Puerto Rico

Demographics

Puerto Ricans. $19,370. Puerto Rico's climate falls on the tropical climatic zone. Temperatures are moderate all around, as well as easterly trade winds. Some tourism in Puerto Rico, Camuy River Cave Park, Isle Verde, Museo de Arte Ponce, Parque De Bombas, and much more.

Cultural Information

Music includes Bomba, Plena, and Salsa. Some Puerto Rican traditions that are very famous are, Parrandas, as well as their long celebration of Christmas, Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastián, which starts November 23rd, to the end of January.

Political Information

Puerto Rico is a self-governing government in association with the U.S. Arawak Indians settled in Puerto Rico. They called the island Boriquen.

Historical Events

In December, 1898, the Treaty of Paris ends the Spanish American War, giving the U.S possession of the island.

Famous People

Carlos Belrán, a professional baseball outfielder and designated hitter for the New York Yankees.

Ricky Martin, a singer, actor, and author.

Benicio Del Toro, an actor.


Popular Tourist Attraction

Museo de la Música Puertorriqueña, a museum in Ponce, Puerto Rico, showing the development of music in Puerto Rico, with displays Taíno, Spanish, and African instruments.

Exposé| Food & Agriculture

Some basic background of their food include, rice, chorizo, oysters, etc. . . Puerto Rico has food influences from Spanish/European, African and United States.

Puerto Rico's agriculture is very wide with crops and animals. Crops can be, coffee, yams, papayas, lemons, limes, and so much more. Animals can be, goats, sheep, pigs, mules, and more.

Exposé| Livestock & Natural Exports

Livestock can include, goats, sheep, pigs, mules, and more.

There are a lot of natural exports, such as oil and natural gas, copper and nickel as well as as lot of minerals.