Bayamón, Puerto Rico

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Bayamón
Aerial view of Bayamón, with the Universidad Metropolitana spanning the highway
Aerial view of Bayamón, with the Universidad Metropolitana spanning the highway
Flag of Bayamón
Flag
Coat of arms of Bayamón
Coat of arms
Nicknames: 
"La Ciudad del Chicharrón" (The Porkrind City), "La Ciudad de Vaqueros" (The City of Cowboys), La Ciudad de las Ciencias ("The City of Science"), "La Ciudad del Tapón" (The City of Traffic Jams)
Motto(s): 
In Hoc Signo Vinces (Latin for: "By this sign you will conquer")
Anthem: "Bayamón, ciudad hermosa"
Location of Bayamón in Puerto Rico
Location of Bayamón in Puerto Rico
Coordinates: 18°22′48″N 66°09′48″W / 18.38000°N 66.16333°W / 18.38000; -66.16333Coordinates: 18°22′48″N 66°09′48″W / 18.38000°N 66.16333°W / 18.38000; -66.16333
Commonwealth Puerto Rico
FoundedMay 22, 1772
Government
 • MayorRamón Luis Rivera, Jr. (PNP)
 • Senatorial dist.2 – Bayamón
 • Representative dist.7, 8, 9
Area
 • Total44.53 sq mi (115.34 km2)
 • Land44.38 sq mi (114.95 km2)
 • Water0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
Elevation
52 ft (16 m)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total239,116
 • Density5,400/sq mi (2,100/km2)
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
Zip code
00956, 00957, 00959, 00961, 00960, 00958
Area code787
Major routesPR urban primary 2.svg PR urban primary 6.svg PR urban primary 167.svg PR urban primary 174.svg PR urban primary 177.svg PR urban primary 199.svg Ellipse sign 28.svg Ellipse sign 29.svg Ellipse sign 168.svg
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Websitemunicipiodebayamon.com

Bayamón (Spanish pronunciation: [baʝaˈmon]) is a city of Puerto Rico located in the northern coastal valley. It is part of the San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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