its name from a local Indian Chief Orocovix (Orocobix).

Orocovis is located in the Central Mountain Range, north of Villalba and Coamo; south of Morovis and Corozal; southeast of Ciales; east of Jayuya; and west of Barranquitas.

Orocovis is made up of 16 barrios (wards/districts):

  • Ala de Piedra
  • Barros
  • Bauta Abajo
  • Bauta Arriba
  • Bermejales
  • Botijas
  • Cacaos
  • Collores
  • Damián Arriba
  • Gato
  • Mata de Caña
  • Orocovis
  • Pellejas
  • Pueblo
  • Sabana
  • Saltos

Things to See and Do In Orocovis

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

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Festivals and Events

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Symbols

Orocovis Flag

Anthem: Mi patria es una bella isla...

Education

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

Climate

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Did You Know?

There are more Puerto Ricans living in the rest of the United States than in the island of Puerto Rico itself.