Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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The city of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico located in northwestern end of Puerto Rico was founded by Luis de Cordova in 1775. It has fifteen wards and Aguadillo Pueblo which is the center of administrative and downtown activities in the city.

For five decades Aguadilla, Puerto Rico has been a place for the Air Force. A strategic facility was built here after World War II. As their economic sources, Aguadilla has several big and beautiful malls, shopping centers and stores. They also have major banks downtown such as Westernbank, Citi Bank, Scotiabank and others. Aguadilla before was a village for fishing. Over time, different industrial plants were established at their Technological Park in San Antonio, Camaseyes and Montaña Industrial Park, although there are still great potential for commercial fishing.

Aguadilla, Puerto Rico is working on their tourism. They created a water park and complex for ice skating. Aguadilla is famous for their surfing beaches that are world class. They have the most numbers of beaches compared to other municipalities. They hosted many professional and amateur events for surfing annually. If you want to surf, you can visit their famous beaches such as Table Tops, Surfer’s Beach, Gas Chamber, Survival and Las Ruinas. They are also known for their beautiful City Hall which was established in 1918, Bayan Treehouse, fountains, monuments, parks, town square, and lighthouses.

The place showcases events and festivities such as Three Kings watch every January, San Antonio and Kite Festival every April, Beach, Tuna, and Music Festival during May to July and the Patron Celebration held every October.

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