Mayagüez

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Mayagüez

- It was founded in 1760.-Mayagüez means "place of water". -The initiator of its foundation was Don Faustino Matos.

Typical Foods

The flag of Mayagüez contains a red cross that symbolizes Christianity and four flames. The background is dark green symbolizes the woods area where Christopher Colombus used to keep his weapons.

- Rice with chicken-Beef stew and stewed beans-Street style chicken skewers(pinchos)*Mayagüez is also very known for its mangos. Mayagüez has over thirty species of mangos from India. The most common mangos are the Mayagüezano, Mangotino and the Largo.

History

-Christopher Columbus Town Square -Mayagüez Zoo

Places

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Mayagüez

Map & Distance

The shield conatins a ship that is considered to be passing by the river in Mayagüez which is bordered by palm trees on both sides of it.

Festivals &Events

-Fiestas Patronales Virgen de la Candelaria: a patron saint festival celebrated every year in February. They include dances, food, parades and religious processions. -Five Days With Our Land Fair: annual fair featuring agricultural product exhibits. (March)


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