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Arecibo, PR

Arecibo, PR


Arecibo, PR

Moving to Arecibo, PR—A Great Caribbean City

Arecibo is located in the Northern Coastal Plain region of Puerto Rico about an hour from central San Juan.    With a population of 104,000, it is one of the largest cities in Puerto Rico.  It is the largest city by geographical size.  If you are moving to Arecibo, PR in the coming months, you will want to read the tips we have gathered below to aid you in making the transition.  We are here to help and we hope you love every minute of moving to Arecibo, PR. 

Moving to Arecibo, PR—Highlights

  • Climate—Annual precipitation runs around 53 inches and the average temperature is 78.  The weather is one of the best things about the city.  After all, it is in the Caribbean!
  • Transportation—Road and freeway travel is your best bet in this area.  Though it would be impossible to actually connect to another state, PR-2 is an “interstate” that connects Arecibo to all other major cities on the island.
  • Education—University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo enrolls 4500 students annually and offers residents an opportunity to get higher education in such fields as veterinary technology, elementary education, and Latin American studies.
  • Recreation— If you are moving to Arecibo, PR with a curiosity of outer space, you will love the Arecibo Observatory—the world's largest radio/radar telescope (run by Cornell University and the National Science Foundation).  The entry fee is only four bucks!
  • Food—Try the chicken marsala, lamb chops, or lobster at TJ Ranch, where a variety of Puerto Rican dishes such as goat and rabbit are also available upon request.

Moving to Arecibo, PR—Links for New Residents

Change of Address

Driver’s License

Arecibo, PR Map

Visit Puerto Rico

Arecibo Photos

The service center for Arecibo, PR is located in San Juan, PR.

Information about Arecibo, PR

Est. Population: Unknown
County: Arecibo
Latitude: 0.0000
Longitude: 0.0000
Zip Codes: 612
614