The capital of Puerto Rico is San Juan which is also the busiest cruise-ship ports in the world.
The Puerto Ricans are a blend of Spanish, Taino Indian, African and European cultures.
The official languages are Spanish and English.
The unofficial mascot of the island is a tiny tree frog called “Coqui’ that measures an inch in length.
The Constitution guarantees freedom for all faiths. The major religions are Catholic (85%), Protestants (8%) and others.
Puerto Rico is a U.S. territory and the currency used is the USD (United States dollar). U.S. citizens do not need a passport or a currency converter.
More than 70% of the rum sold in the U.S. comes from Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is also famous for its coffee made from the Arabica cherry.
Puerto Rico imports chemicals, clothing, machinery and equipment, fish, food and petroleum products. Wood from the native tree “El Guayacan” is so strong that it suffers less wear than steel.
Puerto Rico houses the world’s largest single-dish radio telescope, spanning almost 20 acres. Visitors can tour this incredible facility at Arecibo. Every year 200 scientists visit the Observatory facilities to pursue their research project.
El Yunque is the only subtropical rainforest in the U.S. National Forest Service and is a must- visit destination for tourists.
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Short about Puerto Rico
Is located in the Caribbean island on the Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic and West of the British Virgin Islands