What is the capital of Puerto Rico?
|Country Name||Puerto Rico|
|Full Country Name||Commonwealth of Puerto Rico|
|Etymology- history of name||Christopher COLUMBUS named the island San Juan Bautista (Saint John the Baptist) and the capital city and main port Cuidad de Puerto Rico (Rich Port City); over time, however, the names were shortened and transposed and the island came to be called Puerto Rico and its capital San Juan|
|Government Type||presidential democracy; a self-governing commonwealth in political association with the US|
|Capital Name||San Juan|
|Capital - geographic coordinate||18 28 N, 66 07 W|
|Capital Time Difference||UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)|
|Independence||none (territory of the US with commonwealth status)|
|National Holiday||US Independence Day, 4 July (1776); Puerto Rico Constitution Day, 25 July (1952)|
|Constitution||previous 1900 (Organic Act, or Foraker Act); latest ratified 3 March 1952, approved 3 July 1952, effective 25 July 1952|
|Dependency Status||unincorporated, organized territory of the US with commonwealth status; policy relations between Puerto Rico and the US conducted under the jurisdiction of the Office of the President|
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