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Published: 2017/01/23
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De Paso por Comerío / Best Quality / Puerto Rico / Phantom 3 Pro
De Paso por Comerío / Best Quality / Puerto Rico / Phantom 3 Pro
Published: 2016/02/28
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El Salto de Comerío, Puerto Rico
El Salto de Comerío, Puerto Rico
Published: 2016/03/28
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Comerio Centro a la Represa de Comerio,Puerto Rico
Comerio Centro a la Represa de Comerio,Puerto Rico
Published: 2017/01/23
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Comerío Puerto Rico......
Comerío Puerto Rico......
Published: 2016/09/12
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Comerio a Naranjito,Puerto Rico
Comerio a Naranjito,Puerto Rico
Published: 2017/01/23
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TURISMO TV, COMERIO, PUERTO RICO, 15 DE ABRIL DE 2014
Published: 2014/04/16
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Area Recreativa Media Luna en Comerio, Puerto Rico
Area Recreativa Media Luna en Comerio, Puerto Rico
Published: 2013/05/05
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Comerio Represa Part 1.mov
Comerio Represa Part 1.mov
Published: 2009/11/06
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Comerío, Puerto Rico
Comerío, Puerto Rico
Published: 2015/01/22
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Hotel Media Luna, Comerío, Puerto Rico
Hotel Media Luna, Comerío, Puerto Rico
Published: 2013/05/13
Channel: José Luis Colón
La Octava Maravilla de Comerío, Puerto Rico - Aventura en El Salto Del Cristo
La Octava Maravilla de Comerío, Puerto Rico - Aventura en El Salto Del Cristo
Published: 2015/04/06
Channel: Esto es Comerio!!!
Aventura en las Cuevas de la Mora - Comerío, Puerto Rico
Aventura en las Cuevas de la Mora - Comerío, Puerto Rico
Published: 2014/08/03
Channel: Esto es Comerio!!!
Represa 1 en el Río La Plata, Comerío, Puerto Rico
Represa 1 en el Río La Plata, Comerío, Puerto Rico
Published: 2015/12/14
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1990 comerio puerto rico
Published: 2015/07/04
Channel: Lucas Ayala
Comerío un pueblo de A - Reportaje de Efren Arroyo
Comerío un pueblo de A - Reportaje de Efren Arroyo
Published: 2012/04/09
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Dia Nacional Del Rotativo,comerio Puerto Rico
Dia Nacional Del Rotativo,comerio Puerto Rico
Published: 2015/06/29
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Charco Las Pailas de Comerío, Puerto Rico
Charco Las Pailas de Comerío, Puerto Rico
Published: 2016/03/27
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Aventura en las Cuevas de la Mora - El Pasillo del Diablo - Comerío, Puerto Rico
Aventura en las Cuevas de la Mora - El Pasillo del Diablo - Comerío, Puerto Rico
Published: 2016/09/08
Channel: Esto es Comerio!!!
Vistas Aéreas - Comerío, PR
Vistas Aéreas - Comerío, PR
Published: 2016/04/28
Channel: Armando Rivera
PUERTO RICO DOWNHILL COMERIO
PUERTO RICO DOWNHILL COMERIO
Published: 2017/02/18
Channel: TBO
Extreme Drone PR- Truck Show en Comerío
Extreme Drone PR- Truck Show en Comerío
Published: 2017/02/03
Channel: Extreme Drone PR
Bloopers de nuestras aventuras en Comerío, Puerto Rico
Bloopers de nuestras aventuras en Comerío, Puerto Rico
Published: 2015/02/18
Channel: Esto es Comerio!!!
DE PASADITA por COMERIO
DE PASADITA por COMERIO
Published: 2017/06/10
Channel: Puerto Rico Desde el Aire
Comerio Puerto Rico -- Pequeño Trovador  Fabian Santiago -- (Orgullo Boricua) 2016
Comerio Puerto Rico -- Pequeño Trovador Fabian Santiago -- (Orgullo Boricua) 2016
Published: 2016/10/21
Channel: Tu Musica Jibara
Dia Del Rotativo,comerio puerto rico
Dia Del Rotativo,comerio puerto rico
Published: 2015/06/29
Channel: felix biombo
En Mi Pueblo Comerio P.R. Montaña En Flor
En Mi Pueblo Comerio P.R. Montaña En Flor
Published: 2013/12/30
Channel: Rafael Fontanez
EL ULTIMO VIAJE DE DON JAIME BERRIOS COMERIO PUERTO RICO
EL ULTIMO VIAJE DE DON JAIME BERRIOS COMERIO PUERTO RICO
Published: 2015/04/07
