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Chinchorreo Santa Isabel, Salinas, Guayama, Ponce Puerto Rico
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Tropical Eco Tours Mini Boats, Salinas, Puerto Rico
Tropical Eco Tours Mini Boats, Salinas, Puerto Rico
Published: 2017/07/16
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Barrio Playa Sector Coco Margarita en Salinas, Puerto Rico...
Barrio Playa Sector Coco Margarita en Salinas, Puerto Rico...
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Los encantos de mi isla: Cayo Matias, Salinas PR
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CAYO MATÍAS PLAYA DE SALINAS PUERTO RICO
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Salinas,Puerto Rico
Salinas,Puerto Rico
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Primer pase en PR para el Team Pac Performance! Salinas Speedway
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La casa de caracoles salinas puerto rico
Published: 2011/04/02
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Parques Acuaticos del Albergue OIlimpico, Salinas, P.R.
Parques Acuaticos del Albergue OIlimpico, Salinas, P.R.
Published: 2013/05/27
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Puerto Rico: Conoce a Salinas
Puerto Rico: Conoce a Salinas
Published: 2014/10/18
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Experiencia del Arbol Solitario en Salinas Puerto Rico
Experiencia del Arbol Solitario en Salinas Puerto Rico
Published: 2016/05/18
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Restaurante Ladi
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Published: 2017/01/15
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Water Board in Salinas Puerto Rico
Water Board in Salinas Puerto Rico
Published: 2017/03/08
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LA PLAYA DE SALINAS PUERTO RICO
LA PLAYA DE SALINAS PUERTO RICO
Published: 2016/03/08
Channel: WILLIAM RAMOS JR
Central Aguirre Salinas Puerto Rico
Central Aguirre Salinas Puerto Rico
Published: 2014/09/13
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Caño Matias de Salinas Puerto Rico
Caño Matias de Salinas Puerto Rico
Published: 2008/07/25
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Paseando por Antigua Central Aguirre, Salinas, Puerto Rico
Paseando por Antigua Central Aguirre, Salinas, Puerto Rico
Published: 2016/09/10
Channel: Beth Frank
Manejando de Salinas hacia Cayey,Puerto Rico
Manejando de Salinas hacia Cayey,Puerto Rico
Published: 2015/06/23
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Calle Ramon Padilla Barrio Coco Salinas Puerto Rico
Calle Ramon Padilla Barrio Coco Salinas Puerto Rico
Published: 2014/08/10
Channel: Itz Walt
Ladi
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Published: 2013/07/15
Channel: David Martin
RIP Hector Javier- El Coco De Salinas, Puerto Rico 00751
RIP Hector Javier- El Coco De Salinas, Puerto Rico 00751
Published: 2017/01/18
Channel: Yan Weynn
Salinas Puerto Rico
Salinas Puerto Rico
Published: 2017/04/21
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THE LATEST SPORTS COMPACT RACING FROM SALINAS SPEEDWAY PUERTO RICO JAN 2011
THE LATEST SPORTS COMPACT RACING FROM SALINAS SPEEDWAY PUERTO RICO JAN 2011
Published: 2011/01/23
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Guillo Rivera En El Club De La Salsa Internacional - Salinas - Puerto Rico - 15 - 03 - 2017
Guillo Rivera En El Club De La Salsa Internacional - Salinas - Puerto Rico - 15 - 03 - 2017
Published: 2017/05/03
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Salinas Mojo Culinary Fest - Salinas Puerto Rico
Salinas Mojo Culinary Fest - Salinas Puerto Rico
Published: 2017/05/06
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Se Hunde Embarcacion en Salinas P.R
Published: 2017/06/19
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Caceria de Patos 2012 - Salinas, Puerto Rico
Caceria de Patos 2012 - Salinas, Puerto Rico
Published: 2013/10/03
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Albergue Olímpico 2016 - Parque Acuático Salinas P.R., GoPro HD
Albergue Olímpico 2016 - Parque Acuático Salinas P.R., GoPro HD
Published: 2016/06/12
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Fishing@ Salinas, Puerto Rico
Fishing@ Salinas, Puerto Rico
Published: 2010/03/03
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EL GUARAGUAO 12:00 1/4 MILLA SALINAS PUERTO RICO CAMIONES TRUCK SHOW
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Published: 2012/11/22
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playa del parador de Bahia Salinas puerto Rico
playa del parador de Bahia Salinas puerto Rico
Published: 2008/07/29
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Rey Ruiz cantando "NO ME ACOSTUMBRO" en Salinas, Puerto Rico(2010)
Rey Ruiz cantando "NO ME ACOSTUMBRO" en Salinas, Puerto Rico(2010)
Published: 2011/09/25
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Caminata al Palo Solitario en Salinas, Puerto Rico con Harold Pratts
Caminata al Palo Solitario en Salinas, Puerto Rico con Harold Pratts
Published: 2017/06/05
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Salinas Windsurfing, Puerto Rico 4K
Salinas Windsurfing, Puerto Rico 4K
Published: 2017/01/08
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Driving Through:  Salinas, Puerto Rico on PR-52
Driving Through: Salinas, Puerto Rico on PR-52
Published: 2014/01/01
Channel: Beth Frank
Wheelie Oli en salinas Puerto RIco
Wheelie Oli en salinas Puerto RIco
Published: 2008/10/08
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Bahia Salinas, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
Bahia Salinas, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
Published: 2017/02/04
Channel: DroneGo
EL NEMO RACING LLEGANDO A SALINAS PUERTO RICO TRUCK SHOW
EL NEMO RACING LLEGANDO A SALINAS PUERTO RICO TRUCK SHOW
Published: 2013/04/21
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GUILLO RIVERA EN VIVO SALINAS PR
GUILLO RIVERA EN VIVO SALINAS PR
Published: 2008/01/26
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Cabalgata Salinas PR 2016
Cabalgata Salinas PR 2016
Published: 2016/01/10
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Venta de propiedad en la Extensión El Coquí en Salinas Puerto Rico
Venta de propiedad en la Extensión El Coquí en Salinas Puerto Rico
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Los Pinchos, Salinas PR 1
Los Pinchos, Salinas PR 1
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Salinas, Puerto Rico
Municipality
Flag of Salinas, Puerto Rico
Flag
Coat of arms of Salinas, Puerto Rico
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): "El Pueblo del Mojo Isleño", "Cuna del Mojito Isleño", "Los Peces Voladores", "Los Marlins"
Anthem: "Salinas"
Location of Salinas in Puerto Rico
Location of Salinas in Puerto Rico
Coordinates: 18°06′52″N 66°10′05″W / 18.11444°N 66.16806°W / 18.11444; -66.16806Coordinates: 18°06′52″N 66°10′05″W / 18.11444°N 66.16806°W / 18.11444; -66.16806
Country United States
Territory Puerto Rico
Founded July 22, 1851
Government
 • Mayor Hon. Karilyn Bonilla Colón (PPD)
 • Senatorial dist. 6 - Guayama
 • Representative dist. 30 
Area
 • Total 69.7 sq mi (180.4 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 31,078
 • Density 450/sq mi (170/km2)
 • Racial groups
(2000 Census) [1]
74.6% White
10.6% Black
0.4% American Indian/AN
0.1% Asian
0.1% Native Hawaiian/PI
9.8% Some other race
4.5% Two or more races
Demonym(s) Salinenses
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
Zip code 00751
Area code 787-537, 787-824, 787-853
Website http://www.municipiodesalinaspr.com/

