Morovis is known as "La Isla Menos Morovis" (the island except Morovis). Morovis was founded in 1818 by Juan Evangelista Rivera and Juan José de Torres.
Morovis is located in the central region of the island, north of Orocovis; south of Manatí, Vega Baja, and Vega Alta; east of Ciales; and west of Corozal.
There are many well-known "moroveños", among them: Baltasar Corrada.
|Land Area:||101 sq km (38.6 sq mi)|
|Water Area:||0.05 sq mi|
|Density:||298.7 per sq km (776.2 per sq mi)|
|Per Capita Income:||$5,748|
|Source: 2000 Census|
|Hymn:||Oh Morovis, tu vives latente...|
|Wards:||Barahona, Cuchillas, Franquez, Monte Llano, Morovis Norte, Morovis Sur, Pasto, Perchas, Pueblo, Río Grande, San Lorenzo, Torrecillas, Unibón and Vaga.|
|Driving Distance:||39.1 miles *|
|Driving Time:||1 hour, 14 minutes|
Festivals and Events
- Dia de los Inocentes - December
- Festival del Cuatro - July
- Fiestas Patronales de Nuestra Sra. del Carmen - July
Every year, Morovis celebrates a patron saint festival. The festivities include dances, food, parades and religious processions. (787) 862-2155
- Homenaje a Don Felo - May