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Cayey

Cayey - description of the city:

In the central part of Puerto Rico island, on the slopes of the mountain hills lies the town of Cayey, from 7615km from the capital of the island-San Juan. According to the city`s status, it is the administrative center of the same-name municipality, which includes 21 districts. The town is a part of area of San Juan-Caguas-Guanabo. It is known as a major industrial and commercial center. In Cayey are operating the world-famous companies as Procter and Gamble, Coca Cola, and one of the several campuses of the University of Puerto Rico.

The origin of the place name has an Indian roots and it is translated from the language of the Taino peoples as a «place of water». Prior to the first quarter of the 20th century the town was a part of underdeveloped agricultural district, where were living mostly small farmers. Over time, their landed properties were bought by large companies for the cultivation of export crops. Since the mid of 20th century, the city began to develop under the new government program,  which was focused on the industrialization of the city. Nor far from the city`s border region is located one of the largest TV and radio stations of the island.                         

Country Puerto Rico
International title Cayey
Population 18,494 people
Timezone America/Puerto_Rico
State Cayey Municipio
Geographic coordinates Latitude: 18.11191 x Longitude: -66.166

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