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Arecibo(ärəsē`bō), city (1990 pop. 93,385), N Puerto Rico, a port on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the Rio Grande de Arecibo. It has rum distilleries and is the commercial and industrial center of a region that produces coffee, tobacco, sugarcane, and pineapples. The Arecibo ObservatoryArecibo Observatory,
radio-astronomy facility located near Arecibo, Puerto Rico, part of the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center. Conceived by, designed by, and built under the supervision of William E. Gordon, it was completed in 1963 and is now operated by the Univ.
..... Click the link for more information. is nearby. Arecibo was founded in 1616.
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