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El Cinco
Tren Urbano in El Cinco
Tren Urbano in El Cinco
Location of El Cinco shown in yellow
Location of El Cinco shown in yellow
Commonwealth  Puerto Rico
Municipality Flag of San Juan, Puerto Rico.svg San Juan
Area
 • Total 1.35 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Land 1.34 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
66 ft (20 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 6,198
 • Density 4,625.4/sq mi (1,785.9/km2)
  2010 census

El Cinco (Spanish for The Five) is one of the 18 barrios of the municipality of San Juan, Puerto Rico and a former barrio of the dissolved municipality of Rio Piedras. As of the 2010 United States Census, it had a population of 6,198 and a land area of 1.34 square miles (3.5 km2) resulting in a population density of 4,625.4/sq mi (1,785.9/km2).

Transportation

The area is served by the Tren Urbano metro system with the elevated Cupey station is located on the intersection of highways PR-1 and PR-176 in El Cinco. Despite the name of the station, it is not located in the barrio of Cupey, although it is indeed located nearby.

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