Channel: mundodieseltv.com
Ruteando Mi Isla: Charco Las Pailas, Comerío
Ruteando Mi Isla: Charco Las Pailas, Comerío
Published: 2016/08/26
Channel: Ruteando Mi Isla
Ruteando Mi Isla: Antigua Hidroeléctrica, Comerío
Ruteando Mi Isla: Antigua Hidroeléctrica, Comerío
Published: 2017/01/27
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Comerio, Puerto Rico Raw Run, Cody Lux-----Filmed: William Royce
Published: 2014/02/21
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Puerto Rico By Frames Comerio
Published: 2016/05/15
Channel: xron0ss12
CUATRO PUERTORRIQUEñO - COMERIO  PUERTO RICO
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Published: 2017/05/18
Channel: miguel
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Published: 2017/07/24
Channel: Hector Enrique Juan River
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Siete Maravillas de Comerío
Published: 2015/08/24
Channel: Municipio Comerío
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Pequeños Trovadores -- Fabian Santiago y Iralix desde Comerio Puerto Rico
Published: 2016/10/21
Channel: Tu Musica Jibara
Camino a Comerio Puerto Rico 2013
Camino a Comerio Puerto Rico 2013
Published: 2013/12/17
Channel: miguel
Tito Rojas, Fiestas Patronales de Comerio, PR, 2010
Tito Rojas, Fiestas Patronales de Comerio, PR, 2010
Published: 2016/04/04
Channel: Martin Perez
Salto Del Cristo - Comerío, Puerto Rico
Salto Del Cristo - Comerío, Puerto Rico
Published: 2014/02/14
Channel: Esto es Comerio!!!
ATV en Puerto Rico Fourtrack, Hacienda Finca Grande, Comerio P.R Pt 2 (Fango en Puerto Rico)
ATV en Puerto Rico Fourtrack, Hacienda Finca Grande, Comerio P.R Pt 2 (Fango en Puerto Rico)
Published: 2016/06/23
Channel: Eric Garcia
Papo Cocote en las fiestas patronales de Comerio, Puerto Rico, 2009
Papo Cocote en las fiestas patronales de Comerio, Puerto Rico, 2009
Published: 2016/08/23
Channel: Martin Perez
Los TROVADORES de comerio Puerto Rico
Los TROVADORES de comerio Puerto Rico
Published: 2015/02/09
Channel: Osvaldo Hernandez
Comerio de la Termoelectrica a la Represa El Salto
Comerio de la Termoelectrica a la Represa El Salto
Published: 2013/06/04
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Comerio,Puerto Rico
Comerio,Puerto Rico
Published: 2015/08/04
Channel: Lemuel Aguayo
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Pasadita por el Túnel de la Represa Comerio...
Published: 2017/06/12
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Published: 2007/10/28
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Papo Cocote y su Nuevo Montuno - Z93 Comerio, Puerto Rico
Published: 2016/03/28
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Published: 2014/07/01
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Ruteando Mi Isla: Tetitas de Cielo, Comerío, Puerto Rico
Ruteando Mi Isla: Tetitas de Cielo, Comerío, Puerto Rico
Published: 2016/04/22
Channel: Ruteando Mi Isla
Servicio evangelístico en la Plaza de Comerío, Puerto Rico 4.wmv
Servicio evangelístico en la Plaza de Comerío, Puerto Rico 4.wmv
Published: 2009/12/13
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Comerío, Puerto Rico
Municipality
Flag of Comerío, Puerto Rico
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Nickname(s): "La Perla de Plata", "Pueblo de los Guabaleros"
Anthem: "Con alma henchida de amor y ensueño"
Location of Comerío in Puerto Rico
Location of Comerío in Puerto Rico
Coordinates: 18°13′05″N 66°13′34″W / 18.21806°N 66.22611°W / 18.21806; -66.22611Coordinates: 18°13′05″N 66°13′34″W / 18.21806°N 66.22611°W / 18.21806; -66.22611
Country United States
Territory Puerto Rico
Founded June 12, 1826
Government
 • Mayor Hon. José A. "Josian" Santiago Rivera (PPD)
 • Senatorial dist. 6 - Guayama
 • Representative dist. 29
Area
 • Total 28.24 sq mi (73.13 km2)
 • Land 28 sq mi (73 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (.13 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 20,778
 • Density 740/sq mi (280/km2)
Demonym(s) Comerieños
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
Zip code 00782
Area code +1 (spec. +1-787 and +1-939)
Website http://www.comerio.gobierno.pr

