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Puerto Rico's Information

Flag of Puerto Rico
Land Area 8,870 km2
Water Area 4,921 km2
Total Area 13,791 km2
Population 3,578,056
Population Density 259.45 / km2
Government Type Presidential Democracy; A Self-Governing Commonwealth In Political Association With The Us
GDP (PPP) $131.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $37,700
Currency Dollar (USD)
Largest Cities
  • San Juan (418,140)
  • Bayamon (203,499)
  • Carolina (170,404)
  • Ponce (152,634)
  • Caguas (86,804)
  • Guaynabo (81,360)
  • Mayagueez (78,647)
  • Trujillo Alto (54,189)
  • Arecibo (49,318)
  • Fajardo (34,068)
  • Name: Puerto Rico, a Commonwealth territory
  • Capital City: San Juan (395,326 pop.)
  • Puerto Rico Population: 3,674,209 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: United States Dollar
    (conversion rates)

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    One US Dollar
  • Ethnicity: white (mostly Spanish origin) 76.2%, black 6.9%, Asian 0.3%, Amerindian 0.2%, mixed 4.4%, other 12%
  • GDP total: $64.84 billion (2010 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $16,300 (2010 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Spanish, English
  • Largest Cities: (by population) San Juan, Bayamon, Carolina, Ponce
  • Name: Puerto Rico, which is spanish for 'rich port,' was named by early Spanish settlers
  • National Day: US Independence Day, July 4; Puerto Rico Constitution Day, July 25
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant and other 15%
  • Symbols

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