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Puerto Rico Weather

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Puerto Rico Facts

What is the capital of Puerto Rico?

Capital San Juan
Government Type presidential democracy; a self-governing commonwealth in political association with the US
Currency USD
Total Area 5,324 Square Miles
13,790 Square Kilometers
Location Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic
Language Spanish
GDP - real growth rate -0.6%
GDP - per capita (PPP) $28,500.00 (USD)

Puerto Rico Demographics

What is the population of Puerto Rico?

Ethnic Groups white (mostly Spanish origin) 80.5%, black 8%, Amerindian 0.4%, Asian 0.2%, mixed and other 10.9%
Nationality Adjective Puerto Rican
Nationality Noun Puerto Rican(s) (US citizens)
Population 3,189,068
Population Growth Rate -0.47%
Population in Major Urban Areas SAN JUAN (capital) 2.475 million
Predominant Language Spanish
Urban Population 98.9%

Puerto Rico Government

What type of government does Puerto Rico have?

  • Executive Branch: chief of state: President Joseph R BIDEN Jr. (since 20 January 2021); Vice President Kamala HARRIS (since 20 January 2021);... More
  • Suffrage: 18 years of age; universal; note - island residents are US citizens but do not vote in US presidential elections More
  • Citizenship: see United States More
  • National Holiday: US Independence Day, 4 July (1776); Puerto Rico Constitution Day, 25 July (1952) More
  • Constitution: previous 1900 (Organic Act, or Foraker Act); latest ratified 3 March 1952, approved 3 July 1952, effective 25 July 1952 More
  • Independence: none (territory of the US with commonwealth status) More

Puerto Rico Geography

What environmental issues does Puerto Rico have?

  • Climate: tropical marine, mild; little seasonal temperature variation More
  • Environment - Current Issues: erosion; occasional drought causing water shortages More
  • Terrain: mostly mountains with coastal plain belt in north; mountains precipitous to sea on west coast; sandy beaches along most coastal... More

Puerto Rico Economy

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Puerto Rico News & Current Events

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Interesting Puerto Rico Facts

What unique things can you discover about Puerto Rico?

  • When Christopher Columbus arrived there in 1493, the island was inhabited by the peaceful Arawak Indians, who were being challenged by the warlike Carib Indians.
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