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Puerto Rico
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico(Spanish)
Nickname(s): 
"Isla del Encanto" (Spanish)
('Island of Enchantment')
Motto(s): 
"Joannes est nomen ejus" (Latin)
('John is his name')
Anthem:"La Borinqueña" (Spanish)
(English: "The Borinquenian")
Location of Puerto Rico
Location of Puerto Rico
Sovereign stateUnited States
Before annexationCaptaincy General of Puerto Rico
Cession from SpainApril 11, 1899
Current constitutionJuly 25, 1952
Capital
and largest city
San Juan
18°27′N66°6′W / 18.450°N 66.100°W / 18.450; -66.100
Official languages
Common languages94.3% Spanish
5.5% English
0.2% French
0.1% other[2]
Ethnic groups
(2010)
75.8% White
12.4% Black
3.3% Two or more races
0.5% indigenous American & Alaskan native
0.2% Asian
<0.1% Pacific Islander
7.8% other[3]
Demonym(s)Puerto Rican
GovernmentDevolvedpresidentialconstitutionaldependency
Wanda Vázquez Garced (PNP/R)
LegislatureLegislative Assembly
Senate
House of Representatives
United States Congress
Jenniffer González (PNP/R)
Area
• Total
9,104 km2 (3,515 sq mi)
• Water (%)
1.6
Highest elevation
4,390 ft (1,340 m)
Population
• 2019 estimate
3,193,694[4][5] (136th)
• 2010 census
3,725,789
• Density
350.8/km2 (908.6/sq mi) (39th)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
Increase $128.556 billion[6] (78th)
• Per capita
Increase $41,198[6] (33rd)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
Increase $100.169 billion[6] (61st)
• Per capita
Increase $32,100[6] (27th)
Gini (2011)53.1[7]
high
HDI (2015)0.845[8]
very high · 40th
CurrencyUnited States dollar (US$) (USD)
Time zoneUTC-04:00 (AST)
Date formatmm/dd/yyyy
Driving sideright
Calling code+1 (787), +1 (939)
USPS abbreviation
PR
ISO 3166 code
Internet TLD.pr
Websitewww.pr.gov

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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