Yauco Tourism

Yauco (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈʝauko]) is a city (ciudad) and municipality in southwestern Puerto Rico, centered on the city of the same name. Although the city is inland, the municipality stretches to a southern coast facing the Caribbean. Yauco is south of Maricao, Lares and Adjuntas; east of Sabana Grande and Guánica; and west of Guayanilla. The municipality has 20 wards and the main city Yauco zona urbana (Yauco Urban Zone). It is both a principal city of the Yauco Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Ponce-Yauco-Coamo Combined Statistical Area. According to the United States Census Bureau the population of Yauco in the year 2000 was 46,384 persons, decreasing to 42,043 persons in 2010, a net loss of 4,341 people or 9.36% of its population. Its land area is 176.5 square kilometers with a population density of 238.2. The urban zone accounted for 17,186 of its inhabitants in the 2010 census. Founded by Fernando Pacheco on February 29, 1756, Yauco was a center for Corsican immigration to Puerto Rico in the 19th century due to its geographical similarity to their homeland. Corsicans have contributed to many areas of life in Yauco, particularly its coffee-producing agriculture. This has contributed to its nicknames of El Pueblo del Café (City of Coffee), and Los Corsos (The Corsicans). It is also known as La Capital Taína (Taíno Capital) after the native peoples of Puerto Rico.

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Looking for travel information about Yauco? Explore the best travel advice on Yauco, Puerto Rico. Yauco is located at a short trip away from Aguadilla a major city in Puerto Rico. Attractions in Aguadilla include Old San Juan, San Juan National Historic Site, Castillo De San Cristobal. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Rafael Hernández Airport. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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  • Know the pollution level of Yauco before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 93.75 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 87.5 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 70 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 55 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • How safe is Yauco for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Yauco.

    • Burglary and Theft 67.05 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 78.41 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 82.95 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 85.23 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 67.05 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 84.09 (Very High)
    • Attacks 60.23 (High)
    • Drug offense 89.77 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 14.77 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 69.32 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.41 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 73.86 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Yauco is 116.15 (High)

    • Safety Index 25.89 (Low)
    • Climate Index 79.56 (High)
    • Pollution Index 69.66 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24.75 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 65.99 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 36.81 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.05 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 81.05 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Yauco

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40 USD

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