The Lares (GNIS FID: 1611348) is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lares Municipio at latitude 18.2947 and longitude -66.8771. Lares Municipio is in the Atlantic time zone (GMT -4). The elevation is 1,056 feet.
The formal official name is the Lares, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lares, Puerto Rico.
The U5 Census Class Code for Lares indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
The formal boundaries for the Lares (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lares: Santuario de la Patna.