Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico's unique political situation within the USA.

Politically, Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States. They aren't a state of the USA so they cant vote.


Puerto Rico's favorite sport

Boxing and baseball are the top sport in Puerto Rico.


Music/Dances of Puerto Rico

Bomba- one of the traditional musical styles of Puerto Rico. It is the mixture of the three different cultures of the Island, the Spanish, African and Taino cultures. The base rhythm is played by two or more drums.



Plena- The music's beat and rhythm are usually played using hand drums called panderetas, but also known as panderos. The music is accompanied by a scrape gourd, the guiro. Pleneras resemble tambourines but without the jingles.

Puerto Rico's national Animal

Coqui


Capital and current population

Puerto Rico's capital is San Juan. The population of Puerto Rico is 3.667 million.


Puerto Rico's currency

The currency for Puerto Rico is the US Dollar.