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Santurce, San Juan

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Santurce is one of the districts of San Juan, Puerto Rico. It is also the biggest and most populated of all the districts in the capital. With a total population of 94,067, Santurce has a bigger population than most of the municipalities of Puerto Rico. As a result, it is also one of the most densely populated areas of the island .SummarySanturce is one of the top ten most-populated areas of the island. It includes the neighborhoods of Miramar, Loíza, Isla Grande, Barrio Obrero, and Condado, which are cultural hot spots for art, music, cuisine, fashion, hotels, technology, multimedia, film, textile and startups.The 2000 U.S. Census recorded a total population of 94,067 people living in an area of 5.24sqmi. It is the most populous borough (barrio) in Puerto Rico and one of the most densely populated areas of San Juan, at 17, 951.7 residents per square mile (6,931.2/km²).GeographyGeographically speaking, Santurce is a peninsula that is attached to the mainland in the east, where it borders with the Isla Verde district of Carolina. It is 7.6 km long from west to east, and up to 3.0 km wide in the eastern part. The peninsula is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean in the north, with more than five km of beaches from the Condado peninsula in the west, to a point 600 m east of "Punta Las Marías", where it borders on the Isla Verde area, and "Laguna San José" and its northern embayment, "Laguna Los Corozos" to the east.
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  • This is a realitivelly large area with great restaurants and smaller boutiques. It is largely residential,but there are great restaurants scattered throughout.  more »
  • We are currently staying in Santurce. We have walked the neighborhoods to the nearby beaches and to restaurants as well. Everyone here is very friendly. The police are constantly patrolling the area, ...  more »
  • Good college partys always in Santurce. Very famous area in San Juan with stuff to see. It's worth a short visit.  more »