Comerío (Spanish pronunciation: [komeˈɾi.o]) is a municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.) 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.

History[edit]

Comerío was founded on June 12, 1826. Originally named "Sabana del Palmar", but later changed to Comerío, named after a local Indian chief Comerio.

Geography[edit]

Rivers are: Río Las Pailas, Río de la Plata and Río Hondo.(Hoya La Ajakana) (Rio Las Monjas) Rio Hondo La Canoa (Rio El Negro La Vuelta Del Dos)

Cityscape[edit]

Barrios[edit]

  • Cedrito "La Prieta"
  • Cejas
  • Comerío Pueblo
  • Doña Elena
  • Naranjo
  • Palomas
  • Piñas
  • Río Hondo
  • Vega Redonda[1]

Tourism[edit]

Landmarks and places of interest[edit]

  • La Tiza Peak
  • La Mora Caves
  • La Plata River
  • Las Pailas
  • Los Pilones
  • Media Luna Recreation Park
  • Tobacco Warehouse
  • Town Square
  • El Salto Hydroelectric Dams 1 and 2

Economy[edit]

Agriculture[edit]

  • Tobacco (not as predominant lately). Comerío was known as "El Pueblo del Tabaco" (Tobacco Town), and its original flag had a tobacco plant in its center.[2]

Culture[edit]

Festivals and events[edit]

  • Spring Carnival - April
  • La Mora Cave Festival - June 1,2,3
  • Jíbaro Festival - June
  • El Jobo Festival - July
  • Patron Festivities - August
  • San Andrés Apóstol Festivities - November
  • El Seco Marathon - December
  • Christmas Fantasy - December

Religion[edit]

First Methodist Church of Comerío was founded in 1904.

Demographics[edit]

Government[edit]

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.

The city belongs to the Puerto Rico Senatorial district VI, which is represented by two Senators. In 2012, Miguel Pereira Castillo and Angel M. Rodríguez were elected as District Senators.[3]

Symbols[edit]

Flag[edit]

Quartered in cross, of green and white, and superimposed the right superior quarter is an anchored yellow cross.

Coat of Arms[edit]

Pending

Transportation[edit]

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.

Notable "Comerieños "[edit]

  • Celestino J. Pérez - Pharmacist, lawyer and elected legislator
  • Claudio Torres - Composer
  • Juana Colón (1886–1967) - Founder of the Socialist Party in Comerío
  • Manuel A. Pérez (1890–1951) - Professor
  • María Arroyo - Teacher, President of the Teachers Association and Senator
  • Enrique Pérez Santiago - secretary of health
  • Arturo Perez, Mayor of Comerio elected by Partido Liberal. Cousin of Celestino Perez, Manuel A. Perez.

Further reading[edit]

  • Levy, Teresita A. (2007). The History of Tobacco Cultivation in Puerto Rico, 1899--1940. ProQuest. ISBN 9780549267843. 

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Governmental websites

Informational/cultural

Private, non-profit website


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