Puerto Rico

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About Country

Capital
San Juan
Population
Approximately 3.3 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
337 people per square kilometer
GDP
$103.5 billion (nominal, 2021 estimate)
Language
Spanish and English are the official languages, with Spanish being the predominant language spoken
Currency
US dollar (USD)
National Dish
As a U.S. territory, Puerto Rican cuisine is a fusion of African, TaΓ­no, and Spanish influences. Some popular dishes include arroz con gandules (rice with pigeon peas), mofongo (mashed plantains), and lechΓ³n (roasted pork)
Religion
Catholicism is the predominant religion in Puerto Rico, with a significant minority of the population practicing Protestantism and other religions
Climate
Puerto Rico has a tropical climate with a distinct wet season from May to November and a dry season from December to April
Main Industries
Manufacturing, finance, tourism, and agriculture
Level of Development
Puerto Rico is considered a developed country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of N/A (2020)
Area
Approximately 9,100 square kilometers

Escape to the tropical paradise of Puerto Rico πŸ‡΅πŸ‡·, where pristine beaches πŸ–οΈ, lush tropical rainforests 🌴, and historic landmarks 🏰 await. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture, explore the colorful streets of Old San Juan, and indulge in the island’s delicious cuisine. Plan your dream getaway to Puerto Rico today πŸ’ƒ!

Puerto Rico is a Caribbean island territory of the United States located in the northeastern Caribbean Sea. The island is known for its beautiful beaches, tropical climate, and rich cultural heritage.

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  • Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
  • Cueva Ventana, Arecibo, Puerto Rico
  • Old San Juan, San Juan Antiguo, San Juan, Puerto Rico (1)
  • Old San Juan, San Juan Antiguo, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rojo Cabo, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
  • San Juan Antiguo, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Vieques, Puerto Rico

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Puerto Rico include:

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    Old San Juan: a historic district in the capital city of San Juan known for its colorful buildings, cobblestone streets, and Spanish colonial architecture.

  • 2

    El Yunque National Forest: a rainforest in northeastern Puerto Rico known for its biodiversity, hiking trails, and waterfalls.

  • 3

    Culebra Island: a small island off the east coast of Puerto Rico known for its beautiful beaches, crystal-clear waters, and excellent snorkeling and diving.

  • 4

    Bioluminescent Bay: several bays around Puerto Rico, including Mosquito Bay in Vieques, that contain bioluminescent microorganisms that emit a blue-green glow at night.

  • 5

    La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site: a fortress in Old San Juan that dates back to the 16th century and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • 6

    Camuy River Cave Park: a series of limestone caves and underground rivers located in northwestern Puerto Rico.

  • 7

    Arecibo Observatory: a radio telescope located in northwestern Puerto Rico that has been used for astronomy research and was featured in the movie "Contact."

  • 8

    Flamenco Beach: a beautiful beach located on Culebra Island that has been ranked as one of the best beaches in the world.

  • 9

    Ponce Museum of Art: a museum in the city of Ponce that houses a large collection of Puerto Rican and Caribbean art.

  • 10

    GuΓ‘nica Dry Forest Reserve: a dry forest located on the southwestern coast of Puerto Rico known for its unique flora and fauna.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Puerto Rico has to offer. The island's rich culture, history, and natural beauty make it a popular destination for tourists from around the world.

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