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|Comerío, Puerto Rico|
|Nickname(s): "La Perla de Plata", "Pueblo de los Guabaleros"|
|Anthem: "Con alma henchida de amor y ensueño"|
Location of Comerío in Puerto Rico
|Founded||June 12, 1826|
|• Mayor||Hon. José A. "Josian" Santiago Rivera (PPD)|
|• Senatorial dist.||6 - Guayama|
|• Representative dist.||29|
|• Total||28.24 sq mi (73.13 km2)|
|• Land||28 sq mi (73 km2)|
|• Water||0.05 sq mi (.13 km2)|
|• Density||740/sq mi (280/km2)|
|Time zone||AST (UTC-4)|
|Area code||+1 (spec. +1-787 and +1-939)|
Comerío (Spanish pronunciation: [komeˈɾi.o]) is a municipality of Puerto Rico located in the center-eastern region of island, north of Aibonito; south of Naranjito and Bayamón; east of Barranquitas; and west of Cidra and Aguas Buenas. Comerío is spread over 7 wards and Comerío Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city). It is part of the San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Comerío was founded on June 12, 1826. Originally named "Sabana del Palmar", but later changed to Comerío, named after a local Indian chief Comerio.
First Methodist Church of Comerío was founded in 1904.
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All municipalities in Puerto Rico are administered by a mayor, elected every four years. The current mayor of Comerío is José A. Santiago, of the Popular Democratic Party (PPD). He was elected at the 2000 general elections.
Quartered in cross, of green and white, and superimposed the right superior quarter is an anchored yellow cross.
Public bus from Bayamon to Comerio at Centro de Estacionamiento de Bayamon is the main public transportation for tourist but is recommended to travel by rental.
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