Cidra is known as "El Pueblo de la Eterna Primavera" (the town of the eternal spring) or "El Pueblo de la Paloma Sabanera". Cidra was founded in 1809.
Cidra is located in the central region of the island, north of Cayey; south of Comerío and Aguas Buenas; east of Aibonito; and west of Caguas. Its rivers are: Bayamón, de la Plata and Arroyata. The annual precipitation is approximately 63.38 inches and the average temperature is 81.2ºF.
There are many well-known "cidreños", among them: writer Benjamín López.
|Land Area:||94 sq km (36.1 sq mi)|
|Water Area:||0.42 sq km|
|Density:||454.8 per sq km (1,184.2 per sq mi)|
|Per Capita Income:||$7,877|
|Source: 2000 Census|
|Hymn:||Del corazón de Puerto Rico nació Cidra|
|Wards:||Arenas, Bayamón, Beatriz, Ceiba, Monte Llano, Pueblo, Rabanal, Rincón, Río Abajo, Salto, Sud and Toita.|
|Driving Distance:||29.6 miles *|
|Driving Time:||1 hour, 1 minute *|
You can find in this town the house of "La Paloma Sabanera" the only bird
in Puerto Rico with blue eyes, because of this the government protect
this specie and is classified in danger of extinction.
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