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Puerta de Tierra in the East of Old San Juan

Puerta de Tierra is a subbarrio occupying the eastern portion of the barrio of San Juan Antiguo in the municipality of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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YearPop.±%
18995,453—    
191010,836+98.7%
192015,716+45.0%
193011,936−24.1%
193513,356+11.9%
194011,480−14.0%
19509,114−20.6%
19608,075−11.4%
19706,143−23.9%
19805,522−10.1%
19905,366−2.8%
20004,135−22.9%
20102,924−29.3%
Populations of military and naval reserves are not included from 1899 through 1940.

Puerta de Tierra conforms the eastern portion of the Islet of San Juan and its connected to the mainland by bridges and a causeway. Puerta de Tierra is the site of many of Puerto Rico's government buildings. With a 2000 census population of 4,135 and a land area of 0.60 sq. miles (1.55 km²), Puerta de Tierra is the largest and most populous subbarrio of Old San Juan.[1]

In October 2017, Puerta de Tierra won an award from the International Union of Architects, a non-governmental body based in Switzerland which represents the world's architects. Puerta de Tierra was awarded best public spaces.[2]

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  1. ^ Puerto Rico:2010:population and housing unit counts.pdf (PDF). U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Census Bureau. 2010. p. 76.
  2. ^ VOCERO, Por Yaritza Rivera Clemente, EL. "Paseo Puerta de Tierra gana premio en Suiza". El Vocero de Puerto Rico (in Spanish).

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