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Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico (Spanish)
Motto: "Joannes est nomen ejus" (Latin)
"John is his name"
Anthem: "La Borinqueña"[a]
"The Borinquenian"

"The Star-Spangled Banner"
Location of Puerto Rico
Location of Puerto Rico
StatusUnincorporated territory
Capital
and largest city
San Juan
18°27′N66°6′W / 18.450°N 66.100°W / 18.450; -66.100
Official languagesSpanish(most commonly used)
English[1]
Common languages
94.7%Spanish[2]
5.3%English
Ethnic groups
75.8%White
12.4%Black
3.3%Two or more races
0.5%American Indian & Alaskan Native
0.2%Asian
<0.1%Pacific Islander
7.8%Other[3]
DemonymPuerto Rican(formal)
Boricua(colloquial)
Country United States
GovernmentCommonwealth[b]
Donald Trump (R)
Ricky Rosselló (NPP)
Resident CommissionerJenniffer González (NPP)
LegislatureLegislative Assembly
Senate
House of Representatives
Commonwealth within the United States
December 10, 1898
March 2, 1917
July 25, 1952
Area
• Total
9,104 km2 (3,515 sq mi) (169th)
• Water (%)
1.6
Population
• 2016 estimate
3,411,307[4] (130th)
• 2010 census
3,725,789
• Density
375/km2 (971.2/sq mi) (29th)
GDP (PPP)2015 estimate
• Total
$125.861 billion[5] (75th)
• Per capita
$35,024[6] (29th)
GDP (nominal)2015 estimate
• Total
$103.676 billion[7] (62th)
• Per capita
$27,939[8] (32nd)
Gini (2011)53.1[9]
high
HDI (2015)0.845[10]
very high · 40th
CurrencyUnited States dollar ($) (USD)
Time zoneAtlantic(UTC-4)
• Summer (DST)
no longer observed (UTC-4)
Drives on theright
Calling code+1-787, +1-939
ISO 3166 codePR
Internet TLD.pr
  1. ^ "The Star-Spangled Banner" serves as the national anthem for the United States of America and its territories.
  2. ^ The term 'Commonwealth' does not describe or provide for any specific political status or relationship. It has, for example, been applied to both states and territories. When used in connection with areas under U.S. sovereignty that are not states, the term broadly describes an area that has a constitution of its adoption.[11]

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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