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Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico

(HWAH-nah DEE ahz)

Juana Díaz is known as "La Ciudad del Mabí" (mab city) and "La Ciudad de los Reyes y los Poetas" (city of kings and poets). Juana Díaz was founded in 1798. The civil government of this territory was established in April 25, 1798.

Juana Díaz is located in the southern coast of the island, south of Villalba; east of Ponce; and west of Coamo and Santa Isabel. Several rivers run through the Juana Díaz territory, among them: Jacaguas, Descalabrado, Inabón, Guayo and Cañas.

Juana Díaz produces sugar cane and beige marble--one of the finest marbles in the world.

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

  • Luís Llorens Torres
  • Arturo Gomez Costa
  • Emilia Villaronga de Armstrong
  • Soledad Llorens Torres
  • Tomas Carrion Maduro
  • Maria Braschi
  • Lic. Herminia Torres Garcia
  • Luis Felipe de Jesus
  • Cesareo Rosa-Nieves
  • Jose A. Romeu
  • Pedro Antornio Ocasio Bermudez
  • Herminuo Mercado
  • Jose Chen Izquierdo
  • Eladio Vega
  • Ramon Tristani, Jr.
  • Victor Cotto

Juana Diaz is made up of 13 barrios (wards/districts):

  • Amuelas
  • Callabo
  • Capitanejo
  • Cintrona
  • Collores
  • Guayabal
  • Jacaguas
  • Lomas
  • Pueblo
  • Río Cañas Abajo,
  • Río Cañas Arriba
  • Sabana Llana
  • Tijeras


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Juana Diaz Flag Juana Diaz's Coat of Arms

Anthem: Juanadinos, alcemos las voces...


There are 25 public schools in Juana Diaz, education is handled by the Puerto Rico Department of Education. Juana Diaz is also home of 1 colleges and universities.


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