flag Puerto Rico Puerto Rico: Introducció

Capital: San Juan


Total Population: 3,667,000
Natural Increase: 0.4%
Density: 446 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 99.0%
Population of main cities including suburbs: San Juan (310,000); Bayamón (155,900); Carolina (133,800); Ponce (108,000); Caguas (72,700); Guaynabo (67,300)
Ethnic Origins: A predominantly Latin American country, Puerto Ricans are a mixed population of Europeans, mainly of Spanish origin (about 66%), African Americans (about 12%), as well as about 22% mestizo and other origins such as Amerindians, Hawaiians and others from the Pacific region. (U.S. Census Bureau)
Official Language: The two official languages are Spanish and English.
Other Languages Spoken: The different minorities speak Cantonese, Hindi, French, Haitian Creole, Italian, German and other languages.
Business Language(s): English
Religion: The main religion is Christianity.

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In San Juan

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: U.S Dollar (USD)

Country Overview

Area: 9,104 km²
Type of State: Autonomous state with commonwealth status within the United States of America; republican government; constitutional system.
Type of Economy: Classified as a high income economy, Puerto Rico has the highest GDP per capita in Latin America, but the lowest one in the United States. The Port of San Juan is the world's 10th largest cargo port and Puerto Rico is one of the world's leaders in rum production..


Telephone Code:
To call from Puerto Rico, dial 011
To call Puerto Rico, dial 1
Internet Suffix: .pr

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