Sabana Grande

(sah-BAH-nah GRAHN-de)

Sabana Grande is known as La Ciudad de los Petateros and El Pueblo de los Prodigios (town of prodigies). Sabana Grande was founded in 1813 by Pedro de Acosta.

Sabana Grande (Photo: Jose L. Capre)

Sabana Grande is located north of Lajas and Guánica; south of Maricao; east of San Germán; and west of Yauco. The annual precipitation is approximately 560 inches and the average temperature is 75F.

The surrounding areas produces sugar cane.

There are many well-known sabaneños, among them:

  • Augusto Malaret
  • Manuel Quevedo Baez
  • Fidel Velez,
  • Domingo Rosado
  • Triburcio de la Espada
  • Angel M. Saavedra
  • Adalberto Rodriguez

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

  • Machuchal
  • Pueblo
  • Rayo
  • Rincón
  • Santana
  • Susúa
  • Tabonuco
  • La Torre

Things to See and Do In Sabana Grande

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

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Festivals and Events

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Sabana Grande Flag Sabana Grande Coat of Arms

Anthem: Sabana Grande, ciudad petatera...


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


10 Day Forecast

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Did You Know?

Juan Mari Bras the world's only Puerto Rican citizen.