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Morovis, Puerto Rico


Morovis is known as "La Isla Menos Morovis" (the island except Morovis). Morovis was founded in 1818 by Juan Evangelista Rivera and Juan José de Torres.

Morovis is located in the central region of the island, north of Orocovis; south of Manatí, Vega Baja, and Vega Alta; east of Ciales; and west of Corozal.

Monolíticos (Photo: Libby de Vera)

There are many well-known "moroveños", among them: Baltasar Corrada.

Morovis is made up of 14 barrios (wards/districts):

  • Barahona
  • Cuchillas
  • Franquez
  • Monte Llano
  • Morovis Norte
  • Morovis Sur
  • Pasto
  • Perchas
  • Pueblo
  • Río Grande
  • San Lorenzo
  • Torrecillas
  • Unibón
  • Vaga


  • Casa Bavaria Restaurant (Puerto Rican), (787) 862-7818
  • Don Juan Seafood Restaurant (Sea Food), (787) 862-2773
  • El Fogon de Amalia (Puerto Rican), (787) 862-6222
  • Restaurant La Colina (Puerto Rican), (787) 862-4856

Festivals and Events

  • Dia de los Inocentes - December
  • Festival del Cuatro - July
  • Fiestas Patronales de Nuestra Sra. del Carmen - July
    Every year, Morovis celebrates a patron saint festival. The festivities include dances, food, parades and religious processions. (787) 862-2155
  • Homenaje a Don Felo - May
  • La Isla Menos Central - December


Morovis Flag

Anthem: Oh Morovis, tu vives latente...


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


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Demographics *


Puerto Rico: 3,285,874

Land Area: 38.87 sq mi

Density: 788.6 per sq mi

Median Age: 39.6

Sex: 50% female

Economics **

Per capita income
Puerto Rico: $21,058

Median household income: $21,191
Puerto Rico: $21,058

Persons below poverty line: 44.5%

Housing, families and educational attainment *

Number of households
Housing units density:
318.5 (2013)

Persons per household: 3.16

High school grad or higher: 73.1%

Marital status: 38% married

* U.S. Census Bureau 2020 data, unless otherwise noted - Source: Quick Facts Puerto Rico.
** U.S. Census Bureau 2016-2020

Map References

Coordinates: 18.1144° N, 66.1681° W

Zip Code: 687

Driving Distance from San Juan: 39.1 miles

Driving Time: 1 hour, 14 minutes

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