Salinas (Spanish pronunciation: [saˈlinas], Salines) is a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the southern coast of the island, south of Aibonito and Cayey; southeast of Coamo, east of Santa Isabel; and west of Guayama. Salinas is spread over 7 wards and Salinas Pueblo (the downtown area and the administrative center of the city).

It has long been a fishing spot for Puerto Ricans, known for its beaches, fish variety and the birthplace of the famous "mojito isleño".

Although Salinas doesn't have any commercial airports, there is a military training area there. Camp Santiago, which is Puerto Rico National Guard training center. Army National Guard, Air National Guard, State Guard, U.S. Army ROTC, U.S. Army Reserve & the U.S. Army conduct military training at Camp Santiago.

Salinas is also home to Miss Universe 2006, Zuleyka Rivera and to the former World Boxing Association Welterweight champion of the world, Angel Espada.

History[edit]

Salinas was founded in July 22, 1841 by Don Agustín Colón Pacheco as Mayor, Don Jose Maria Cadavedo as Sargent of Arms, Don Juan Colon as Captain of the Civil Guard and five hacendados which were Don Antonio Semidey, Don Antonio Morelli, Don Francisco Secola, Don Julio Delannoy and Don Jose Antonio Torres.

Geography[edit]

Cityscape[edit]

Barrios[edit]

  • Aguirre (Aguirre Central, Coquí,San Felipe, Las Mareas,Playita)
  • Lapa (Monte Grande, Coco,Parcelas Vazquez, Naranjo,Vertedero, Sabana Llana)
  • Palmas
  • Quebrada Yeguas (Bo. Plena)
  • Río Jueyes (Las 80,Playa)
  • Salinas Pueblo (Pueblo)

Economy[edit]

Agriculture[edit]

  • Salinas is one of the main agricultural producers on the southern coast of Puerto Rico. It has large banana and papaya farms in its Coco and Aguirre barrios. The "Las 80" barrio is one of the main producers of beef in the south, counting with La Hacienda Las Carolinas which supplies Ganaderia Santiago, a slaughter house, with meat. Salinas also is headquarters for Canto Alegre, a company which specializes in poultry. This company supplies most of Puerto Rico's supermarkets with fresh poultry.

Business[edit]

  • Apparel, commercial fishing.

Industry[edit]

  • Aguirre Sugar Cane Mill, the last operational sugar cane mill in Puerto Rico, Aguirre Central closed its doors in 1993;

Electrical and electronic machinery, plastics, sunglasses.

Tourism[edit]

Landmarks and places of interest[edit]

View of "El Cayo Matias" in Salinas

Culture[edit]

Festivals and events[edit]

  • Abey Carnival - February
    • Abey - Cacique (Chief) of yucayeque-(village) in the area of Abeyno Salinas, Puerto Rico.
  • Pescao Festival - June
  • Matron Celebration - September
  • Festival Del Mojo Isleño

Demographics[edit]

Demographic distribution
Race - Salinas, Puerto Rico - 2000 Census[2]
Race Population  % of Total
White 4,645 74.6%
Black/African American 647 10.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native 29 0.4%
Asian 8 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
Some other race 599 9.8%
Two or more races 211 4.5%

Government[edit]

All municipalities in Puerto Rico are administered by a mayor, elected every four years. Karilyn Bonilla Colón (of the Popular Democratic Party) was elected as mayor at the 2012 general election, succeeding Carlos Rodríguez Mateo.

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]

On a green rectangular field, five white isosceles triangles equal in size, placed in the center of the flag and forming a row that covers the extent of the background. The green represents the land and the triangles hills of salt from which the name of the town is derived.

Coat of Arms[edit]

The shield uses the traditional colors of the town; green and silver. The salt knolls indicate in graphical form the name of the town: Salinas. The fish refer to the fishing. The sugar cane leaves that surround the shield, symbolize the sugar cane plantations.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Map and Directory of Salinas, PR http://www.MapandDirectory.com

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