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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

Full nameGuaynabo, Puerto Rico
Official nameGuaynabo, Puerto Rico
Native name langes
Settlement typeMunicipality
Anthem"Guaynabo, pueblo querido"
CountryUnited States
TerritoryPuerto Rico
MayorHon. Héctor O'Neill Garcia
Senatorial dist.1 - San Juan
Representative dist.6 / 9
Total Area27.1 sq mi (70.2 km2)
Total Population100053 (2000)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneAST (UTC-4)

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Guaynabo (-esɡwaiˈnaβo) is a municipality in the northern part of Puerto Rico, located in the northern coast of the island, north of Aguas Buenas; south of Cataño; east of Bayamón; and west of San Juan. Guaynabo is spread over 9 wards and Guaynabo Pueblo (the downtown area and the administrative center of the suburb).

Guaynabo is considered, along with its neighbors - San Juan and the municipalities of Bayamón, Carolina, Cataño, Toa Alta, Canovanas, Caguas, Toa Baja, and Trujillo Alto - to be part of the Área Metropolitana (Metropolitan Area) of San Juan (the largest MSA in Puerto Rico. It is also part of the larger San Juan-Caguas-Fajardo Combined Statistical Area. The municipio has a land area of 27.13 square miles (70.26 km2) and a population of 100,053 as of the 2000 census.

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