Ceiba, Puerto Rico

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Ceiba is both a small town and municipality in northeast Puerto Rico.wikipedia
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Fajardo, Puerto Rico

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Ceiba is located in the north-east coast of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, south of Fajardo, north of Naguabo and southeast of Río Grande.
Fajardo is a town and municipality in Puerto Rico (U.S.) located in the east region of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, north of Ceiba and east of Luquillo.

Naguabo, Puerto Rico

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Ceiba is located in the north-east coast of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, south of Fajardo, north of Naguabo and southeast of Río Grande.
Naguabo is a municipality in Puerto Rico located in the east coast of the island, north of Humacao; south of Río Grande and Ceiba; and east of Las Piedras.

Roosevelt Roads Naval Station

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Ceiba, situated near Fajardo, used to be home of an American military Naval base, the Roosevelt Roads Naval Station.
Roosevelt Roads Naval Station is a former United States Navy base in the town of Ceiba, Puerto Rico.

Río Grande, Puerto Rico

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Ceiba is located in the north-east coast of the island, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, south of Fajardo, north of Naguabo and southeast of Río Grande.
Río Grande is a municipality of Puerto Rico located in the Northern Coastal Valley, north of Las Piedras, Naguabo and Ceiba; east of Loíza and Canóvanas and west of Luquillo.

José Aponte de la Torre Airport

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She was met with skepticism about these plans from such groups as environmentalists, economists and others, but in 2008, José Aponte de la Torre Airport was inaugurated at the base's former site.
José Aponte de la Torre Airport is a public use airport owned by Puerto Rico Ports Authority and located 2.3 mi from Ceiba, a coastal town in Puerto Rico.

Municipalities of Puerto Rico

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Ceiba is both a small town and municipality in northeast Puerto Rico.

Ceiba

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It is named after the famous Ceiba tree.
In the surroundings of the legendary Ceiba de Ponce, broken pieces of indigenous pottery, shells, and stones were found to confirm the presence of Taino Indians long before the Spaniards that later settled in the area." In 1525, Spanish Conquistador Hernán Cortés ordered the hanging of Aztec emperor Cuauhtemoc from a Ceiba tree after overtaking his empire. The town of Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas, Mexico was founded in 1528 by the Spanish around La Pochota, Ceiba pentandra, according to tradition. Founded in 1838, the Puerto Rican town of Ceiba is also named after this tree. The Honduran city of La Ceiba founded in 1877 was named after a particular Ceiba tree that grew down by the old docks. In 1898, the Spanish Army in Cuba surrendered to the United States under a Ceiba, which was named the Santiago Surrender Tree, outside of Santiago de Cuba.

Demajagua River

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Its rivers includes; Río Daguao, Río Demajagua and Río Fajardo.
The Demajagua River (Río Demajagua) is a river of Ceiba, Puerto Rico.

Fajardo metropolitan area

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It is part of the Fajardo Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Fajardo River

Río Fajardo
Its rivers includes; Río Daguao, Río Demajagua and Río Fajardo.
It crosses Ceiba and Fajardo.

Daguao River

Río Daguao
Its rivers includes; Río Daguao, Río Demajagua and Río Fajardo.
Its source is in Chupacallos barrio in Ceiba and Naguabo, Puerto Rico.

Carlos Santos (boxer)

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Former IBF world Jr. Middleweight boxing champion Carlos Santos hails from Ceiba.
Carlos Santos (born October 1, 1955 in Ceiba, Puerto Rico) is a former boxer from Puerto Rico, who represented his native country as an amateur at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Ceiba barrio-pueblo

Ceiba barrio-pueblo is a barrio and the administrative center (seat) of Ceiba, a municipality of Puerto Rico.

Luis Vigoreaux

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Vigoreaux was born on April 12, 1928 in the Chupacallos ward of Ceiba, Puerto Rico.

Pablo Casals

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Pau and Marta made their permanent residence in the town of Ceiba, and lived in a house called "El Pessebre" (The Manger).

Culebra, Puerto Rico

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The municipality extends northwest into the seas between Fajardo and Culebra and thereby includes the reefs and islets named Arrecifes Hermanos and Arrecifes Barriles.

Domingo Quiñones

When he was four years old he moved to Puerto Rico with his parents and lived in Ceiba, Puerto Rico.

Rogelio Figueroa

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Rogelio Figueroa García was born on the Municipal Hospital of Naguabo, Puerto Rico and raised near by in the community of Parcelas Aguas Claras in Ceiba.