Palmarejo River

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Palmarejo River
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Native nameRío Palmarejo
Location
Country United States
Territory Puerto Rico
Municipality Utuado
Physical characteristics
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 - elevation735 ft.

The Palmarejo River (Spanish : Río Palmarejo) is a river of Utuado in Puerto Rico.

Spanish language Romance language

Spanish or Castilian is a Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in the Americas and Spain. It is a global language and the world's second-most spoken native language, after Mandarin Chinese.

Utuado, Puerto Rico Municipality of Puerto Rico (U.S.)

Utuado is a municipality of Puerto Rico located in the central mountainous region of the island known as La Cordillera Central. It is located north of Adjuntas and Ponce; south of Hatillo and Arecibo; east of Lares; and west of Ciales and Jayuya. In land area it is the third-largest municipality in Puerto Rico. According to the 2000 US Census, the city has a population of 35,336 spread over 24 wards and Utuado Pueblo. The name Utuado derives from the Taíno word Otoao, meaning "between mountains". The municipality is known as La Ciudad del Viví meaning "The City of the Viví", derived from the Viví River which runs through Utuado: one river branch comes from Adjuntas and the other from Jayuya. These two rivers then meet near the Fernando L. Ribas Dominicci Avenue and continue the journey to Lago Dos Bocas.

Puerto Rico Unincorporated territory of the United States

Puerto Rico, officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and briefly called Porto Rico, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea, approximately 1,000 miles (1,600 km) southeast of Miami, Florida.

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Coordinates: 18°17′28″N66°36′53″W / 18.2910639°N 66.6146176°W / 18.2910639; -66.6146176 [1]

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