Official state name: Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico has approximately 3.706.000 inhabitants, of which about 3.900.000 (105,2% of the population) Spanish native speakers.
Besides Spanish, in Puerto Rico people also speak English.
Head of State is Barack Obama (USA) and Government Chief is Luis Fortuño.
Puerto Rico covers an area of approximately 9.000 km² and borders on n.a..
Currency of Puerto Rico: Us-Dollar (code: USD, currency symbol: US-$)
Current time in Puerto Rico: 16:42:10 h
Time difference between Puerto Rico and UTC/GMT (Londres): -4 hours
Daylight saving time (DST): not observed
The international area code for calls from abroad for Puerto Rico is : +1.
Voltage in Puerto Rico: 120 V.
Websites of Puerto Rico end usually with .pr
Well known products of Puerto Rico: Hammocks, Mundillo Lace, Masks, Cigars
Experience Puerto Rico’s heritage, get in touch with its flavor and enjoy the culture and the history of this Carrebean island!
Puerto Rico has beautiful beaches, tropical landscapes, and 500 years of Spanish cultural influence.
Porto Rico forms part of the USA.
Puerto Rico is the smallest of the Greater Antilles. (3,435 square miles - 8,768 km²).
The Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean surround Puerto Rico.
In addition, two small islands, Culebra and Vieques lie off the east coast, and the tiny island of Mona to the west.
El Yunque, the only rain forest in the U.S. National Forest Service, is 28,000 acres of lush tropical forest, unique flora and fauna, and myriad brooks and waterfalls.
Hiking trails and rest huts abound, and an observation tower offers sweeping views of the northeast corner of the Island.
The rain forest is only 45 minutes from the capitalSan Juan.
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