Bayamó n at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:
Town (pop., 1995 est.: 231,000), NE Puerto Rico, part of the metropolitan area of San Juan. Puerto Rico's first settlement, Caparra, was founded nearby in 1508 by Spanish explorer J. Ponce de Leó n. Established as a town in 1772, it is now a manufacturing center for clothing, furniture, automotive parts, and metal products. Educational institutions include Bayamó n Central Univ.