Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. YAbucoa is a small town in the south eastern tip of Puerto Rico located in the southeastern region, north of Maunabo; south of San Lorenzo, Las Piedras and Humacao; and east of Patillas and about one hour from San Juan. YAbucoa is spread over 9 wards and Yabucoa Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city). IT is part of the San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo Metropolitan Statistical Area. ITs name is derived from the Taíno word meaning land of water, most likely due to the large number of rivers that water the region. YAbucoa is also known as "La Ciudad del Azúcar" (The City of Sugar). YAbucoa is known for its agricultural prowess because of the surrounding fertile valley that produces a large amount of the island''s sugar, plantain and bananas.