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Where is Puerto Rico?

map showing the location of Puerto Rico

Located in the continent of the Caribbean, Puerto Rico covers 8,870 square kilometers of land and 4,921 square kilometers of water, making it the 164th largest nation in the world with a total area of 13,791 square kilometers.

Puerto Rico is a dependant territory of The United States Of America. The population of Puerto Rico is 3,998,905 (2012) and the nation has a density of 451 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Puerto Rico is the US Dollar (USD). As well, the people of Puerto Rico are refered to as Puerto Rican.

The dialing code for the country is 1 and the top level internet domain for Puerto Rican sites is .pr.

Puerto Rico does not share land borders with any countries.

To learn more, visit our detailed Puerto Rico section.

Quick facts

Population 3,998,905
Density 450.8 / km2 ( 1,167.7 / mi2 )
Languages English, Spanish
Capital San Juan (San Juan)
Currency US Dollar
GDP 103,000,000,000 (2013 data)
GDP per Capita 25,757 (2013 data)
Land Area 8,870 km2 (3,425 mi2)
Water Area 4,921 km2 (1,900 mi2)
Minimum Longitude -67.950
Maximum Longitude -65.200
Mininum Latitude 17.900
Maximum Latitude 18.550

What is the capital of Puerto Rico?

map showing the location of Puerto Rico
Location of San Juan on a map.

San Juan is the capital city of Puerto Rico. It has a population of 418,140, and is located on a latitue of 18.47 and longitude of -66.11.

Quick Facts About San Juan, the Capital Of Puerto Rico

City San Juan
Country Puerto Rico
Population 418,140
Longitude -66.10572000
Latitude 18.46633000
Elevation 11 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in Puerto Rico

Rank City Population
#1San Juan418,140
#2Bayamon203,499
#3Carolina170,404
#4Ponce152,634
#5Caguas86,804
#6Guaynabo81,360
#7Mayagueez78,647
#8Trujillo Alto54,189

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.